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Active Shooter Notification System: Alert Employees in 1 Minute

Caroline Duncan - Oct 28, 2021 8:30:00 AM

If an active shooter is on the loose, you’ll have a little-to-no warning that they are about to attempt to kill and injure people.

Topics: Emergency Alert System

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How to Choose a Mass Notification System: Comparison

Caroline Hamilton - Oct 26, 2021 12:15:00 AM

Are you prepared to handle an emergency in your organization? Ensuring that people get the right information in a timely manner can mean the difference between life and death. Investing in a mass emergency communication system is one of the best choices you can make in order to keep your employees safe in the event of a life-threatening situation.  But with so many different products on the market, you need to do an emergency notification system comparison to determine the best fit for your organization.

Topics: Emergency Alert System- Mass notification

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Safety Communications In The Workplace: 10 Best Strategies For 2021

Caroline Duncan - Aug 27, 2021 6:15:21 PM

Creating a safe workplace for your employees isn’t something that just happens by osmosis. Instead, it takes a concerted effort from management to set and maintain safety standards and guide and educate employees. Workplace safety communication is a critical part of this – there’s little point in having policies and procedures if people don’t know about them and don’t know what’s expected of them.

Topics: Emergency Alert System- HR Communications- Emergency communications

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School Alert System: Basics For 2021 And 5 Emergency Message Templates

Caroline Duncan - Jul 29, 2021 5:40:00 PM

Keeping students and staff safe during an emergency is a priority for administrators in schools, colleges and universities around the world.

Topics: Education- Emergency Alert System

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Safety Messages To Employees: The 15 Best Ideas Besides “be safe”

Caroline Duncan - Jul 23, 2021 9:10:55 PM

Building a safety culture in your organization, where employees understand what procedures they must take to be safe and how to report any hazards should be one of your top priorities. Not only will a safe workplace help to keep your employees motivated with high levels of morale, there are many benefits to the organization as a whole to do this.

Topics: Emergency Alert System- HR Communications

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Keep Employees Safe: 7 Ways To Do So In 2021

Caroline Duncan - Jun 21, 2021 7:31:34 PM

Keeping workers safe is one of the most important responsibilities of any employer. There are both moral and legal reasons to take every step necessary to ensure that workers don’t come to any harm in the workplace.

Topics: Emergency Alert System

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How To Alert Employees In An Emergency

Caroline Duncan - Apr 30, 2021 4:43:00 PM


Emergencies and disasters can strike at any time, often when you least expect them. In most circumstances you will have no warning at all that an emergency situation is about to unfold.

Topics: Emergency Alert System

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Incident Response Communication Plan Template

Caroline Duncan - Apr 7, 2021 5:04:29 PM

Major incidents are events that occur in an organization that are generally critical in nature and require urgent attention in order to remediate the problem. Each business will have its idea of what constitutes a major incident, but in general, they can be things like IT outages, power cuts, systems failures, inclement weather, and anything else that can harm your business operations.  By effectively communicating with your employees during a major incident, you can help to minimize the impact it will have.

Topics: Emergency Alert System- IT Outage

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How To Keep Employees Informed During Civil Unrest

Caroline Duncan - Jan 28, 2021 6:22:00 PM

As we’ve seen in the United States throughout 2020 and now into 2021, civil unrest can occur in just about any city, with the potential to impact on business operations. From protests to riots to insurrection, the USA has seen it all recently.

Topics: Emergency Alert System- Internal Communications

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Alternative Communications Systems During A Disaster For Businesses

Caroline Duncan - Jan 21, 2021 6:30:00 PM

A disaster can happen at any time, in any place, without any warning.  Whether it be a hurricane, flood, earthquake, fire, terrorist attack, civil unrest, cyber-attacks, or mass casualty accident, people and businesses can get caught up in the unforeseen.

Topics: Emergency Alert System

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