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Panic Buttons for Organizations

Caroline Duncan - Apr 13, 2023 7:55:38 PM

Businesses need to be prepared for a range of situations that their company could become impacted by so that they can ensure the safety of staff and customers, mitigate risks and minimize losses. Having strategies, systems, and the right tools in place to respond to critical incidents and other emergency situations can make a major difference in outcomes when an emergency situation actually occurs. Communication strategies, evacuation procedures, and training for employees are key to this as well as ensuring that the company has invested in the right resources to keep people safe.

Topics: Emergency Alert System- Crisis Communications- Emergency communications

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Disaster Recovery vs Business Continuity: 5 Top Differences

Caroline Duncan - Jan 19, 2023 12:30:00 PM

When your company faces a crisis, it is important that you are prepared for both business continuity and disaster recovery so that you can resume your operations as quickly as possible. Understanding business continuity vs disaster recovery is essential – you shouldn’t get the two confused. Having plans for both will help with your organization’s recovery and ongoing viability.

Topics: Emergency Alert System- IT Outage- Business Continuity- IT communications- Emergency communications

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15 Ideas Safety Message to Employees

Caroline Duncan - Sep 22, 2022 2:44:00 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- Emergency communications

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Top 10 Workplace Safety Tips Every Employee Should Know

Caroline Duncan - Sep 7, 2022 2:17:00 PM

Workplace health and safety is important for every organization, no matter how big or small. Employers have legal and moral obligations to keep their employees safe. But workplace safety is everyone’s responsibility. Communicating safety tips at the workplace to employees can help to ensure everyone is safe.

Topics: Emergency Alert System- Emergency communications

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Digital Signage For Emergency Alerts: How To Use

Caroline Duncan - Aug 18, 2022 10:30:00 AM

When your organization is affected by an emergency, taking every step possible to ensure the safety of your employees and other stakeholders is critical. Using alerts and digital signage that is available through emergency notification software can help to enhance your safety measures.

Topics: Emergency Alert System- Emergency communications- Digital signage

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Inclement Weather Policies for Hospitals: A Guide for 2022

Caroline Duncan - Jul 21, 2022 3:14:42 PM

Is your healthcare organization prepared for how it will continue to operate in the event of a severe weather episode? Inclement weather policies for hospitals are important to guide the organization when the weather turns nasty.

Topics: Healthcare- Emergency communications

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Culture of Safety in Healthcare: 5 Steps to Success

Caroline Duncan - Jul 14, 2022 4:53:00 PM

Creating a culture of safety in healthcare is necessary to ensure that the health, safety and wellbeing of your employees and patients alike is a priority for your organization. Implementing a safety culture in a healthcare setting can be challenging, however.

Topics: Healthcare- Emergency communications

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Alerts In Emergency Warning Systems

Caroline Duncan - Apr 21, 2022 4:59:55 PM

The major emergency alert systems in use today

Emergency notification systems are designed to alert an audience to an emergency or other life-threatening or dangerous event so that people can be informed as quickly as possible so as to take appropriate steps to be safe.

Topics: Emergency Alert System- Emergency communications

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Ensuing Business Continuity for Government With an Emergency Notification System

Caroline Duncan - Mar 23, 2022 2:45:00 PM

Government organizations need to be prepared to continue their operations even if they are mired in a crisis. Having an effective government business continuity plan in place will provide a roadmap for your organization to follow both during and after a critical event. Incorporating a government emergency alert system into these plans will be extremely beneficial should the worst-case scenario occur.

Topics: Emergency Alert System- Government Industry- Emergency communications

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Hospital Emergency Preparedness Tips for Management 2022

Caroline Duncan - Mar 17, 2022 3:23:00 PM

Emergencies can strike at any time. Whether it’s a natural disaster like an earthquake, hurricane, flood or tornado, or if it’s a man-made disaster like terrorism or an active shooter, you never know what could be around the corner.

You obviously can’t rely on a crystal ball to predict when most emergency situations are going to take place, but the next best thing is being prepared for a range of different scenarios.

Topics: Emergency Alert System- Healthcare- Emergency communications

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