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6 Major Types of Emergency Alerts

Caroline Duncan - Apr 21, 2022 8:59:55 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 6:45:00 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 7:23:00 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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Power Outages Notification to Protect your Business (and a Template)

Caroline Duncan - Mar 15, 2022 9:15:00 PM

When your company relies on electrical equipment to function, a power outage can cause huge disruptions. It can mean that many tasks performed by your employees may not be able to happen, and productivity and profitability will be affected. Communicating with employees can help to mitigate the negative effects of power outages and will keep everyone on the same page about when power will be restored and what work they can do, if any, in the interim.

Topics: Emergency Alert System- Emergency communications

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Digital Signage for Emergency Alerts: How to Use

Caroline Duncan - Jan 28, 2022 7:00:00 PM

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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Business continuity vs disaster recovery. 5 top differences

Caroline Duncan - Jan 26, 2022 7:00:00 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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Workplace Safety Newsletter. Best Ideas

Caroline Duncan - Jan 24, 2022 7:00:00 PM

Taking actions to ensure that employees have a safe workplace is a top priority for every employer. This includes communicating workplace safety with employees. When it comes to ensuring safety messages for the workplace are delivered appropriately, sending safety newsletters is a good way to ensure you get the information out there.

Topics: HR Communications- Emergency communications

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Employee Welfare: How to Improve

Caroline Duncan - Nov 25, 2021 1:38:00 PM

Employee welfare is an important investment for your company. Your company’s greatest assets are its people. When you look after your people, you’re helping to invest in the success of your company and to safeguard its future.

Topics: Employee Engagement- Emergency communications

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How to Write a Fire Evacuation Plan for Your Business’ Premises?

Caroline Duncan - Sep 17, 2021 4:49:00 PM

How prepared are you for an emergency in your workplace? At a minimum, you should have a fire evacuation plan in place to keep your employees safe. If you don’t have one, it isn’t too late!

Topics: duty of care- Emergency communications

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Creating A Culture Of Safety In The Workplace

Caroline Duncan - Aug 31, 2021 10:08:53 PM

Your employees are your most important asset, and you have a legal and moral responsibility to ensure that they are safe in the workplace. However, safety isn’t just a job for management: every member of your team has an important role to play in keeping the workplace safe.

Topics: HR Communications- Emergency communications

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