Now more than ever, emergency notification systems and systems integration are paramount

As 20th anniversary of the Columbine mass shooting looms, now more than ever, organizations, municipalities, and schools need to have their electronic life-safety and security systems in place and their emergency preparedness/response protocols practiced and ready to deploy. Recent reports of a teen infatuated with the Columbine massacre who traveled from her home in Miami […]

Unprepared During Parkland Shooting

Unprepared and Overwhelmed If there is something to take away from this event, it is that you need to be prepared, NOW. Too many people think that an event like the Parkland shooting will never happen at their location. For the Broward County Sheriff’s Office and school district, they thought the same thing until February […]

Best Practices for Emergency Notification System Testing

Best Practices Having an Emergency Notification System (ENS) is a step in the right direction when considering emergency preparedness. Still, just having this system is not enough. When an emergency happens, we tend to find out that an Emergency Notification System was either not in place or was never utilized. Also, there have been a […]

Are You Prepared for a Medical Emergency?

Medical Preparedness The most important medical procedure is the preparation that goes into it before it is ever utilized. When an emergency happens, every second counts which is why you need a plan of action in place, today! Updating Your Emergency Response Plan Even today, many facilities still do not have an emergency response plan […]

Active Shooter Preparedness

What is an Active Shooter? According to the U.S. Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security, an active shooter is defined as an individual who is actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people. In most cases active shooters use a firearm(s) and display no pattern or method for selection of their […]