Category Archives: Emergency Notification System

Vigilance and Norris helping schools combat vaping, bullying epidemics

It’s no doubt that the vaping and bullying epidemics are on the rise. In statistics from stopbullying.gov, 28% of grade 6-12 students admit they have been bullied and only 20%-30% of those confide in an adult. In separate statistics from drugabuse.gov, 7 out of 10 teens are exposed to vaping and e-cig advertising. Of those […]

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 […]

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 […]