As humans, it is common for us to get set in our ways. Change is never perceived as easy, and as Stan Goldberg said in Psychology Today, “being is easier than becoming”. But in the overlap of technology advancements with organizational safety initiatives, the obligation to move forward to provide better ways to save lives and keep our people informed during an emergency is alive and well. Although we can be resistant at times, we must make continuous changes to stay with the times and improve.
When an emergency strikes, emotions are high and sometimes you may not remember what to do or say. Without having proper preparations in place ahead of time, risk increases and you are exposed to a possible decreased success rate in regards to proper emergency response.
The same sentiment echos when considering what to do during an emergency. What should you do during the most important minute and the following first moments of an emergency?
Proper planning and preparation before an incident ensures a concise response that helps manage the adrenaline and stress that inevitably accompany an emergency.
This is the most important part of the Critical Communications Cycle.
Communicating with the masses has been a fundamental challenge humans have grappled with since the dawn of existence. As time progressed, the ingenuity of man yielded advancements in the ability to communicate with his tribes, villages, and communities. From the smoke signal to mass emergency notification systems, this evolution has produced infinite capabilities to communicate almost instantly with the masses—regardless of where they are.
Omnilert is pleased to introduce the new Network Status dashboard. This new resource allows customers to access live updates related to the Omnilert Network. The genesis was to provide full transparency to our customers and to fulfill our quest to be continually responsive to our customers’ needs and requests.
When it comes to critical communications, just as flying an aircraft filled with hundreds of passengers, failure is not an option. There is no second chance to get it right. So, when it’s crucial that your communications are received, can you be certain your organization will succeed? Ongoing performance testing and measuring all of the ‘moving parts’ of a system goes a long way toward reducing this risk. This is where Proven Success Indicators come in.