Emergency Notification Systems and Crisis Communication – Blog

Omnilert Manage Named the 2020 Campus Safety BEST Award Winner

Elizabeth Venafro By Elizabeth Venafro

LEESBURG, Va., August 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnilert, the pioneer in emergency notification and management solutions, today announced it’s Omnilert Manage solution was named the winner of Campus Safety Magazine’s 2020 Campus Safety BEST Awards honoring superior emergency management and safety solutions for institutions of higher education, K-12 campuses, and healthcare organizations.

 

Omnilert Manage is a leading-edge critical event management system that allows for the automation of predefined actions to initiate reliable, expedited responses and eliminate the potential for human error. The multi-channel solution provides two-way interactivity and incident management through its mobile application, enabling customers to quickly gain actionable information from users through polling, tip submissions, and telemetry from their devices, such as the user’s location. Follow up communications can then be sent to successively more targeted groups based on the information received. 

 

This year’s winner was chosen through independent voting by a panel of judges, along with the editors of Campus Safety Magazine.  Entries were judged on innovation, functionality, competitive advantages, benefits to the installer or monitoring provider, and benefits to the end user.

 

"Campus Safety Magazine takes pride in focusing on content that helps protection professionals in the healthcare and education markets keep their students, teachers, patients, visitors, and campuses safe and secure," stated Robin Hattersley Gray, Executive Editor of Campus Safety Magazine.

 

“This achievement is validation of the progress we have made in bringing innovation to the emergency notification and management space,” said Omnilert CEO David Fraser. “We will continue to introduce new technologies to best support our customers in promoting safety, security, and compliance on their campuses.”

 

The award announcement comes on the heels of the introduction of Omnilert's “100% installed” Instant AppOmnilert Manage can be accessed through the Instant App, which provides users with the complete app experience without requiring them to download or install anything.  The Instant App enables administrators to overcome the burden of promoting awareness and encouraging download of an app.

 

About Omnilert

Omnilert is the pioneer in emergency notification and management solutions and a leader in the higher education market.  Its reliable product offerings provide organizations with peace of mind by streamlining instantaneous communications and response efforts to promote safety, security, and compliance.

 

About Campus Safety 

Campus Safety (CS) Magazine, CampusSafetyMagazine.com and Campus Safety Conference exclusively serve campus police chiefs, security directors, IT personnel, emergency managers and executive administrators involved in the public safety and security of major hospitals, schools and universities in the United States. CS is a product of Emerald Expositions.



Yes! Send Me Vital Industry News & Updates

Active Shooter Emergency Preparedness Guide - During

No organization wants to think about the day that an emergency might happen at their facilities, especially an active shooter crisis, but it is something that each organization must prepare. Not only is mass emergency preparation a legal obligation, but most would argue that it is a moral one. You want to keep your people informed and out of harm’s way. If there’s an emergency, people expect to be notified and provided the guidance to remain safe. There are many alerts that we have grown accustomed to receiving such as weather alerts, Amber or Silver Alerts, or even local emergency alerts. So, if there’s an active shooter emergency in the vicinity, people expect to be alerted in a similar fashion.

Continue Reading

Emergency Communications & Notifications, Emergency Planning & Preparation, Automating Emergency Notifications

Juliet Hulse 

Triggering Severe Weather Safety Notifications Through Omnilert Scenarios

Severe weather can happen at any time. Depending on the season and your location, weather threats can range from thunderstorms and tornadic activity to hurricanes, Nor’easters, or even a wintry mix. Having emergency communication plans and an automated method of distributing said communications in place helps ensure you and the people you are responsible for are kept safe and informed during severe weather season - no matter which season.

Continue Reading

Emergency Communications & Notifications, Emergency Planning & Preparation

Andy Hausman 

Off-Campus Timely Warnings - An Explanation

Of all the requirements of the Jeanne Clery Act college and university communities most frequently associate it with the timely warning. As an original part of the 1990 law timely warnings have fundamentally changed how students and employees learn about campus crime in a way that is now firmly enshrined in their cultures as it is what they most frequently see.

Continue Reading

Emergency Communications & Notifications, Emergency Planning & Preparation, Automating Emergency Notifications

New Call-to-action