Emergency Notification Systems and Crisis Communication – Blog

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. As a result, they now often expect to be warned about crimes including those that technically fall outside Clery geography but may nonetheless affect the campus. Addressing these expectations begins with a clear policy shaped with stakeholder input.

 

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Emergency Communications & Notifications, Emergency Planning & Preparation

S. Daniel Carter

Venue Safety - Delivering Emergency Notifications Across All Available Channels

No matter a venue’s purpose or location, there are bound to be all sorts of emergency incidents that occur. Whether that be weather-related events, active intruders, medical emergencies, or even the presence of dangerous animals. It is the responsibility of the organization to keep their constituents informed of emergencies and provide guidance as to the actions to be taken in the case of an emergency. This responsibility is synonymous to having fire alarms in your building, the display of exit plans, and the accompanying drills.

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

Juliet Hulse

Preparing Your Business for Severe Winter Weather

For most of us, when we hear severe winter weather we imagine sheets of white snow covering the roads — potentially allowing us to work from home or have the day off from work and school. Heavy snow is what many of us fear most when we think of winter weather. It can cause delays - or even cancellations - in our day to day lives. Although snowstorms can be brutal, organizations typically react as proactively as possible to prepare the roads, sidewalks, and parking lots with salt — and have the snow plows and shovels ready.

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Emergency Communications & Notifications, Emergency Planning & Preparation

Juliet Hulse

Implementing an Emergency Response & Action Plan at a Corporate Campus

Steve Jobs once said, “Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower,” meaning in order to create something or do something that’s never been done before, you have to be willing to go where no one has gone before. That’s what leading is all about. So it is no surprise that many of our clients are innovators in their respective industries. They’re often doing what no competitor is doing, and that’s what sets them apart. The same is true for their approach to emergency notification.

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Emergency Communications & Notifications, Automating Emergency Notifications

Frank McCathran

Emergency Preparation – A Life Lesson Learned from Sports

It is said that there are many life lessons that can be learned by playing sports.  Persistence, attitude, teamwork, accountability, patience, and fun all top the list.  Having the privilege of being a youth football and baseball coach over the past decade has provided me with the opportunity to help the next generation experience successes and failures.  These triumphs and struggles, of course, act as a platform for said life lessons – but not just for the young athletes…

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Emergency Communications & Notifications, Emergency Planning & Preparation

Frank McCathran

The Best Ways to Reach Your People in an Emergency

When an emergency happens how do you reach your people?

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

Juliet Hulse

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