The focus is to ensure that we are able to communicate with every one of our students and staff quickly and all at once in times of crisis. Their needs are different, so Layered Solutions has helped us create a combination of visual and voice systems over time that gives everyone equal access to information.
Taking action now can save lives, prevent injury, and minimize property damage in the moments of a crisis. If you do not have a crisis plan in place, it is time to develop one. If you have one, review, practice, and update your plan.
Our Kids Deserve IT was created by two individuals, Mason Wooldridge and Jessica Cirulli, who both had the opportunity to work with law enforcement, educators, legislators, private companies, and citizens from all over the great state of Indiana for the purpose of creating school safety standards to be adopted in the Hoosier State for public K-12 educational environments.
Schools can no longer assume that students show up to classes knowing certain basic behaviors, because kids' home lives may look significantly different than they used to, Jefferson County Public Schools officials told an assembled community group on Thursday.
Building A Disaster-Resistant University is both a how-to guide and a distillation of the experiences of six universities and colleges that have been working to become more disaster-resistant. This guide provides basic information designed for institutions just getting started, as well as concrete ideas, suggestions, and practical experiences for institutions that have already begun to take steps to becoming more disaster-resistant.
The American Health Care Association is a non-profit federation of affiliate state health organizations, together representing more than 13,400 non-profit and for-profit nursing facility, assisted living, developmentally-disabled, and subacute care providers that care for approximately one million elderly and disabled individuals each day.
The Triple Aim, an approach to health delivery that targets quality, cost and population health, could have been just another piece of healthcare jargon. Instead, hospitals and health systems large and small have adopted it as framework for major provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Recent events in Orlando underscore an important marketing truth: consumer safety and security are mission-critical. A popular nightclub, Pulse, known as a safe place for the LGBT community, is put out of business at least temporarily by a terrorist act. Not far away at a Walt Disney World resort, the reputation of one of the greatest global brands is sullied by a tragic alligator attack on a small child. The marketer has no greater responsibility than to ensure the safety of the consumer. So why do we not hear more about safety? The ugly truth is safety doesn't sell.
EMI replaced its Incident Command System (ICS) curricula with courses that meet the requirements specified in the National Incident Management System (NIMS). EMI developed the new courses collaboratively with the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG), the United States Fire Administration and the United States Department of Agriculture.
On the eve of what is forecast to be a powerful nor'easter, U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone (D-6th Dist.) came to Woodbridge to put a spotlight on improving emergency communications. Pallone, whose district includes parts of the Jersey Shore and Middlesex County, discussed his legislation the Securing Access to Networks in Disasters Act, designed to help ensure that cellular, television and 9-1-1 services continue to operate even when unexpected storms or disasters hit.
Over the past few years, there has been skyrocketing growth in the use of social media to get the word out during emergency situations. From fires to disease outbreaks to police shootings, more and more people turn to Twitter, Facebook or other social media sites to get the latest updates on incidents from reliable sources and "friends."
“An organization must know its stakeholders and how to communicate with them in advance of ever needing to actually do it. There’s never any time to lose when trying to preserve life and property.”