Tag: Emergency Preparedness

AI weapons detection

Modernizing Threat Detection: The Shift To AI Advanced Security Solutions

Advancements in AI weapons detection systems can offer facilities cost efficiency, accuracy, streamlined entry procedures, and a discreet and non-intrusive experience.
Critical Incident Mapping

Critical Incident Mapping Laws For Schools Launched In 11 States

Thanks to a national bipartisan initiative, 11 states have passed common sense laws or initiatives to enable swift, effective emergency response in schools; other states set to follow their lead.
business continuity planning

How Facility Executives Can Impact Business Continuity Planning

Why facility executives and leaders have to be actively involved in business continuity planning and training.
School Security

Keeping Schools Safe With High Performance Windows, Doors

New website highlights innovative glass solutions that create secure, yet welcoming, learning environments.
Baptist Health Care Pensacola Florida

Climate-Resilient Healthcare Design: Five Key Strategies

Baptist Health Care followed these steps to fortify its new Pensacola, Florida medical campus from natural disasters.
New Jersey Earthquake

4.8 Earthquake Shakes East Coast: Strongest In 250 Years

From Maryland to Maine, communities unaccustomed to temblors felt the earth move beneath their feet this morning. Here are 15 helpful hints on how to check your facilities for earthquake damage.
workplace overdose

NSC Expands Efforts To Combat Workplace Overdoses 

Overdoses remain the leading cause of unintentional death in the U.S., and account for nearly 10% of all workplace fatalities. The National Safety Council is launching new initiatives to combat overdoses in the workplace.
Prepare Your Facility For Spring

Four Steps To Prepare Your Facility For Spring

With spring 2024 expected to alternate between late snowfalls and severe weather events, your buildings must be well-prepared for a range of weather-related risks.
Continuity Insights Management Conference, CIMC 2024

Mastering Resilience: What’s New At CIMC 2024?

Find out what’s new at this year’s Continuity Insights Management Conference (CIMC), taking place in Charlotte, NC May 6-8.
CMMS, healthcare, hospital

The Greatest Resource For Emergency Preparedness? Your CMMS

As severe weather becomes more commonplace, healthcare facilities are forced to prepare for recovery once the inevitable storm hits. Utilize your CMMS strategically before and after weather disasters to get back to serving patients as quickly as possible.
retail safety

It’s The Holiday Season: Retail Workers Are Worried About Personal Safety

Retail workers report that petty theft , grab-and-run incidents, and hostile customer interactions have increased in their stores over the past year.
Building Resilience

Resilient Buildings: Standing In The Face Of Disaster

Buildings and communities can look to codes, standards, and financing to achieve sustainability and resilience goals.
Active Assailant

Run. Hide. Freeze. Fight. How Would You Respond To An Active Assailant?

A TAL Global poll asks: “If an assailant entered your building or office, which of the following do you believe you would do first?”
Workplace Overdose, opioid-related fatalities

New Program Combats Soaring Workplace Overdose Deaths

With opioid-related fatalities in the U.S. at an all-time high, a new National Safety Council initiative aims to equip workplaces with lifesaving tools and training.
workplace violence prevention and response

Active Assailant Prevention And Response

Facility managers should conduct an annual review of their sites with their team incorporating an active assailant focus.
Compounding Disasters, natural disasters global storms with heavy winds and flooded streets, in cities around the world

Preparing For The Challenges Of Compounding Disasters

Compounding disasters, where two or more hazards are present, are forcing many organizations to evaluate their risks and response plans.
Situational Awareness Technology

Situational Awareness Technology: Security For Large Facilities

Situational awareness technology has revolutionized the way retail malls approach safety and security. Learn how the Mall of America security team put it to use.
Fire Sprinkler Retrofits

Emergency Preparedness: Fire Sprinkler System Retrofits

Whether you're planning a renovation, retrofit, or new construction, there are many considerations when choosing materials for a fire sprinkler system.
Continuity Insights 2023

Continuity Insights 2023: The Urgent Need For Business Continuity Plans

At the 21st Continuity Insights Management Conference, BC and DR professionals gathered valuable insight about operational resilience.
Council for School Safety Leadership

New Nonprofit Helps Pre-K-12 Schools Prepare, Respond To Crisis

Focusing on five critical areas of service, the Council for School Safety Leadership (CSSL) helps school governance teams prepare for and react to significant crises.
Data-Driven Workplace

Did You Miss Our Future Of The Data-Driven Workplace Webinar?

In this free video webinar, we dive into recent research around collaboration, productivity and the role of the office, and share how workplace data can inform facility decisions.
Workforce Shortages Webinar

Did You Miss Our Effective Strategies To Stay Ahead Of Workforce Shortages Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn the top 5 strategies that facility maintenance pros are implementing to overcome workforce shortages.

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