emergency preparedness

Recent Events are Sparking Debates on Domestic Terrorism

Recently, mass shootings have been plaguing the United States claiming the lives of innocent people, injuring many, and impacting the...

What Do Hospitals Do During Severe Weather Event Closings?

Mary Kate McGrath
October 15, 2019

In September of 2018, Hurricane Florence hit land and forced hospitals, nursing homes, and other medical facilities in the Carolinas...

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Dealing With A Major Crisis On Campus

Mary Kate McGrath
October 14, 2019

On April 15, 2013, multiple bombings near the finish line at the Boston Marathon killed three people and injured over 263 others, as...

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School Safety and Mental Health Training Go Hand-in-Hand

Amelia Marceau
October 10, 2019

In May of 2018, an armed assailant entered Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas, killing 10 students and leaving 10 more wounded....

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‘Active Shooter K9’ Training Dogs for K-12 Active Shooter Situations

Tara Gibson
October 03, 2019

In wake of the tragic mass shootings across the United States, K-12 schools and districts are implementing different school safety...

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What Should Your Office “Go Bag” Contain for Emergencies?

Tara Gibson
October 01, 2019

The recommended contents of an office go bag can vary according to the location of your workplace, how you commute to work, and the...

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Earthquakes: How to Prepare and Protect a Campus Community

Kathleen Ohlson
September 30, 2019

Just seconds. The equivalent of filling up a glass of water. Ordering food on an app. Taking a sip of coffee. This is the amount of...

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OSHA Issued Wildfire Policy For Corporations

Mary Kate McGrath
September 24, 2019

In 2018, California struggled to provide appropriate emergency response to residents during an unprecedented wildfire season. Multiple...

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Making Sure Your Substitute Teachers Are Aware of K-12 School Safety Plans

Tara Gibson
September 19, 2019

K-12 schools are making a huge effort to prepare teachers, staff, administrators, and students for school safety threats and...

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Student Patrol Programs Helping Campus Safety

Mary Kate McGrath
September 09, 2019

Every year, campus safety managers will create a comprehensive plan to keep students, faculty, and staff safe. These preparations must...

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When Does a Planned School Shooting Become Illegal?

Mary Kate McGrath
September 05, 2019

A recent case in Vermont has raised the question of when does a planned school shooting become illegal. In 2018, Jack Sawyer, a...

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How Technology Can Support Statewide School Safety Initiatives

Adam Eisenman
September 05, 2019

The rise of shocking mass shootings over the last few years has brought school safety initiatives to the forefront of several...

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Keeping Employees Safe During National Preparedness Month and Beyond

Andrea Lebron
September 03, 2019

Our new whitepaper “How to Keep Employees Safe When Every Second Counts” has been produced to coincide with National Preparedness...

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