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Preventing Workplace Violence in Healthcare Settings

Posted 06/08/2018 by Michael Dunning

Hospitals and other healthcare facilities can be scary places to work—if the right precautions and measures aren’t put into place for safety of staff, visitors and patients. Violence against healthcare workers tops the list. Read more >
 


Practicing Smart Safety Tips Can Save Lives in High-Rise Building Emergencies

Posted 05/11/2018 by Kimber Westmore

People who live or work in high-rise residential or commercial buildings face very specific disaster-preparedness challenges. Emergencies such as fires, bomb scares, weather-related incidents and earthquakes present special dangers for such buildings as dormitories, apartment homes, condominiums and office complexes. The best defense is a coordinated emergency-response plan that identifies potential risks and outlines the best response.
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Smartphones in Disasters

Posted 04/13/2018 by Kimber Westmore

Incorporating the latest technology into your disaster preparedness plans will help mobilize recovery efforts. The most obvious benefit of mobile devices is in providing the ability to communicate from most locations around the country and around the world. Read more >
 


New Technologies Work in Tandem to Amplify Security Awareness for Proactive Response

Posted 03/30/2018 by Jim Chiacchia

In today’s world, it is not a question of if a crisis will affect an enterprise, but when. Events, that happen on the other side of the world can affect business resilience and valuation just as much as those down the street or on premise. Read more >
 


Resources at the Ready - Emergency Preparedness Planning

Posted 08/27/2017 by Geoff Craighead

A catastrophic event will put your people and property at risk, and can be detrimental to your brand. While organizational leaders invest a significant amount of time, money and resources to make their ventures a success, few businesses plan for disaster scenarios. Read more >
 


How Technology is Changing Disaster Management

Posted 04/28/2017 by Kimber Westmore

It was not that long ago that disaster management professionals handled crises primarily through landlines and press conferences. Thankfully, over the past 10 years, technology has redefined global emergency management and disaster communications. Read more >
 


How to Prepare for Extreme Weather

Posted 12/09/2016 by Kimber Westmore

The Global Climate Risk Index 2017 analyzes the extent to which countries have been affected by the impact of weather-related loss. Read more >
 

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