The Importance of Communication During An Emergency Situation

The Importance of Communication During An Emergency Situation

Communication during an emergency situation is crucial in the outcome. Communication comes into play at every stage of a crisis or emergency.  The definition of communication is, “The imparting or exchanging of information or news.” Communication comes in many forms. Face to face conversations, phone calls, email, text messages and more. The quality of communication…

The Importance of Having Protocol Training In Our Schools

The Importance of Having Protocol Training In Our Schools

Sandy Hook. Columbine. Virginia Tech. Stoneman Douglas High School. These names are seared into our subconsciousness. They were supposed to be places of learning, friendship, and fun, not settings for darkness and death. But, tragically, such incidents have become all too common. Hardly a week goes by when the news doesn’t carry a report of…

Implementing a Threat Assessment Plan in Public Buildings

Implementing a Threat Assessment Plan in Public Buildings

All public buildings and facilities face a certain level of risk associated with various threats. Threats can be either violent or nonviolent, and intentional or accidental. While the likelihood of a dangerous situation is relatively low for most establishments, that doesn’t mean owners or managers should dismiss the benefits of a threat assessment plan. Identify,…