Posts Tagged ‘Emergency-Preparedness’

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What Kinds Of Extreme Weather Are You Facing?

Nearly 70% of Americans had not participated in a preparedness drill or exercise, aside from a fire drill, at their workplace, school, or home in the past two years, according to a 2012 survey by FEMA....Read More...

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: S3 Series from Gamewell-FCI

This small, addressable system features a touch screen display designed to simplify operation for facility managers as well as emergency first...Read More...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Safety Preparedness, Perception Versus Fact?

Natural disasters represent a major safety concern for facility managers and office workers alike, but have businesses been doing enough to prepare for the worst?...Read More...

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: HurricaneWatch from Datawatch Systems

The Atlantic Hurricane Season began on June 1 and officially ends November 30. A new offering aims to help facility managers update property status and communicate with employees before, during, and after this type of...Read More...

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Mass Notification, Crucial Communication

Ever since there have been buildings there’s been a need to alert people on how to get out safely during an emergency. Using a system reserved for emergencies—the fire alarm system—decreases the time required to notify...Read More...

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The 2013 Hurricane Season Begins June 1

With the average Hurricane Season typically having nine to 12 named storms, of which five to seven reach hurricane strength and one to three become major hurricanes, the numbers and resources for 2013 are clear indicators that facility managers need to heed this warning and prepare their...Read More...

In Ocean Grove, NJ, this storefront faces what's left of the boardwalk there. The Atlantic Ocean is located behind the store.

Power Struggle: Hurricane Sandy Recovery

Hurricane Sandy hit the New Jersey coast on Monday, October 29, and here in that state we are still in the recovery stage. While there are certainly many facets to an effective emergency preparedness plan, one glaring aspect is how dependence on “the grid” for power is an increasingly risky endeavor....Read More...

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October 18: Are You Ready To ShakeOut?

Great ShakeOut earthquake drills help people in homes, schools, and organizations improve preparedness and practice how to be safe during...Read More...

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: CoreFirst Retrofit System by CoreFirst LLC

CoreFirst LLC has introduced a proprietary seismic upgrade retrofit system. Modular, steel constructed, “cartridge” style safe zones are installed into existing buildings to upgrade the ability of these structures to withstand a seismic...Read More...

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Wheelock Series EH Speakers by Cooper Notification

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Wheelock Series EH Speakers by Cooper Notification

For mass notification, these items produce high fidelity sound output in a low profile...Read More...