SUMMER TRAVEL SAFETY TIPS

SUMMER TRAVEL SAFETY TIPS

With Summer just around the corner, travelers are making plans for their next adventure. Whether you’re exploring your own country or going abroad, enjoy your time to the fullest while keeping safety in mind. By following these common-sense tips, you will stay safer on your journey. BEFORE YOU GO: Travel Insurance: Traveling soon? Consider travel […]

EIGHT TIPS TO INCREASING YOUR SAFETY WHILE SHOPPING

This week, news was released of a massive fire safety failure that allowed a blaze to engulf a crowded shopping center in the Siberian city of Kemerovo, killing an estimated 64 people. As we review the tragic turn of events, we turn to increasing awareness of your personal safety. Be aware of your surroundings: Make […]

SECURING OUR SCHOOLS: CREATE SAFER ENVIRONMENTS FOR CHILDREN, TEACHERS AND FACULTY USING THE 4-Ds

The recent tragedy at the Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School has evoked emotions not seen since the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in 2012. One element that hasn’t changed are the opinions as to how to prevent horrors like this from happening again. Some leaders talk about school-based security measures and opinions include arming teachers, […]

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS: A LESSON PLAN

In the wake of recent school tragedies, now is the time to refocus on critical skills and procedures for a response to an emergency. A great lesson for students, staff and faculty is how to remain safe and out of harm’s way when faced with an imminent threat. Here’s a lesson plan to get your […]

IS YOUR SCHOOL PRACTICING COMPREHENSIVE SECURITY AND CRISIS PLANNING?

Recent events in the domestic and international school communities have highlighted the broad threats facing students and institutions globally. As a safety technology company we specialize in providing tools that mitigate risks within the international school community, at live events and in corporations. The current tragedies have prompted us to further enhance our TOTALITY platform […]

SEVEN STEPS TO OPTIMIZING YOUR SECURITY GUARD PROGRAM

In addition to their traditional duties, school leaders, business managers and operations staff members often have supervisory responsibility for the security guards. Additionally, leaders and managers of schools, institutions and businesses that do not employ a dedicated security or risk manager are frequently assigned these responsibilities though many lack specific experience or security training. Fortunately, […]

IS YOUR SCHOOL CRISIS PREPARATION GAUGE IN THE GREEN?

International schools face a wide range of threats and hazards varying from community to community. Despite different threats, the pre-planned and practiced response protocols required for the majority of crisis situations number just a few. In the case of an earthquake, flood, roof collapse or even a gas leak the likely first response would be […]