The Importance of Emergency Planning

The actions taken in the initial moments after a crisis matter. These steps can determine how disruptive the aftermath will be. With this in mind, companies need to plan for any potential incidents that could occur. In this blog post, we discuss the importance of emergency planning, the impact it has on a crisis and…

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When disaster strikes, how can you keep your staff safe?

Dangerous events can take place at any time and are often unpredictable, making them a huge threat to your staff. In this blog post, Alan Coulter of StaySafe explores why a crisis is inevitable, what you can do to prepare and how to minimise the risk to your staff. Price Waterhouse Cooper’s (PwC) recent Global Crisis Survey 2019 revealed that 69…

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Employee Location Tracking for Emergencies

Locating staff in an emergency When an emergency situation arises, locating employees who may be affected is of the utmost importance to ensure their safety and resume business operations as quickly as possible. Companies have recognised the challenge of locating large workforces, particularly those working remotely, and have begun investigating appropriate solutions.  There has been…

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Are your staff safe?

It is now a fact of life that during your career there will probably be more than one incident – natural or man-made – that could have a disastrous effect on colleagues in your business, writes Alan Coulter of StaySafe. How do you know who is potentially affected and how can you provide the help they need urgently?…

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Mass Emergency Notification Systems

Serious incidents occur every day around the world, many affecting company buildings and employees and having a detrimental effect on business operations. Natural disasters, extreme weather, terrorist attacks, riots and mass shootings, are just some of the events that can impact your employees’ ability to work safely. Emergency response and incident management software Emergency response…

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Disaster management and response

Common disasters in the UK including fires, travel disruption and terror attacks There are a wide range of disasters that can strike across the UK. Building fires and travel disruptions are perhaps the most common incidents that happen across the country, yet other incidents such as terror attacks, riots and other large criminal incidents are…

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Natural Disasters: How Incident Management Software can offer protection

Devastation caused by natural disasters Natural disasters occur in countries all over the world and the aftermath of their presence is often devastating and life changing. An event is categorized as a natural disaster if it kills 10 or more people or leaves at least 100 people injured, homeless, displaced or evacuated. The californian floods…

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In The News: Armed teenager holds 4 people hostage

An armed teenager has released 4 women from custody after taking them hostage in a convenience store near Toulouse in southern France for more than four hours on Tuesday 7th March. The teen is said to have seized the hostages at 4:20pm, shooting at least one shot at officials and demanding a negotiator. Officers from…

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In the news: Highgate Mental Health Centre Fire

A 46 year old man has been pronounced dead following a fire at the Highgate Mental Health Centre in Dartmouth Park Hill on Sunday 3rd February. Emergency services were called to the scene at 6:30am but the victim was pronounced dead shortly after at 7:05. 100 people were evacuated from the building by staff but…

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In the News: Suicide bombings in Sri Lanka

A series of terrorist attacks occurred in Sri Lanka on the 21st April, killing at least 359 people and injuring over 500. Three Christian churches were targeted alongside 3 luxury hotels whist several other smaller bombings happened at a housing complex in Dematagoda and a guest house in Dehiwala. The first bombs went off in…

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