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5 Things You Need To Know About OSHA Inspections

Posted by Daniel Wagstaff on Nov 19, 2019 7:50:00 AM

It’s every organization’s duty to keep their workplace safe for their employees. However, there are lots of regulations that you need to follow to accomplish this especially from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) which is the regulatory body that looks into these compliances.

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Topics: Mass Notification System, RedFlag, Employee Safety, OSHA

6 Ways To Prepare Your Business For Winter Weather

Posted by Daniel Wagstaff on Nov 12, 2019 8:48:00 AM

November is already here, and soon, it’ll officially be winter. While it’s still warm and sunny right now in some parts of the U.S., the snow shall quickly replace these conditions. Winter can be a challenging time for everyone. The weather is unpredictable, and snowstorms can strike quickly in areas not used to these occurrences.

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Topics: Mass Notification System, RedFlag, Winter Weather

5 Ways Property Managers Can Attract Quality Tenants

Posted by Daniel Wagstaff on Nov 8, 2019 7:48:00 AM

Managing a property is no easy task. You need to continuously ensure that the facilities are top-notch and your customers get the best services possible.

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Topics: property management, RedFlag, Tenant Communication

6 Tactics EHS Professionals Can Use To Mitigate Risk

Posted by Daniel Wagstaff on Nov 6, 2019 8:38:00 AM

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 5,147 workers died from work-related injuries in the U.S. in 2017. This brought the fatal injury rate to 3.5 per 100,000 full-time equivalent workers. Additionally, a worker is injured on their job every 7 seconds. This equals to 104 million production days lost due to work-related injuries in 2017.

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Topics: Mass Notification System, RedFlag, EHS, mitigate risks

Essential Aspects of NFPA 1600

Posted by Daniel Wagstaff on Nov 4, 2019 7:08:00 AM

Whether you work for a manufacturing plant with 1,000s of employees or a small rural hospital, keeping your employees safe is paramount to ensure they can safely and confidently get the job done. With the advent of new risks appearing every year, this can make your job extremely difficult. Fortunately, standards and best practices for keeping your employees safe have evolved over the years helping you stay at the forefront of employee safety. One of those standards is the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1600 Standard on Continuity, Emergency, and Crisis Management.

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How a Mass Notification System Enhances Incident Management

Posted by Daniel Wagstaff on Oct 29, 2019 6:52:00 AM

The advent of information technology (IT) has greatly improved business processes in organizations across the world. Every business, big or small, uses IT to facilitate communication, automate operations, and carry out a plethora of other activities. This, in turn, has helped many companies improve efficiency and generate higher revenue.

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Topics: Mass Notification System, RedFlag, Incident Management

5 Types of Hospital Cyberattacks

Posted by Daniel Wagstaff on Oct 25, 2019 7:05:00 AM

In July, six hospitals fell victim to ransomware, phishing, and other cybersecurity breaches. However, these aren’t scattered incidents. Nearly 55% of healthcare companies in the U.S. claimed that they faced cyberattacks. According to the 2018 Horizon Report, almost 100% of all web applications that are connected to critical health systems are vulnerable to cyberattacks.

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Topics: business continuity, Mass Notification System, RedFlag, Hospitals, cyberattack

6 Ways To Improve Tenant Communication In A Shopping Mall

Posted by Daniel Wagstaff on Oct 23, 2019 8:03:00 AM

An average shopping mall has anywhere between 50 to 100 stores. In addition, mall sizes can range from a few hundred thousand square feet to millions. In order to deal with so many tenants spread across this vast area, shopping malls need to have a communication plan in place.

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Topics: Shopping Centers, Commercial Real Estate, Mass Notification System, RedFlag

How to Create a Hospital Disaster Plan

Posted by Daniel Wagstaff on Oct 15, 2019 7:03:00 AM

Hospitals are places that are meant to heal people after a natural disaster strikes or health emergencies. However, they can become places of disasters and violence due to natural calamities, internal or external threats.

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Topics: Mass Notification System, RedFlag, Hospitals, Disaster Plan

What The Reauthorization of PAHPA Means For Hospital Emergency Preparedness

Posted by Daniel Wagstaff on Oct 7, 2019 7:02:00 AM

The Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act (PAHPA) was passed in December 2006 and has great implications for preparedness and response activities of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) during emergencies.

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Topics: Mass Notification System, RedFlag, Hospitals