Safety & Security Blog
The latest in employee safety, duress alarms, and lone worker security.
Protecting American schools calls for the most effective and advanced security systems on the market. Understanding which technologies are currently available, and which are on the horizon can help school security professionals plan effectively.
June’s mass shooting at the Capital Gazette office in Annapolis, Maryland, has many traditional workplaces looking to enterprise security systems to keep their employees safe from unexpected danger.
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As active shooter scenarios attract an increasing amount of media attention, schools across the nation are investing in stronger, more reliable security measures.
While enterprise-scale options are still a few years away, early consumer-oriented cameras powered by AI demonstrate the technology’s immense potential in the field of security.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are about three million non-fatal workplace injuries and illnesses reported every year. That equates to about 3.2 cases for every 100 full-time employees, many of which occur in manufacturing settings where the climate is just right for slip and fall accidents, back injuries, head and other injuries sustained from falling objects, and other such hazards.
While parents are prepping for back-to-school sticker shock and students are worried about what they'll wear and if all their friends will be back, school administrators are focused on how they'll keep students and faculty safe and secure this school year. Meteorologists tell us to be prepared for El Nino, geologists warn we're overdue for earthquakes, and criminologists say that no school is 100 percent safe from rampages like we've witnessed at Sandy Hook, Muskegon Heights High School, Umpqua Community College, and tragically, so many others.