School Safety: Numbering Exterior Doors

School Safety: Numbering Exterior Doors

Have you ever noticed that school buildings have numerically labeled exterior doors? The reason for these door labels goes beyond the everyday use of entrances and exits. In fact, they are put in place for emergency purposes. The rapid response of emergency workers is...
Emergency Evacuation Alarms and Alerting Tips

Emergency Evacuation Alarms and Alerting Tips

In the past, schools and workplaces have relied on fire alarms to notify occupants to evacuate in the event of an emergency. Alarm systems remain an important piece to any building’s emergency alert system. However, recent research has shown that a fire alarm...
Active Shooter Preparation and Building Safety

Active Shooter Preparation and Building Safety

Security maps, fire evacuation maps, and severe weather maps are all important components to ensure a safe emergency action plan (EAP). However, there is much more that goes into protecting the people your buildings. Regardless of the industry you’re in, one of the...