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Create A Custom Emergency Alert System for Your Business

May 5, 2022 Posted by in Mass Notification

A custom emergency alert system can be a huge benefit to your staff and your business. The official Emergency Alert System (EAS for short) is how authorized federal, state, and local agencies can send alerts that relate to public safety. The goal is to communicate with the American people at critical moments, across multiple channels, in mere seconds. It’s part …

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Active Shooter Alert

November 23, 2021 Posted by in Crisis Communications, Mass Notification

The severity of COVID-19 has overshadowed another life-threatening dilemma: the active shooter trend. However, we should never think that the potential danger of an active shooter incident is behind us. Your active shooter alert strategy should remain front and center, and you should have an emergency preparedness plan and emergency communication system in place. Keep in mind that 2021 has …

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Fire Evacuation Procedures in the Workplace

November 9, 2021 Posted by in Crisis Communications, Mass Notification, Other

Fire evacuation procedures in the workplace should be a top priority for business owners, but it often falls to the middle or bottom of the priority list. Fire may be one of the most dangerous safety threats to your staff, and can happen at any time, even if you are prepared. However, preparedness could be the strategy that saves life …

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Winter is Coming – Is Your Crisis Communication Plan Ready?

November 4, 2021 Posted by in Business Continuity, Crisis Communications, Mass Notification

After extreme drought and fires this summer, the freeze in Texas this past February from winter storm Uri seems like the distant past. However, there have already been some major storms on both coasts this fall and it’s likely we will see more. The weather pattern known as El Nina will continue for the second year in a row. While …

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Stages of Crisis Management

October 28, 2021 Posted by in Crisis Communications, Mass Notification

Knowing what and how to communicate during the stages of crisis management will help you protect your organization, staff and customers and also greatly reduce its damaging impact. Although you can never be sure when an emergency will happen — and there is no guarantee that your plans will be 100% successful — having a plan in place will surely …

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7 Things About Mass Notification System Pre-Written Messages You Should Know

October 27, 2021 Posted by in Mass Notification, Resident, Tenant & Vendor Communications

Mass notification system use, including Pocketstop’s own RedFlag mass notification system, is on the rise among organizations that are seeking digital solutions for their communication challenges. As a leader in the alert system industry, Pocketstop understands that clients use these systems for a variety of applications including for the safety and security of their employees, staff, vendors, tenants and more …

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Emergency Alert App Shopping Checklist for Business Owners

October 19, 2021 Posted by in Crisis Communications, Mass Notification

Do you have an emergency alert app to protect your business and staff when a crisis event happens? If you’re currently in the market, you’ll need software that’s easy to use and offers solid customer service. Ultimately, you’ll need an emergency communication system that sends wireless emergency alerts to any sized group and offers all of the features that help …

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Business Owners: How Effective is Your Evacuation Drill?

October 15, 2021 Posted by in Business Continuity, Crisis Communications, Mass Notification

One rule of thumb to ensure that your evacuation drill meets your criteria: practice makes perfect. Evacuation drills should be scheduled throughout the year in order to make sure your staff and other building occupants respond to the crisis in an effective (read: life-saving) manner. Emergencies happen without clear warning, and chaos and confusion can often occur as a result, …

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Improve Your Emergency Preparedness Plan with a Mass Notification System

September 26, 2021 Posted by in Pockestop News, Mass Notification

No matter where you work or live a disaster can strike anywhere. Naturally occurring hazards, such as a hurricane or severe thunderstorm, and human-caused hazards, like a fire or civil disturbance, can cause equal opportunity disasters. They don’t judge, they are not bias and they could be coming for you next. Three words. Emergency Preparedness Plan. Three more words. Mass …

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Make Emergency Preparedness a Priority: September Is National Preparedness Month

September 15, 2021 Posted by in Pockestop News, Mass Notification

Don’t wait to make it a New Year’s resolution, make emergency preparedness a priority today Football season, cooler weather, and the holidays are right around the corner. Lots of things to look forward to! Before you start looking forward, however, take a look back and ask yourself “were we prepared?”

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