Both Canadian and U.S. safety laws require the establishment of a safe workplace along with clearly defined policies regarding the prevention of workplace violence. Much of the attention is focused on risk assessment and mitigation.
Leading global enterprises and governments leverage AtHoc technology to communicate with essential staff and associated organizations when crisis strikes. That is perfectly appropriate, but it misses other valuable applications for this technology.
While AtHoc is
Real-time communication is crucial in the midst of an emergency, where every moment matters for the welfare of the people and organizations involved. When a crisis strikes, public safety and law enforcement officials must be
As the old saying goes, it's better to repair the roof when the sun is shining instead of waiting for a leak. The same premise applies to hospital communications systems: it's better to modernize your
One of the interesting obstacles to effective emergency communications is the divide between newer digital equipment and older analog systems. Digital radios, dispatching equipment, laptops, tablets, and smartphones carry definite advantages, since all rely on
I recently was asked by People + Strategy magazine to write an article outlining the key steps to emergency communications for a human resources leader. While writing the article, it occurred to me just how
The recent news about the growing Zika virus outbreak in Central and South America and the Caribbean is alarming on a number of levels.
- The mosquito-borne virus had already infected more than one million people,
The Perfect Response to a Perfect Storm?
On the weekend of January 23 and 24 2016, Winter Storm Jonas delivered a blizzard of historic proportions that directly impacted about 85 million people in the Eastern