An annual assessment of health security and preparedness shows the nation is relatively well-prepared for managing an emergency, although performance on some measures in specific states can be improved.
Much of today’s security philosophy focuses on the idea of prevention. School, church, hospital, public and commercial facility and security managers are taking a proactive approach to security by deploying access control, perimeter security and other measures.
This wall-mounted trauma case provides the simplicity of a fire extinguisher and the functionality of an AED to enable “Immediate Responders” – citizens, coworkers, community members – to apply life-saving interventions in an emergency
As school shootings continue to plague American communities, both large and small, school administrators and security experts need to look at the issue of minimizing risk from multiple angles. One of the most important issues is how to help or enable local law enforcement to respond as quickly as possible. This is the purpose of duress alarm systems, more commonly known as panic alarms.
When an emergency occurs, whether it is a cardiac or first-aid emergency, or a natural disaster or workplace violence incident, the emergency responder who makes the difference between life and death is one who is well trained.
Led by CEO Al Grasso, The MITRE Corporation is paving the way to practical solutions for critical challenges in the U.S. while helping to foster talent, innovation and security for future generations. Learn more about this organization’s methods and mentorship in the October issue. Other topics in the October issue include profiles on the Port of Los Angeles and Seattle Children’s Hospital, 4K video surveillance tips and technology, security career advice and more.