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.
Who are the thought-leaders pushing the security industry forward, in government, cybersecurity, corporate security and education? Learn about this year’s security champions in our annual Most Influential People in Security report. Also in this issue: Data security concerns for healthcare institutions; ruggedized security technology; covert surveillance installations; how to polish up your resume and references; infinity background screening for workplace violence risk mitigation and more.