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School Crisis Guide
 
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Vermont's Agency of Education, Department of Public Safety and the Vermont School Crisis Planning Team are pleased to announce the 2016 Revised Vermont School Crisis Guide. The video is designed to inform school leadership teams of the most recent changes to the “guide” and provides an overview of the guide's organization and how it should be utilized to enhance the level of your schools emergency preparedness.
The First 30 Seconds: School Crisis Scenarios
 
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Available at http://www.safehavensinternational.org/thefirst30seconds/ When a crisis happens, the first 30 seconds can be absolutely critical when lives are on the line. Would you know what to do? What about your administrators, teachers, front office staff, custodians, food service personnel and school bus drivers? Have you assessed, measured, and validated your school's ability to respond?
Views: 8488 SafeHavensIntl
Planning For and Managing The School Crisis You Hope Never Comes
 
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In the wake of the Shandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. school shooting, the National School Boards Association held a webinar on Dec. 21, 2012 with national experts on school emergency planning and response to offer guidance to school board members, school administrators, and school attorneys on planning for emergencies, including school shootings. Speakers included Shamus O'Meara, Johnson Condon, Attorneys at Law P.A., advisor to the Red Lake School District after 2005 school shooting and Rick Kaufman Director, Community Relations and Emergency Management, for Bloomington Public Schools, MN, formerly Communications Director for the Jefferson County Schools (Columbine High School), Colo.
Schools and Emergency Management - Joe Wainscott Pt 2 IDHS Schoolsecurityblog.com.MP4
 
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Schools and emergency management agency partnerships for school crisis planning. Interview with Joe Wainscott, Executive Director, Indiana Department of Homeland Security.
School Safe Crisis Communication System.
 
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http://www.psicompany.com/schoolsafe-nims-emergency-incident-command-system/ Over the past few years we have made great strides in improving school districts’ ability to communicate during emergency situations. There is a solution that can make communication even better. Whether natural disasters, school lock downs, emergency situations, or medical emergencies, your district(s) could have in place a system to communicate with key public safety personnel with the push of a radio button. The system is called SchoolSAFE and is not a temporary patch or radio bridge, but rather, a network with hands-on training and a physical system that is permanently installed into both the school and the public safety data networks. SchoolSAFE allows for quick activation and deactivation as well as alerting all appropriate personnel. The result is a simpler, faster communication between schools and first responders. The SchoolSAFE solution not only provides interoperability but also provides a complete training curriculum that complies with public safety’s NIMS and ICS requirements
Education for disaster preparedness
 
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Education for disaster preparedness can provide life-saving and life-sustaining information and skills that protect in particular children and young people during and after emergencies. Disasters are not natural, they only occur when people lack preparedness or the ability to cope with hazards: it is the combination of an exposed and ill-prepared population or community with a hazard event that results in a disaster. Education therefore has a vital role to play in preparing communities and building disaster resilient societies and safe lives. UNESCO provides tools for integrating Disaster Risk Reduction into schools and provides training for teachers and educators on how to educate children and youth to prepare for disasters.
Views: 83652 UNESCO
Crisis Planning- Emergency Department
 
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These vignettes demonstrate an evidence-informed approach to engaging youth and families in crisis planning that is person- and family-centred. This intervention has been developed as part of the Peel Service Collaborative. For more information go to www.servicecollaboratives.ca
Views: 2445 Portico Network
Emergency Planning - V0002269EO
 
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Existing OSHA, SARA Title III, and numerous state regulations call for all facilities to meet a number of Emergency Preparedness/Crisis Management requirements. These include: That every facility have an Emergency Plan that spells out what is to be done in case of an emergency. That this plan, as well as other important information, be shared with the local Emergency Planning Committee and emergency response groups such as the police, fire department and others. MARCOM's training products on Emergency Planning assist facilities in complying with these regulations and help them prepare for potential emergency situations. Topics covered in these products include: * The emergency planning process. * The threat of terrorism. * Your role in emergency planning. * Emergency action drills… the process. * Emergency action drills… playing your part. * and more.
Views: 202 nrscsafetyvideos
Emergency Evacuation Kits in School Safety - Safe Havens International
 
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Emergency Evacuation Kits in School Safety video blog by Michael Dorn. For more information about school safety please visit http://www.safehavensinternational.org
Views: 2475 SafeHavensIntl
Supporting Students and Schools in the Aftermath of Crisis
 
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Crisis can impact students and staff on a mass scale during a major school emergency. Crisis can also strike on a personal level with a family matter. Regardless of how it hits, crisis can impair a student's capacity to learn. It also can have short- and long-term effects on their psychological functioning, emotional adjustment, health, and developmental trajectory. David Schonfeld, childhood bereavement expert, offers a thoughtful discussion on this difficult topic.
Views: 144 NASSPtv
Schools and Emergency Management - Joe Wainscott Pt 1 IDHS S
 
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Schools and emergency management agency partnerships for school crisis planning. Interview with Joe Wainscott, Executive Director, Indiana Department of Homeland Security.
Crisis Planning-School Guidance Counsellor’s Office
 
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These vignettes demonstrate an evidence-informed approach to engaging youth and families in crisis planning that is person- and family-centred. This intervention has been developed as part of the Peel Service Collaborative. For more information go to www.servicecollaboratives.ca
Views: 1046 Portico Network
VT School Crisis Planning Team
 
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Meet the Vermont School Crisis Planning Team and find out about current school safety initiatives!
7 Easy Steps for Crisis Communications Planning
 
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Following these seven steps to create a crisis communications plan for your organization will ensure you consider every critical component! If you'd like to see how some corporations have incorporated digital signage as a part of a crisis communications plan, visit http://www.visix.com/blog/crisis-communications-plan-one/. We also offer case studies like the study showing how Virginia Commonwealth University incorporated digital signage into their emergency preparedness plan: http://www.visix.com/blog/case_study_viginiacommonwealth/
Views: 13243 VISIX
2:43 OF A SCHOOL SAFETY TRAINING FOR CRISIS RESPONSE TEAM
 
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THE CRISIS RESPONSE TEAM ARE A GROUP OF TRAINED INDIVIDUALS ASSIGNED TO SCHOOLS. THEY CARRY NO GUNS AND THEY ARE NOT SECURITY GUARDS.THEY PROVIDE A SAFE SECURE SCHOOL ENVIRONMENT WHILE ESTABLISHING RELATIONSHIPS WITH THE STUDENTS. THEY WILL KNOW ANY POTENTIAL HARM TOWARDS THE SCHOOL OR STAFF. THEY UNDERSTAND SCHOOL CULTURE AND ARE HIGHLY TRAINED IN SAFE SCHOOLS. VISIT WWW.CRCMD.COM FOR MORE INFORMATION.
How can school staff prepare for a crisis?  ("Ask Safe Havens")
 
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Question 17: What are some ways that school staff can prepare for a crisis? Answered by Dr. Sonayia Shepherd Submit your questions for future videos by leaving comments on this video.
Views: 156 SafeHavensIntl
Crisis On Campus: Shots Fired
 
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The tragic event that occurred at Virginia Tech has reinforced our commitment to the safety of our college community. In a proactive approach to all crisis situations, SUNY New Paltz has in place a comprehensive emergency response plan. When this plan is activated, an emergency response team coordinates action from specific departments to immediately handle the situation. The team also initiates a crisis communication and notification plan. Campus Police are certified New York State police officers and consistently trained for crisis situations, similar to the recent tragedy at Virginia Tech. This includes how to secure the campus, immediately protect potential victims, and evacuate an area or building if necessary. Along with the college's emergency response plan, campus police work cooperatively with all area law enforcement and emergency response agencies in responding immediately as outlined in the countywide emergency response plan.
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Creating a School-Wide  Emergency Response Plan
 
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In our final episode of this series, Sally Schoessler joins our moderator, Tia Campbell, to share her experiences in creating a school-wide emergency response plan. They cover important emergency steps ranging from administering epinephrine auto-injectors, contacting emergency services, and parental notification.
Emergency Preparedness
 
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An APS Snapshots presentation on schools' emergency plans and procedures.
Views: 109 APSVAvideo
Terminology in Planning - Lockdowns (Ask Safe Havens)
 
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Question 28: Why is terminology important for school crisis planning? Answered by Michael S. Dorn Submit your questions for future videos by leaving comments on this video.
Views: 4825 SafeHavensIntl
Emergency Preparedness with BeSafe | Testimonials from Schools and Law Enforcement
 
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http://www.BeSafe.net | Emergency Preparedness with BeSafe | Testimonials from Schools and Law Enforcement BeSafe's Mission: Helping SAVE LIVES...by providing critical information to the right people, at the right time. Over the past decade we have seen, with tragic results, how natural disaster and reckless acts of violence, such as the steep rise in the incidence of school shootings, can impact a school facility or campus. It has become evident that an emergency management plan without easily accessible critical infrastructure information is problematic. To ensure safety and effectively resolve emergencies, educational institutions need a complete system that fully engages and integrates with all emergency response teams. BeSafe's award-winning response system facilitates the sharing of important tactical information between school administrators and emergency first responders in real time, providing critical multi-dimensional information. BeSafe delivers accurate and detailed information including interactive digital floor plans, building demographics and any unique features found on site, and places this information directly in the hands of police, fire, SWAT and other emergency teams. In the event of an emergency, information is instantly accessible so critical decisions can be made quickly and effectively. The sad reality is that no one can stop really bad things from happening. Have a plan. Practice lockdown drills. Be prepared. BeSafe.
How to Conduct a Tabletop Exercise
 
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A tutorial for campus administrators and crisis response team members
Views: 26812 United Educators
Earthquake Drill in Japan
 
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Earthquake Drill in Japan At public schools in Japan, earthquake drills are held from once a month to twice a year depending on the school. If an earthquake happens while they're in a classroom, the children learn to get under their desks, head first, and to hold on to the legs of the desk until the quake is over. After that the teacher leads them out of the building and calls the roll to make sure everybody is there and safe. This is practiced so that the students know what to do without thinking about it. Japan Jvlog Subscribe to TheJapanOnlineChannel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqmJgaupKDtHFOMSgyAWctQ?sub_confirmation=1 Follow TheJapanOnlineChannel on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thejapanonlinechannel Also check us out on Twitter - https://twitter.com/JapannOnline Google+ - https://plus.google.com/114076196748583513805 Instagram - http://instagram.com/thejapanonlinechannel Thanks TheJapanOnlineChannel
Views: 33878 Japan Online
Emergency Response Planning -- Safety Training
 
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Emergency Planning -- Regulatory Compliance & Safety http://safety.1800inet.com/product.php/name/emergency_planning_video_program_dvd_vhs/products_id/3761 Emergency response and emergency planning—federal OSHA, SARA Title III, and numerous state regulations call for all facilities to meet a number of Emergency Preparedness and Crisis Management requirements including having detailed emergency response plans. The "Emergency Planning" Video training program will help facilities comply with various federal and state regulations and help them prepare for emergencies. Topics covered in these products include: • Causes and effects of emergencies. • Preventing the "Domino Effect" • Creating an Emergency Plan. • The "crisis management team". • The role of outside agencies. • Warning sirens and alarms. • Evacuation. • Using the "Fire and Explosion Planning Matrix". • Practice sessions and drills. Stretch your safety dollars with Volume Discounts and Free Shipping on a wide range of Occupation Health, Regulatory Compliance and Workplace Safety Training Products • http://safety.1800inet.com • (866) 828-7817
Four Phase Crisis Planning - Safe Havens International
 
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Four Phase Crisis Planning video blog by Michael Dorn of Safe Havens International. For more information about school safety please visit http://www.safehavensinternational.org
Views: 2411 SafeHavensIntl
How to Prepare for an Emergency with Portable Sound Systems|Tips Plan Manage Preparedness Disaster
 
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http://www.ampli.com/ Facebook Page: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Disaster-and-Emergency-Preparedness-Tips/179743945422339 http://blog.ampli.com/2010/02/using-portable-sound-systems-in.html http://www.facebook.com/AmplivoxPortableSoundSystems#!/pages/Amplivox-Portable-Sound-Systems-Lecterns/93731130740 http://twitter.com/Amplivox How to Plan and Manage Disaster Response Most organizations have a business continuity plan that includes detailed procedures for safety drills. However, some plans fail to account for the different situations that may actually occur. While effective emergency planning for multiple scenarios is important, testing and communicating emergency plans is critical to determining their effectiveness. What are the Emergency Planning Issues? A recent article in Popular Mechanics pointed out that in the first moments of a disaster, roughly 10% of people panic, while 80% of the people essentially do nothing. Unable to come to terms with what's happening, they freeze. The remaining 10% jump into action. One of the points of conducting emergency drilling is to train the 10% to jump into action to begin coordinating activities to get the 80% doing the right things. Communicating the action plan quickly and effectively prevents the panic group from influencing the behavior of the 80% awaiting further instruction. Managing Complex Facilities Safety compliance and emergency preparedness can be a complicated undertaking in facilities involving transient populations such as hospitals, educational campuses, and busy company headquarter buildings with frequent visitor traffic. An Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Manager at a large medical facility points out that there are many different types of drills that need to be conducted, often with different actions required. He is responsible for conducting up to 24 drills per year including: -Evacuation drills -- fire, water, earthquake -Relocation to safer place drills -- tornado, severe weather, bio-hazard -Lock down drills -- threats of violence; stay in place until responders can arrive Each of these drills requires a different set of logistics planning and execution. Having a procedure manual sitting on the shelf is not effective if action plans cannot be implemented immediately where the action is: in the stairwells, above the noise of the manufacturing plant or down the busy halls of a medical center. Throw in the wildcards of interrupted power, potential building damage or rapidly changing conditions, and the best laid plans may not survive the first couple of minutes of an actual emergency which are often the most critical. Portable Sound Systems Enhance Your Emergency Planning Execution Portable sound systems can help your emergency planning leaders effectively communicate during the critical stages of the emergency. By having these leaders use this type of communication equipment, they can effectively override the noise, commotion and sense of panic that can impair any organized emergency plan. New portable wireless technology lets the emergency planning leaders move about the facility without being tethered by electrical or speaker cords. Shoulder straps and waist-belt style units make for an effective "grab 'n go" situation when time is critical. There are also long range weatherproof systems which are ideal for directing emergency crews and crowd control in larger areas. These units are ideal for situations that may require moving personnel from indoor facilities to an inclement outdoor environment where the elements may add to the complexity of the emergency. Regularly scheduled emergency drills will give emergency participants a chance to test out the sound system equipment to make sure you are comfortable with its use. These drills will also allow you to practice positioning yourself in various areas to determine your effectiveness. Documenting the results of these drills will provide future emergency planning leaders in your organization an idea of what works best. Remember, communication, regardless of the method, has historically been the biggest factor in the success of a plan, or in the case of miscommunications, its ultimate failure. Tags: amplivox "how to emergency" survival disaster "first aid" evacuation preparedness "disaster management" management response crisis "emergency plan" howto diy portable pa audio "sound system" systems "survival gear" "disaster preparedness" "fire plan" procedures bioterrorism "evacuation plan" fire "emergency management agencies" megaphone bullhorn loudspeaker megafono emergencia info ready.gov basic tips tornado earthquake terrorism high middle school university ipod iphone
InVision Secure School Safety Portal
 
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Everyone agrees that school safety is more important than ever, and that emergency planning is a critical step in ensuring safe learning environments. But most emergency operations plans (EOP) stop at the outside of buildings, creating dangerous blind spots for emergency responders. PenBay Solutions has developed the InVision Secure School Safety Portal (IVS-SSP) to supplement existing emergency planning efforts, eliminate those blind spots, and provide a framework for sharing this information throughout school districts and with first responders. This comprehensive approach means that planners and first responders have access to critical information before, during, and after an incident to effectively reduce the impact on your students, teachers, staff and school facilities. The IVS-SSP is an easy-to-use, affordable, map-based system that integrates interior floor plans, emergency asset data and maps of the surrounding areas. Learn more at: http://penbaysolutions.com/invision-secure-school-safety-portal
Views: 687 Facilities GIS
Emergency Lessons: My favourite school activity | Guinea
 
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M’mah and Adamah are amazing. And their favourite school activity is too. Find out how they’re spreading vital hygiene information that will help end the devastating Ebola crisis which broke out in West Africa in 2014. You can help spread important information too. Share this video and tell us about your favourite school activity to help celebrate the importance of education in crisis and conflict. Find out more at www.uk.emergencylessons.eu/ -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Unicef UK is the world's leading organisation for children in over 190 countries. Right now, millions of children are in danger. They’re facing violence, disease, hunger, and the chaos of war and disaster. Together, we have the power to change that. With your help, we’ll do whatever it takes until every child is safe. Our YouTube channel is your primary destination for the latest news from Unicef UK including videos with Goodwill Ambassador David Beckham, children's rights resources for your school and even comic sketches with Andy Murray, Richard Ayoade and One Direction's Liam Payne. Learn more at www.uk.emergencylessons.eu/
Views: 990 UnicefUK
Emergency Preparedness a Top Priority at Sacramento-Area School
 
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On February 15, 2013, leadership from the California Emergency Management Agency and Citizen Voice held a rally today as part of a continuing effort to raise awareness of emergency preparedness for children and educators. Two students from John Ehrhardt Elementary School presented a flood preparedness plan to their classmates. For more information, visit www.calema.ca.gov
Views: 595 Cal OES
Culture of Planning in Emergency Management
 
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PAD5397 Spring 2012
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August 2018 Safety & Security Meeting
 
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The August 16, 2018 School District of Waukesha Safety and Security Meeting. ( Status Update on School Safety Grant Application, Updates to Emergency Operations & Crisis Response Plan) Agenda Link : https://drive.google.com/file/d/1dw9EvHnjEWprsPLy3TmV1n2JHvrqarwL/view
Flight or Fight School: Planning for a Crisis
 
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A crisis communications plan is critical for all businesses. When you are in crisis is too late. Join me as we hear from Marketing Communications Expert, Linda Zimmer . Linda is person to follow, know and learn from.  She can be found EVERYWHERE that is digital and is called upon from companies and institutions around the world for guidance, planning and education.  Highlights include: 13:03 - What is a REAL crisis? It's in REAL time and needs to be dealt with NOW 13:48 - Small businesses need a plan more than ever because one crisis can take out your company. 14:15 - Remembering how the big change in Google search semantics has affected many small businesses who relied on keyword stuffing, SEO the "old way" 14:45 Google can change their algorithms overnight - if that's what you count on, then that has be part of your plan. 20:15 - Social media is about 23:54 - Know what your company represents 24:11 - Without a known message and tone, your response can become fragmented causing more damage to your company than the crisis itself 30:29 - seeking legal council with your plan 37:39 - GEM: Know the difference between being right and being effective. 40:00 - GEM: Ask the question, "What can derail our success?" - those are your hotspots 44:28 - Caution against only relying on online media to get your crisis situation plan deployed. You need to include more traditional forms of communication because perhaps it's your site and the internet that have gone down and your phone lines are exploding with frustrated customers. 51:00 - Who is creating your corporate message and maintaining it online? Was it the intern? The person who no longer works there? You need to have access to ALL accounts GRAB EVERY PROFILE/VANITY URL with your name, your company name or brand name or someone else will. This will give a consistent message and the public will know it's coming from you and will not be confused. This is not an event to be missed. Linda, who is a collaborative, liquid being said it would be great to get a couple of additional experts in the discussion in the filmstrip. If you think yourself an expert on this topic and would want to join in, please let me know. You can get to know Linda Zimmer better here: Linked In: http://www.linkedin.com/in/lzimmer Twitter: http://twitter.com/lgzimmer Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/znetlady/ MarcomInteractive: http://www.marcominteractive.com/ Susan Finch - Marketing, PR & Web Pro for DECADES! With a background in public relations and advertising since 1986, Susan is a "gentle guide for clients trying new venues online." She engages those skills as she helps create an online presence that will appeal to existing and future clients and/or investors. All these factors are considered before she constructs a suggested plan for clients. It goes way beyond an online presence. SLMA (Sales Lead Management Association)Director. Web: http://susanfinch.com Google+: http://plus.google.com/+susanfinch Twitter: http://twitter.com/susanfinchweb Shout-out: http://binkypatrol.org
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Six Communication Tips for School Safety and Educational Success
 
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http://www.ampli.com/ How do you put forth a clear voice and strong image when communicating in and around schools? Here are six proven tips. #1 Safety Always Comes First In any school emergency from weather to man-made crisis, be ready to communicate indoors or out with powerful battery powered PA systems. #2 Give Yourself Some Help Give teachers, coaches and administrators the voice reinforcement they need. Many people overestimate the power of their own voice. Even students with perfect hearing can miss up to one third of what teachers are saying from poor acoustics. Teachers who use PA systems get kids attention more easily and also experience less voice strain at the end of each day. PA systems for schools can be affordable, easy to use and a huge benefit to your message clarity and effectiveness. AmpliVox extends your voice with quality PA products designed for small audiences or large, indoors or out for emergencies or everyday learning and general communication. #3 Know Your Audience Size and Room Layout When speaking inside a classroom or auditorium, always plan for room acoustics and layout as well as audience size. There are AmpliVox systems designed to reach audiences from 50 to 10,000 with clear, natural sound. #4 Bring Portable Power to Outdoor Events Athletic fields, playgrounds or special events are no obstacle for being heard when they use battery powered megaphones or portable devices on wheels or tripods. For example, the AmpliVox Half-Mile Hailer lets your audience hear you loud and clear from a distance. #5 Be Ready for Multimedia Adding music, recorded messages or multiple speakers to your school presentation is not a problem with AmpliVox systems. They project auxiliary sound with the same strength and clarity of your own voice. Many students report getting more pumped up while listening to a professional grade sound system. #6 Create a Professional Image with Stylish Lectern A stylish lectern can enhance your image in the classroom or out. AmpliVox offers models ranging from table top to freestanding, with sound reinforcement or without, in wood, acrylic, steel or weatherproof hard shell plastic. To further enhance your image and promote school spirit lecterns can even be imprinted with your schools logo. Be prepared to support school safety, enhance learning and pump up school spirit with quality PA system. Extend your voice and project your image with AmpliVox.
Lockdown at Elementary School Prompts Leaders to Use Crisis
 
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BEAVERCREEK -- A threatening call to an elementary school has Beavercreek on high alert.Main Elementary was placed on lock down and police were at the school all day. The lockdown was part of the district's crisis plan, that's required by the State Attorney General.And parents while concerned about the threat, were happy to see it work."First thing she said when she walked out the door was that she liked the donuts that she got today so she was not at all stressed out and she had a wonderful happy day," said Patricia Lozano.Lozano picks up her 6-year-old daughter from school every day, but Tuesday things were different."The idea of anything happening to them is obviously devastating," said Lozano.Beavercreek Police had several cruisers outside the school all day.The district says they received a threatening phone call Tuesday morning and set their crisis plan into motion."You think of everything that's happened and you definitely have your heartbeat increase for a little while," said Lozano.District leaders must send a crisis or school safety plan to the Ohio Board of Education.The Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine set it up after the school shooting at Chardon High School in February 2012."In some ways it makes me sad that we're even at the point in time that we need it but also very grateful that they're thinking ahead and trying to make sure that everyone stays as safe as possible," said Lozano.Out of 613 school districts in Ohio all have submitted their plans.However, a handful of them aren't complete.But Beavercreek school leaders prepare often for an emergency."Knowing that they're running drills leads you to believe that they're thinking ahead about this kind of stuff," said Lozano, "I can't imagine the overwhelming feeling it is for them too and I'm just extremely grateful."Each district must submit a school safety plan every three years with the Ohio Attorney General's Office. District leaders sent a one call a mass alert to parents saying they were free to pick up their children if they chose.
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Developing High-Quality School EOPs:  An Overview Webinar
 
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Presenter: Hamed Negron-Perez, Program Specialist, Office of Safe and Healthy Students (OSHS), U.S. Department of Education (ED) Date: August 7, 2013 Duration: 1 hour 23 minutes On Wednesday, August 7, 2013, ED's OSHS and its REMS TA Center hosted a 90-minute webinar providing an overview of the recently released Guide for Developing High-Quality School Emergency Operations Plans (School Guide), and additional information on school culture and climate. The School Guide helps schools develop and implement high-quality emergency operations plans (EOPs). It also describes the principles and processes that will help ensure school planning efforts are aligned with emergency planning practices at national, state, and local levels. Mr. Hamed Negron-Perez, a Program Specialist with OSHS at ED, presented the webinar. Mr. Negron-Perez was part of the team that assisted with the development of the School Guide. He has been conducting both on-site trainings and online webinars on the School Guide since its release. Mr. Negron-Perez is a former Secondary School Principal and Science Teacher with over 14 years of experience. The webinar provided an overview of: ◾ the key principles for developing a comprehensive school EOP; ◾ the planning process for developing, implementing, and refining a school EOP; ◾ the form, function, and content of a school EOP; and ◾ topics that support school emergency operations planning, emphasizing school climate, and including information sharing, active shooter situations, and psychological first aid for schools.
Views: 345 REMSTACenter
7 Ways to Survive Natural Disasters
 
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How to Survive Natural Disasters. Here’s a list of survival tips that can save your life in an emergency. We live in a time when natural disasters occur more and more often and get more and more devastating. Many of us believe we should blame the human race for that. Whether it’s true or not, we all want to know how to survive when those disasters happen. Some rules are universal for most natural disasters. A national campaign called Ready was started in the United States to inform the population about how to get ready for and survive in different emergency situations. It recommends having a basic survival kit to provide you with the most important things just in case. Remember you will need to have enough food, water, and other supplies for at least 72 hours after the disaster. “Other supplies” include a battery powered weather radio, flashlight, first aid kit, a whistle, a dust mask, personal sanitation items (such as moist towelettes), pliers, can opener for food, maps of your area and an emergency cell phone with backup batteries. TIMESTAMPS Hurricane 0:40 Tornado 1:45 Tsunami 3:15 Flood 4:10 Avalanche 5:03 Wildfire 6:00 Earthquake 7:00 SUMMARY - If a hurricane starts while you are driving, leave your vehicle and find a building to shelter in, or a ditch. Stopping in an overpass will not save you. If your home is a trailer and there is enough time to flee to a safe area – do it. - If a tornado starts when you are in a public building, follow the same rules. You want to stay as low as possible. Avoid windows and open spaces such as auditoriums, gyms, and large hallways. Desks and benches can give you some extra protection if you get under them. It is impossible to outrun a tornado. - Tsunamis are so fast they hit the coast minutes after the earthquake. Remember that tall buildings, including hotels right in the beach area, can provide an excellent shelter. In case a tsunami finds you at sea, stay there instead of going back to the coast. It won’t be a safe haven. - Don’t try to be the bravest person around and stay in your house once you hear the evacuation warning. Leave for safety in higher grounds with your important papers in a waterproof container. If a flash flood gives you no time to evacuate and the water is all around you, don’t try to swim across it. - When an avalanche starts, try to move to the side of the slope as fast as you can. There will be more snow in the center of the flow. To move faster, drop any heavy equipment you have on you. If you can’t escape it, try using a sturdy tree to keep you above the snow. - If you find yourself in a wildfire area, it is critically important to ensure that you can breathe. If you fail to do it, you can pass out in the midst of a danger zone. Use a wet cloth to cover your nose and mouth and escape to safety. - If an earthquake starts when you are inside, stay where you were. Experts say that during an earthquake you must drop to the floor, get underneath a table, cover your neck and head with one hand, and hold on with the other hand. Your entire body must be under the table. Don’t try to run out of the building - the exterior of a building is one of the most dangerous places. Subscribe to Bright Side : https://goo.gl/rQTJZz ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Our Social Media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brightside/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brightgram/ SMART Youtube: https://goo.gl/JTfP6L 5-Minute Crafts Youtube: https://www.goo.gl/8JVmuC Have you ever seen a talking slime? Here he is – Slick Slime Sam: https://goo.gl/zarVZo ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- For more videos and articles visit: http://www.brightside.me/
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Zika Action Plan Summit: Crisis Emergency Risk Communication
 
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A session on crisis and emergency risk communication that elaborates on what the public seeks from communication, elements of operational success, risk communication principles for emergencies, and more. Visit the Zika Action Planning Summit website for more information and resource materials: http://www.cdc.gov/zap/ Comments on this video are allowed in accordance with our comment policy: http://www.cdc.gov/SocialMedia/Tools/CommentPolicy.html This video can also be viewed at http://www.cdc.gov/wcms/videos/low-res/OADC/2016/zap-crisis-emergency_1151826.mp4
School crisis drill
 
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Law enforcement agencies around the country have been working to improve their responses to a crisis.
Managing Disasters and Leading through Crises: Faculty Insight with Arnold Howitt
 
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Crises and natural disasters are often highly chaotic and unpredictable. They are difficult for both responders on the ground and managers and commanders at a distance. In this faculty insight, instructor Arnold Howitt sits down with Jenny Attiyeh of ThoughtCast to discuss how organizations and responders can prepare themselves for high performance in these situations and what we have learned from large-scale disasters like Hurricane Katrina. Often, the keys to successful emergency preparation and relief management are proven leaders, practice, and appropriate allocation of funds. Howitt is the executive director at the Ash Institute for Democratic Governance and Innovation, an adjunct lecturer in public policy at Harvard Kennedy School, and instructor at Harvard Extension School. He teaches "Crisis Management and Emergency Preparedness," http://www.extension.harvard.edu/courses/crisis-management-emergency-preparedness, and "Disaster Relief and Recovery," http://www.extension.harvard.edu/courses/disaster-relief-recovery. Both courses are available on-campus and online. Howitt is also an author and editor of several books, including "Managing Crises: Responses to Large-Scale Emergencies," which is available on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Managing-Crises-Responses-Large-Scale-Emergencies/dp/087289570X/.
Best Practices in Emergency Preparedness for Child Serving Organizations (Part 1: Highlights)
 
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An emergency planning guide for child-serving organizations was released October 25 at an ARCHS' co-sponsored "Policy Forum." It was also co-sponsored by Promising Practices Network, RAND Corporation, Family and Community Trust (FACT), Missouri Center for Education Safety, Missouri Department of Public Safety, and Missouri School Boards' Association. "Policy Forum: Best Practices in Emergency Preparedness for Child Serving Organizations" welcomed hundreds of emergency personnel throughout the State of Missouri at the one day event at Lake of the Ozarks. The forum was moderated by Paul H. Fennewald, Coordinator for Missouri Office of Homeland Security, and featured presentations by Admiral Thad W. Allen, U.S. Coast Guard, retired and Senior Fellow, Rand Corporation; Dr. C.J. Huff, Superintendent of Joplin Public Schools; Lowell C. Kruse, Chair of the Board of Directors for FACT; Dr. M. Rebecca Kilburn, Director of Promising Practices Network, RAND Corporation; Dr. Anita Chandra, Behavioral Scientist on Public Health Systems and Preparedness, RAND Corporation, and Dr. Carter Ward, Executive Director, Missouri School Boards' Association. The guide was published by the Promising Practices Network, which is operated by the RAND Corporation, and can be found at http://www.promisingpractices.net/resources/emergencyprep/
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What are some common staff responses to a school crisis event? ("Ask Safe Havens")
 
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Question 14: What are the most common themes you see when school staff respond to a crisis? Answered by Dr. Sonayia Shepherd. Submit your questions for future videos by leaving comments on this video.
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Anywhere High School
 
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Example of a school crisis plan tool. Current tech in use by many federal and state agencies. Could be used as a standardized response engine. Completely portable, requires no installation, no plug ins and leaves no footprint when closed. It has integrated engines for panoramic still imagery, panoramic video, white boarding and much more. very easy to use in fact the entire plan is touch enabled and could be run on a Smartboard or tablet with just your index finger!
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FWISD Know The Plan
 
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Fort Worth, Texas -- If you "Know The Plan," you know what to do! That's the simple message behind the new "Know The Plan" website launched by the Fort Worth ISD earlier this year. Now, it's even easier to "Know The Plan" by just watching the new "Know The Plan" video! Know The Plan is the name given to Fort Worth ISD's Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) for dealing with unexpected emergencies. The need to prepare is real. Personal or community emergencies disrupt thousands of lives each year. Being prepared and knowing what to do can reduce fear, anxiety and losses that accompany localized events and wide spread disasters. Awareness and preparation may reduce the impact of a disaster and possibly even avoid one altogether. Know The Plan was recently presented to the District Board of Education. The development of this tool was a collaborative project of parents, grandparents, caregivers and many different administrative departments. You can watch the same presentation that Trustees watched by clicking here.
Views: 933 FWISDnews
Podcast - Crisis Communications for K-12 School Districts
 
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Singlewire Software discusses K-12 crisis communications and emergency notification with school communications consultant Joe Donovan, President of The Donovan Group.
Views: 242 Singlewire Software
Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Response
 
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Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Response by Peter Slavin, MD from Massachusetts General Hospital at the 2013 Siemens Health Executives Forum. Dr. Slavin talks about the response to the Boston Marathon Bombing. http://usa.healthcare.siemens.com/news-and-events/mso-emergency-pediatric-care
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Back to School Crisis Management Issues for Higher Education
 
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http://www.TheCrisisShow.com This was a special "Back to School" episode aimed at administrations of schools, colleges and universities everywhere. We had guests from the University of Louisville, New York University and Binghamton University to discuss crisis preparedness and crisis communications on campus. In light of a bomb threat at the University of Texas at Austin and a similar threat at North Dakota State University-- both on September 14, 2012 -- we think this is a good time for leaders to revisit this episode.
Emergency Planning and Public-Private Partnerships in New York City
 
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Edward Skyler is the Deputy Mayor for Administration. In this capacity, Skyler assists the Mayor in managing the Police Department, Fire Department, Office of Emergency Management, Office of Management and Budget, Office of Labor Relations, and the Law Department. In addition, Skyler directly oversees the Department of Sanitation, Department of Citywide Administrative Services, Office of Contract Services, the Criminal Justice Coordinator, Office of Midtown Enforcement, Business Integrity Commission, Pensions, Public Finance and Communications. Prior to his appointment as Deputy Mayor, Skyler served as the Mayor's Communications Director and Press Secretary and has worked in the Bloomberg Administration since its inception in January 2002. Previously, Skyler worked at the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation from 1995 to 1999, where he served as Deputy Chief of Staff and as the Public Information Director. He then was appointed a Deputy Press Secretary to Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani. In 2000, he left the Mayor's Office to work in the Corporate Communications group of Bloomberg LP and, in 2001, he joined Bloomberg for Mayor as the campaign's Press Secretary. Skyler served in that position through the transition during which time he was appointed Press Secretary to the incoming Mayor. Skyler, a member of the New York State Bar, is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the Fordham University School of Law. 6th Annual M. Moran Weston II Distinguished Lecture in Public Policy (Feb 21, 2007 at Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs)
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