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Apply best practices to plan for, respond to, and manage critical events and exercises. Built on ISO standards, you can respond faster with better collaboration using plans and playbooks, smart workflows, and real-time dashboards and insights, to ensure better incident response, decision-making, and continuous improvement.

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All the information and tools needed to manage any incident effectively through the entire lifecycle of mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery, following ISO, ICS and other national standards. Keep your whole team following the same plans, communicating on the same platform, and viewing the same operating picture - from any place or device.

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All the tools needed to automate your safety management system in one easy-to-use platform, following ISO standards. Increase efficiency with powerful automation capabilities and provide real time insights to all levels of your business. Configurable notifications, workflows, analytics, and mapping empower your safety personnel to make better decisions wherever they are.

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Maintain a comprehensive view of the wellbeing of your workers, their needs, and the wellbeing initiatives conducted in your organization. Through various assessments, checks, analytics, and resources you can easily manage both the physical and mental wellbeing of personnel across various locations and programs.

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A suite of tools to collect risk data from across your organziation from a range of stakeholders, in real time, and based on ISO standards. Fully customisable, with everything from a simple pre-task assessment though to an organisational risk register, we make it easy to capture risk data and provide the analytics to derive rich insights, to keep your organisation safe and compliant.

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Track all your assets from your vehicle fleet, fixed or mobile plant and equipment though to your critical infrastructure using our range of tools. Plan maintenance ahead of time and by collecting lead indicator data from checklists and assessments on any mobile device, then enable users to update the status of your assets to track utilisation, share documentation and report issues.

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Save time and money by enabling contractors to self-register and progress through a customizable workflow, to check documentation before becoming an approved contractor. Contractors can then be automatically followed up using workflows and notifications to keep their organziation compliant.

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Streamline visitor sign-in using a QR code on a form tailored for your organisation. Visitors can complete inductions, answer questions and acknowledge content then have notifications triggered to their host based on their responses. Once on site, manage visitor cards, broadcast notifications and understand visitor trends to optimise your processes.

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All the information and tools needed to manage any incident effectively through the entire lifecycle of mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery, following ISO, ICS and other national standards. Keep your whole team following the same plans, communicating on the same platform, and viewing the same operating picture - from any place or device.

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Proactively manage all aspects of physical security operations from anywhere, on any device. Based on ISO standards, streamline your operations using workflow automations to guide information capture, enrichment, follow up tasks, and notifications. Validate threats and risks to drive better investment of your resources.

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Manage cyber threats, risks, and treatments based on industry best-practice guidelines and ISO standards. Plan objectives and set targets, manage all elements of standards-compliance, and schedule and record audits and inspections. Manage non-compliances and corrective actions, and drive continual improvement review cycles.

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Streamline visitor sign-in using a QR code on a form tailored for your organisation. Visitors can complete inductions, answer questions and acknowledge content then have notifications triggered to their host based on their responses. Once on site, manage visitor cards, broadcast notifications and understand visitor trends to optimise your processes.

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Consolidate the threat and risk picture across all your assets, easily demonstrate compliance with security obligations, and gain an ‘all threats’ perspective encompassing physical, cyber, personnel and supply chain. Address and manage cyber threats without having to implement costly new ICT systems and drive continuous improvement and review cycles.

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All the information and tools needed to manage any incident effectively through the entire lifecycle of mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery, following ISO, ICS and other national standards. Keep your whole team following the same plans, communicating on the same platform, and viewing the same operating picture - from any place or device.

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Manage cyber, emergency and security threats, risks, and treatments based on industry best-practice guidelines and ISO standards. Plan objectives and set targets, manage all elements of standards-compliance, and schedule and record audits and inspections. Manage non-compliances and corrective actions and drive continual improvement review cycles.

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Track all your assets from your vehicle fleet, fixed or mobile plant and equipment though to your critical infrastructure using our range of tools. Plan maintenance ahead of time and by collecting lead indicator data from checklists and assessments on any mobile device, then enable users to update the status of your assets to track utilization, share documentation and report issues.

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Save time and money by enabling contractors to self-register and progress through a customizable workflow, to check documentation before becoming an approved contractor. Contractors can then be automatically followed up using workflows and notifications to keep their organziation compliant.

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Follow ISO standard approaches to determine disruption impacts and develop plans & recovery strategies to address risks. Track gaps, dependencies and tests, capture exercises, and manage insurance details. Scale up to any incident and back down to business as usual as quickly as possible and drive continuous improvement.

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Apply best practices to plan for, respond to, and manage critical events and exercises. Built on ISO standards, you can respond faster with better collaboration using plans and playbooks, smart workflows, and real-time dashboards and insights, to ensure better incident response, decision-making, and continuous improvement.

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Manage cyber, emergency and security threats, risks, and treatments based on industry best-practice guidelines and ISO standards. Plan objectives and set targets, manage all elements of standards-compliance, and schedule and record audits and inspections. Manage non-compliances and corrective actions and drive continual improvement review cycles.

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Ensure preparedness across your organisation. Conduct business impact assessments and quickly identify essential functions. Assess hazard and threat risks. Identify technology, assets, facilities, and critical personnel. Gather and assemble essential information and documents. Develop, test and maintain your COOP plans. From readiness and preparedness to reconstitution, manage all four phases of the Continuity of Operations Plan to minimize business loss and disruption.

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The Need for Emergency Evacuation Planning in an Era of Increased Security Risk

Buffalo. Uvalde. Tulsa. Philadelphia. These tragedies mark the return of public (or mass) shootings in the U.S., suggesting that venues and businesses without actionable plans won’t be safe. What can be done? Developing an emergency evacuation plan for your business is one of many logical first steps. And here’s how to do it.

What are emergency evacuations all about?

To many, the rapid removal of people from immediate or threatened danger, otherwise known as an emergency evacuation, seems like a remote contingency. To others, it seems like a relatively straightforward procedure, requiring little to no planning or practice.

The fact is neither group is right.  

Whether natural or manmade, emergency situations happen all the time, precipitating evacuations. Unsurprisingly, the record shows that the more disorganized the evacuation is the more likely it is to cause unnecessary confusion, property damage, injury, even fatality.

What’s more, regulatory bodies, like the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), set out minimum requirements for emergency preparation – often stipulating that businesses need some degree of emergency evacuation planning.

As a result, organizations who fail to plan find themselves out of compliance with local, state, and/or national safety statutes.

Not all emergency evacuation plans are created equal

But that doesn’t mean that any ole emergency evacuation plan will do. Indeed, organizations must first consider the purpose and scope of the emergency evacuation plan, outlining what they are trying to accomplish with the plan and what material will be covered in it.

Nor should the resultant emergency evacuation plan be treated as a standalone. Rather, it should serve as an important supplement (or annex) to other incident management plans, activated when the incident in question necessitates an emergency evacuation.

What kind of incidents usually trigger an emergency evacuation? Besides active shooter incidents, here’re a few other examples:

  • Fires
  • Explosions
  • Floods
  • Earthquakes
  • Hurricanes
  • Tornadoes
  • Toxic material releases
  • Radiological and biological accidents
  • Civil disturbances
  • Workplace violence

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Set roles and responsibilities in the emergency evacuation plan

Again, the incident plan that triggered the emergency evacuation will have already named the parties responsible for the response, i.e., the Emergency Evacuation and Strike teams.

The evacuation plan, on the other hand, clarifies the responsibilities of a few additional Security roles, namely Chief Warden and Warden. The Warden, for example, is tasked with the following (and more):

  • Assisting people with the evacuation procedures
  • Moving people to the designated assembly points when instructed by signals, warnings, written notifications, or intercom orders
  • Taking attendance of people once relocated to a safe area to a designated assembly point or evacuated to another location

Response and action in the emergency evacuation plan

The final step to take is preparing response and action plans, outlining specific emergency notification and evacuation procedures to take. An orderly evacuation, for instance, looks like the following:

  1. Evacuate even if others refuse to follow
  2. Exit, leaving the building through any unobstructed exit door or wherever else it is safe to do so
  3. Leave all your belongings behind
  4. Proceed briskly and calmly to the designated assembly point. Do not run.
  5. Assist other people if it is possible and safe to do so
  6. Clearly identify yourself to the Warden when requested to do so
  7. Notify the Warden of any injured or missing persons
  8. Follow all instructions given by the Warden or other designated people

Besides that, organizations will have to consider who else on the Security team should be empowered to initiate the emergency evacuation plan and what tools and security management technologies that person will need to ensure the evacuation goes smoothly.

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