Ensuring your emergency messaging system is disaster-ready

Traditional methods of communication can add to the confusion and disorganization

During an emergency, communication is critical. The method of communicating needs to disperse the message as widely as possible, in the shortest amount of time, according to an article on the FacilityCare website.

Increasingly, facilities are relying on facility-wide digital emergency messaging systems as traditional methods of emergency communications, including publicly announced code alerts, can add to the confusion and disorganization. 

Advancements in the technology surrounding electronic digital messaging allow for facility-wide displays of various sizes and configurations. They can be centrally controlled and can communicate content to as many, or as few, displays as needed, article said.

Placing these displays in common areas where they won’t be obstructed will aid in their overall visibility. 

Read the article.


January 20, 2015

Topic Area: Safety

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