Safety and Security


Know Your Data

Don't just collect fire-prevention data; use it.

Emerging Technology (Enhancing, Engaging, Connecting)

The Internet of Things

We are all increasingly members of this new, interconnected "community." This means that our institutions and our constituents are also members. The Internet of Things (abbreviated "IoT") is everything and everyone that is connected by a common technological fabric.

buildings for extreme weather

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Standing Strong

Architects and engineers are incorporating innovative methods and systems into designing buildings to withstand extreme weather.

Video Screens on Campus

Technology (Innovations for Education)

Big Screen on Campus

The digital delivery of information across campus is facilitated by the proliferation of innovative video screens.

Safety & Security (Protecting Campus Resources)

Fear Itself

Fear can reduce the ability of students and campus employees to save lives.

fire prevention and safety

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

First, Get Their Attention

Tips on keeping the actions and message of fire prevention and safety in the forefront of campus communications.

Fire & Life Safety (Focus on Preparation and Prevention)

Fire Extinguishers: Minimize Inspection Costs

Don't cut corners on the inclusion and inspection of fire extinguishers.

Designing for Safety

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Designing for Safety

Integrating Crime prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED) concepts into master planning and design is one demonstrated way to create an overall safe campus.



Emerging Technology (Enhancing, Engaging, Connecting)

Emergency Messaging Systems 2014

An EMS should be part of a comprehensive communications strategy.

Safety & Security (Protecting Campus Resources)

Assess Your Plans

emergency communications systems

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

This Is an Emergency

In an emergency, flawless communication saves lives.

Fire & Life Safety (Focus On Preparation and Prevention)

Challenging Tradition

Managing Access Control

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Managing Access Control

How much access control is enough for a college or university campus? Do you need electronic access control in the first place?

Monitoring a Safe Campus Checklist

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Monitoring a Safe Campus Checklist

Food Service Exhaust Systems

After a recent fire sprinkler activation on a food-service line, there was a review of what caused the sprinkler to activate. The activation was not due to a fire or a problem with the sprinkler head. It was determined that the sprinkler activated due to misplaced equipment under the hood.

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