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Security StratEDgy for Schools: Effective and Affordable Solutions

November 13, 2019

Parents send their children to school with the appropriate expectations that they will be safe — that children can focus on learning and growing. Safety threats trump the ability to concentrate, to learn and to grow. Unfortunately, school safety threats loom large not only in the minds of students — but also in the minds… Read More »

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A Snapshot of School Security for Students Today: Are We Making Progress?

December 6, 2018

At the end of October, the National School Safety Center (NSSC), along with state governors and state school superintendents, commemorated their 35th “America’s Safe Schools Week” with an ongoing awareness campaign to recognize strategic security successes and encourage greater participation by schools in their schools’ safety issues. It was a time to note the state… Read More »

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Make the Most of OSHA's Safe & Sound Week

Make the Most of OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week

August 16, 2018

Make the Most of OSHA’s Safe + Sound Week This week is “Safe + Sound Week,” a nationwide awareness campaign created by OHSA. The comprehensive program, dedicated to keeping U.S. companies, employees and the public safe, is both important and enlightening. Running from Monday through Sunday, this week focuses on raising awareness and understanding of… Read More »

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Using Technology to Prevent Violence in Schools and Hospitals - Integrated Security Technologies

Using Technology to Prevent Violence in Schools and Hospitals

July 13, 2018

Using Technology to Prevent Violence in Schools and Hospitals Our last post examined the high incidence of workplace violence in the healthcare and educational sectors. Since healthcare professionals work with a large, shifting population prone to a high rate of volatility, and educators often fall prey to students’ acts of violence, both are at a… Read More »

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Should You Be Worried About Workplace Violence? IST

Should You Be Worried About Workplace Violence?

June 20, 2018

Part of a series for National Safety Month Did you know that almost two million people were victims of workplace violence in the past year? That’s more than one in four workers each year, to the tune of over $121 billion in lost revenue. According to OSHA, homicide, the most drastic, is the third leading… Read More »

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Review Your School Security System | Integrated Security Technologies

Review Your School Security System

April 5, 2018

Now’s the Time to Review Your School Security System We’ve reached a grisly tipping point in the fight against school shootings in this country. February’s massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL unleashed a national outcry. Led by the very students that survived this too-often seen tragedy, awakened activists throughout the U.S.… Read More »

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Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018 | Integrated Security Technologies

What is the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018?

April 4, 2018

Consolidated Appropriations Act Releases $25 Million to fund school safety now and $33 million annually starting next year On March 23, 2018, President Donald Trump signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018, which includes legislation that restarts the DOJ’s school safety grants program. The federal government has not issued grants for facility security since fiscal… Read More »

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