Safety & Security

Providing you information on access control, communication systems, the latest security technologies, fire and life safety, planning and preparedness, issues and initiatives and the elements of design that make our institutions safe and secure.


  • Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)
    school safety

    Keeping Students Safe

    Today's world can be a dangerous for students, teachers and administrators. Here are some thoughts about preparing for the worst. 07/01/2018

  • Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)
    school access control

    School Access Control

    Even the most thoughtfully designed and perfectly installed access control strategies can often easily be compromised by staff who do not do their part to support them. While staff development is called for, making access control a reality in deed as well as word is must be a leadership priority. 05/01/2018

  • Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)
    Emergency Communications

    Avoiding Deadly Mistakes

    Preparing staff to utilize emergency communications systems under stress. 03/01/2018

  • Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)
    school security

    All Round School Security

    School security starts at the perimeter of the school, but where is that? Security experts point to three perimeters that need securing. 11/01/2017

  • Facilities (Learning Spaces)
    campus fence

    Removing Barriers

    As years go by, school campuses can become tangled with fencing which no longer serves its original purpose. Improve the appearance of school grounds by removing outdated, unnecessary barriers. 09/01/2017

  • Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

    The Secure School Perimeter

  • Safety & Security

    Preventing Sexual Assault, Grooming and Child Molestation in Schools

  • Safety & Security

    Changing the 'Arrival Sequence'

  • Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

    All Visitors Must Sign In

  • Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

    Preparing Schools for Natural Disasters




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