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Ky. 9-1-1 director offers advice on medical alert devices

Ky. 9-1-1 director offers advice on medical alert devices

People considering a personal medical alert device should select one that connects to a call center, because the person who receives the alert will have the user's location and other information and can contact 9-1-1, advises Paul Nave, director of Owensboro-Daviess County 9-1-1 in Kentucky.
OSHA Reminds Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas Employers to Protect Workers From Heat-Related Illness

OSHA Reminds Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas Employers to Protect Workers From Heat-Related Illness

High temperatures in the Southwestern United States have and continue to break records. In Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas, the heat index could reach triple digits and in some cases exceed 110°F. These elevated temperatures pose a serious risk to employees exposed to heat due to the nature of their jobs.
Seattle Area Jeweler Adds Concealed Weapons Tech After Armed Robbery

Seattle Area Jeweler Adds Concealed Weapons Tech After Armed Robbery

The solution from Athena Security is said to automatically tell the difference between a weapon and a cell phone, keys and watches.
6.27.22 NESA National Monitor

6.27.22 NESA National Monitor

Public Safety Updates AB: Millet enacts False Alarm Bylaw6.22.22 - Wetaskiwin Times - After giving ...

BUSINESS TIPS

What new research reveals about retaining employees

What new research reveals about retaining employees

As the Great Resignation continues, organizations are struggling with how to keep staff. The bad news is, turnover happens in times of change. But a handful of new reports also reveal some positives: Associations can take steps that will go a long way to mitigate turnover.
Alarm.com Unveils Solar Monitoring Program

Alarm.com Unveils Solar Monitoring Program

Alarm.com’s integrated solar monitoring solution for service providers features a Solar Automation & Awareness service package and Solar Program Certification Course.
Tips for Deploying Smart Video Surveillance Storage Solutions

Tips for Deploying Smart Video Surveillance Storage Solutions

The increased demand for video surveillance, higher resolution and AI analytics have created a need for high capacity storage solutions. Western Digital’s Brian Mallari breaks down how security integrators can deliver them.
CISA issues warning on UPS device vulnerabilities

CISA issues warning on UPS device vulnerabilities

As vendors continue to adopt connectivity to devices, stringent best practices for manufacturers must be adopted as well
Modernize your legacy apps before planning migration to the cloud

Modernize your legacy apps before planning migration to the cloud

To avoid security problems down the line, you should approach the migration process with a long-term outlook

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Seattle police add protocol for low-priority 9-1-1 calls

The Seattle Police Department has created a "Z-Disposition Action" for 9-1-1 calls that don't require a police response, as determined by a supervisor. The policy records such calls and is meant to help address a shortage of police officers.