Fire/Life Safety


NY Elementary School Stocks Classrooms with Safety Buckets

NY Elementary School Stocks Classrooms with Safety Buckets

Last Wednesday, teachers at Allegany-Limestone Elementary School were given buckets full of medical supplies and other materials that would help secure their classroom in the event of an active-shooter incident.

Integrating Fire Safety and Security Solutions in the Campus Environment

Integrating Fire Safety and Security Solutions in the Campus Environment

Integration of security and fire alarms in facility design and emergency response planning is vitally important in today’s threat environment.



Oklahoma School Installs Classroom Shelters for Storms, Emergencies

Oklahoma School Installs Classroom Shelters for Storms, Emergencies

Osage Hills School in Bartlesville, Okla., has installed shelters in classrooms to protect students and staff during storms and other emergencies.

Michigan Reps Introduce School Safety Package

Michigan Reps Introduce School Safety Package

Michigan State Representatives Angela Witwer and Jeff Yaroch introduced Tuesday a package aimed at improving school safety practices in the state.

Arkansas District Adds Safe Rooms for Classroom Safety

Arkansas District Adds Safe Rooms for Classroom Safety

The cubes have been designed and tested to withstand the force of tornadoes with wind speeds of 261-318 mph. Quitman officials maximized the protection the cubes could offer by adding Ballistic Level III military-grade steel, which can resist rounds from semi-automatic weapons.

Parents Angry Over Handling of Fire at California Elementary School

Parents Angry Over Handling of Fire at California Elementary School

On Sunday, Nov. 11, a small fire broke out in a reading intervention classroom at Sierra House. The fire was caused by electrical overload, contained to the one classroom and quickly extinguished. The school reopened on Nov. 14.

Columbia University Introduces Fire Guards to Campus

Columbia University Introduces Fire Guards to Campus

Following a string of false alarms, Columbia has stationed public safety officers in the East Campus residence hall.

Illinois Schools Install Blue Emergency Boxes

Illinois Schools Install Blue Emergency Boxes

Worried about gun violence, 20 Illinois schools install emergency boxes that notify police.

Northern Michigan University Issues Fire Safety Reminders for Students Living on Campus

Northern Michigan University Issues Fire Safety Reminders for Students Living on Campus

Fire safety tips for students living on campus.

DHS Grant Available for School-Age Trauma Training

DHS Grant Available for School-Age Trauma Training

The Department of Homeland Security is offering school districts funding for student trauma training programs.

Digital Edition

  • Campus Security & Life Safety Magazine - March April 2019

    March/April 2019

    Featuring:

    • Proactive Steps in Protecting Students Using Technology
    • Securing Our Hospitals and Protecting Your Privacy
    • Leveraging a Unified Mass Notification Solution
    • From Safe Campus to Smart Campus

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