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Managers Should Never be Forced to Compromise Over Lone Worker Safety

When responsibility for lone worker safety is left with individual department heads – managers who may be great at their jobs, but who are not risk or security specialists – standards of protection are usually compromised.

September 20, 2022

SMC Boosts Employee Protection and Extends Monitoring Services with CriticalArc’s SafeZone Technology

A first-of-its-kind partnership between CriticalArc and Security Monitoring Centres (SMC) will give systems integrators and their customers powerful new options for staff protection, communications, engagement, and wellbeing.

September 4, 2022

UHCL Steps up Campus Safety Measures with SafeZone Security Solution

University of Houston-Clear Lake is elevating security and support for the university community by launching SafeZone, a unified safety, communications, and wellbeing service from CriticalArc.

August 22, 2022

Kansas Wesleyan University Prioritizes Student Wellbeing with Adoption of SafeZone Solution

Kansas Wesleyan University (KWU) in Salina, Kansas has announced it is adopting SafeZone from CriticalArc to create a safer, more welcoming campus where students can learn and thrive.

August 8, 2022

Security Teams Can Now Use Unified Solutions Instead of Siloed Systems

Today there’s a huge choice of technologies available to take pressure off busy control rooms.

July 18, 2022

For Healthcare Workers, Safety and Reassurance Is Vital

Healthcare environments should be among the safest of places. Anyone who’s ever been treated in a hospital, or who has appreciated quality care given to a close friend or relative, knows that with illness comes a feeling of vulnerability and a need for compassion.

July 11, 2022

Campus Gun Threat – What’s the Right Response?

The recent introduction of the most significant gun control laws in the US in nearly 30 years reflects widespread public revulsion over mass shootings, including the recent attack on a Texas school.

July 8, 2022

Real Time Location System (RTLS) solutions alone won’t solve the workplace violence challenge in healthcare

Protecting health staff from workplace violence is now a top priority for most healthcare organizations.

August 22, 2022

Feeling Overwhelmed? Accessing Mental Health Support and Services Must be Made Easier

The fact that mental health is a huge issue globally for universities was highlighted again last week with Universities UK issuing new guidelines focused particularly on suicide prevention, with similar reports and guidance being issued in the USA and Australia.

October 17, 2022

At Last, Healthcare Security Managers Have Reasons for Hope

In both the US and the UK, workplace violence has become a priority concern, with verbal and physical attacks against clinical and security staff continuing to rise in hospitals, parking garages, community clinics, and in patients' homes.

November 16, 2022