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Selecting and Integrating Campus Mass Notification Systems

Selecting and Integrating Campus Mass Notification Systems

Planning, stakeholder participation and following NFPA 72 help to ensure your emergency alert systems will work when you need them.There are a lot of mass notification solutions available on the market today, and it’s generally considered a best practice to deploy several systems so that the strengths of each can address the weaknesses of the others. Choosing the right systems that will be most effective and appropriate for your organization, however, can be extremely challenging

Another issue is systems integration. Hospitals, schools and universities must be able to get their new and legacy emergency alert systems to interoperate so the notification process is fast and efficient.

Additionally, Smith explains NFPA 72 and why universities, hospitals and schools who don’t incorporate it could experience problems with the function and reliability of their emergency notification systems.