Emergency

Empty shelves in a store

Franklin Roosevelt Was Right

By Correct On Campus / March 15, 2020 / Comments Off on Franklin Roosevelt Was Right

  Franklin Roosevelt famously said, “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” He was trying to calm the nation by pointing out that fear was making things worse as people struggled to find a way out of the Great Depression. His words are certainly applicable today. We need to calm down! Yesterday,…

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An emergency prep checklist

Be Prepared for Events Emergencies

By Correct On Campus / January 22, 2020 / Comments Off on Be Prepared for Events Emergencies

January has brought a vivid reminder that special events planners are often the first line of defense in emergencies.  Last week started with a woman having chest pains and ended with another having a seizure. This week, a guest’s parking lot fall required six stitches and a colleague’s office space heater caught on fire. The…

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The back of a security staff

Super Bowl LII Is A NSSE Lesson

By Correct On Campus / February 4, 2018 / Comments Off on Super Bowl LII Is A NSSE Lesson

  Some people will watch Super Bowl LII to root for their team, others to catch a glimpse of puppies with Clydesdales, but I’ll watch to admire an exquisitely complicated and perfectly orchestrated NSSE (National Special Security Event) A major public event that attracts a large attendance, includes dignitaries, or that has historic, political, or…

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Drive Events Like A BMW

By Correct On Campus / January 5, 2018 / Comments Off on Drive Events Like A BMW

Enrolling in BMW Performance Driving School was my New Year’s treat to myself and it didn’t disappoint. It was challenging, adrenaline-pumping fun, and most of all, instructional. But before the panic braking, sliding, timed laps, and stability control exercises, we started in the classroom with a clear set of objectives. They were 1. Safety; 2.…

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Plan For the Worst

By Correct On Campus / September 11, 2017 / Comments Off on Plan For the Worst

The past few week’s floods, hurricanes, and wild fires are a reminder that event planners need emergency plans that are comprehensive, up-to-date, and easy to implement. Of course, the time to plan for a catastrophe is before it happens, but few of us actually do so beyond a vague notion of what we would likely…

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