Campus Safety and Security Information

Providing students with a quality education involves keeping them safe while on your school grounds. This means protecting them from predators, keeping weapons off campus and eliminating hazards that are part of operating any education facility.

In this section of you will find articles, reports and research that will help you meet your school safety and security requirements.

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pulse MPulse Releases Fourth Generation CMMS Software
By: Steve Brous - Monday, May 3, 2010
Source: MPulse
“Web-native applications like v7, with advanced web server technology, user-friendly architecture, customizable interfaces and location independence offer superior performance in the gathering, measuring and reporting of data” states Randy Brous, MPulse’s Director of Development. “Superior performance means the software gets widely used and accepted within an organization and that results in actionable, reliable, real-time data that is key in maintaining assets at optimum levels, preventing down-time, saving money and conserving energy”.

Schneider Lawton, Oklahoma, Schools Invest $2.2 Million in Energy Efficiency
By: Keith Hobbs - Wednesday, April 28, 2010
Source: Schneider Electric
The Lawton Public Schools in Lawton, Okla., are implementing $2.2 million in facility enhancements designed to improve operations, comfort and efficiency at five campuses totaling nearly 900,000 square feet. Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management, will complete the work as a performance contract with the district. Schneider Electric guarantees that the Lawton Public Schools will reduce its utility costs by $254,854 annually when the project is completed in the summer of 2010.

public schools Broward Schools Go Green Top to Bottom
By: Michael Garretson - Tuesday, April 27, 2010
The nation’s sixth largest school district, smack in highly urbanized South Florida, recently turned to Mother Nature for inspiration on eco-friendly construction techniques.

ADA signs, exit signs, wayfinding, safety, braille and security signage.
ADA Signage For Schools & Colleges
Custom and stock signs made for k-12 and college school facility campus safety, security, wayfinding and Americans With Disabilities Act compliance.

Cyber terrorism book.
Book - Cyber Terrorism: A Guide for Facility Managers
Renowned author and instructor, Joseph F. Gustin (author of Disaster & Recovery Planning), in this new timely book, addresses cyber terrorism and other forms of terrorist activity, including mailroom security, bomb threats, and the constant attack from viruses, hackers and other invasive programs.

Child safety device for doors.
Fingershield Safety Device for Doors
Fingershield is a simple device that completely covers the gap that is created on the hinge side of a door when it is in the open position. Fingershield totally eliminates painful finger trapping accidents on the hinge side of a door forever.

Training Network
Violence Prevention On The School Bus: Video & DVD
Actual events are depicted in this brand new video. Bus drivers will learn skills that can be used to save lives if a violent situation occurs on a school bus such as hijacking and assault

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AMS AMS Unveils Gen7 Line of Green Classrooms
By: Kristen Thomas - Thursday, April 15, 2010
Source: American Modular Systems
AMS’s Gen7 represents the state of the art in green classroom environments, offering a range of time-, money- and energy-saving features and providing a safe, healthy, eco-friendly, low-maintenance environment that fosters optimal learning potential.

spring-isd Design Complete for 105,000-SF, LEED-Gold Elementary School
By: Claire Bloxom - Thursday, April 15, 2010
Source: SHW Group
SHW Group designed Gloria Marshall Elementary School to meet LEED and Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS) criteria; Has already been accepted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to receive an ENERGY STAR rating due to its energy-efficient building design

Tonganoxie District Combines Building Upgrades with Hands-On Learning Experience, Earns Award for Energy Efficiency
By: Joan Schimml - Tuesday, March 30, 2010
Source: TRANE
When administrators at Tonganoxie Unified School District (USD) 464 embarked on a $2.1 million energy and infrastructure improvement effort last year, they took the project into the classroom, coupling upgrades to buildings with an energy efficiency curriculum. The recently completed infrastructure upgrades are expected to save $217,000 a year in operations, maintenance and utilities costs.

TAClogo Texas School District to Save Over $2.5 Million Through Energy Conservation
By: Keith Hobbs - Monday, March 22, 2010
Source: TAC
The Red Oak Independent School District (ROISD) in Red Oak, Texas, is implementing $2,499,420 in facility enhancements designed to improve operations, comfort and efficiency at 10 district buildings totaling more than 855,000 square feet.

CyberLock by Videx Access Control Article | CyberLock Electronic Access Control for Medical Drug Cabinets
By: Kathleen Childs - Tuesday, November 10, 2009
Videx ( announces a powerful and easy-to-manage access control solution for medical drug cabinets. For hospitals, long-term care facilities, medical clinics, and emergency services that are experiencing problems securing their pharmaceuticals, CyberLock is the answer.

By: John Olson - Tuesday, November 3, 2009
Source: A-lert Roof & Building Systems
When it comes to school administration the most important part of their professional lives involves doing what is absolutely the best for the students. Our students are the future of our communities and our country. All too often school administrators find themselves consumed with another of the responsibilities of their position which is building maintenance.

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American Society for Industrial Security ASIS
ASIS International, with more than 32,000 members, is the preeminent international organization for professionals responsible for security, including managers and directors of security. In addition, corporate executives and other management personnel, as well as consultants, architects, attorneys, and federal, state, and local law enforcement, are becoming involved with ASIS to better understand the constant changes in security issues and solutions.
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National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety
A federal agency responsible for conducting research and making recommendations for the prevention of work-related disease and injury. Part of the CDC.

National Program for Playground Safety
A great resource for information on playground safety.

National Safety Council
Dedicated to educate and influence society to adopt safety, health and environmental policies, practices and procedures that prevent and mitigate human suffering and economic losses arising from preventable causes.

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