Severe weather, natural and man-made disasters, hazardous materials incidents, supply chain disruptions and equipment and technology failures and all have one thing in common for manufacturers: they all result in money lost to unplanned downtime, reduced factory utilization rates, lost revenue, and even employees put at risk.
Natural and man-made threats and potentially hazardous environments can put your most valuable assets – your employees – at risk. You need to able to assess events, locate the people that need help and those that can help, and act quickly to get and keep your people out of harm’s way – and account for each employee’s safety.read more
Severe weather, natural disasters, protests, or incidents with hazardous materials can require factories to close until it is safe to resume work. By having better foresight of potential issues, and better information during incidents, you can minimize the impacts of un-utilized labor costs, communicate and set expectations with customers, and reduce revenue impacts and risks to your employees.read more
Equipment failures, IT failures and human error are the top three causes of unplanned manufacturing downtime – leading to hundreds of thousands to millions of dollars lost per year. When experts or teams need to be identified and rallied to address the situation, every minute saved by automating communications and ensuring the right people are alerted and begin resolving the issue as fast as possible minimizes the costs of these critical events.read more
Acts of violence such as active shooters aren’t random,” says A. Benjamin Mannes. “From events such as Adam Lanza and Newtown, Nikolas Cruz and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, Jin Yu Park at Virginia Tech, and even Jared Loughner, who shot Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, all were planned.”read more
During any type of critical event, information comes in quickly and from many different sources. With so much information to digest, it can sometimes feel like emergency management teams are “drinking from a fire hose” when trying to decipher what information is relevant, and what isn’t.read more