Continuity eGUIDE Wednesday August 1, 2007

WEBINAR. Healthcare: How to Conduct a Disaster Exercise
Join 3n and experts Steve Storbakken and Connie Lackey of Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center for a step-by-step guide to planning and conducting disaster exercises for healthcare organizations. Aug 22. Free. Click HERE>>

When Professional Responders Can’t Respond
In a large-scale disaster, there won’t be enough responders to take care of us. CERT training helps citizens understand their responsibility in a disaster. It increases their ability to help themselves and others. Tim Bonno expounds. Click HERE>>

Toymaker Plays by the Rules of Crisis Management

A wooden railway toy manufacturer is in crisis management mode after recalling 1.5 million toys. Will it take the right steps to regain the confidence of parents? Click HERE>>

British Opposition Party Aims to Create Flood Emergency Force
They’re not in power yet, but Britain’s opposition party is concerned the UK isn’t prepared to deal with crises like the current floods. Is a dedicated emergency task force the answer? Click HERE>>

Companies Say DHS Must Share Info Faster
Is CNN really better than the DHS for accessing information about terrorist threats? A group of executives say it is. Click HERE>>

National Response Team Prepares to Help
The National Guard won’t have to respond to natural disasters alone anymore as a new national emergency response team in Pennsylvania prepares to launch. Click HERE>>

Consumer Data Not Protected in UK, Report Says
Despite having a data protection law in effect for nine years, a new report in the UK suggests British companies aren’t protecting consumer data. Click HERE>>

Security Experts Say Terrorist Warning Shows New Maturity at TSA
Security experts – including some vocal critics – are praising the TSA for its recent terrorist warnings. Has the agency matured? Click HERE>>

AOK Rescue Chair
The safest and easiest way to transport a person, in an emergency, down or up a flight of stairs in a high-rise building! The Americans with Disabilities Act requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations for disabled employees. Click HERE>>

NorE First Response is a manufacturer of mass decontamination equipment - providing turnkey service from supply to training. Product includes isolation/ quarantine; mass casualty cache; and multi-disciplinary decontamination/ response units. Click HERE>>

Partners in Emg Mgt: Working Together. 55th IAEM Annual Conference & EMEX 2007 Expo. November 11-14: Reno, NV. Sessions encourage the exchange of ideas on collaborating to protect lives and property from disaster. You won't want to miss it! Click HERE>>


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Fargo Announces Lower Pricing, Aggressive Warranties on ID Card Printing Technology
Minneapolis, MN – Fargo Electronics, Inc., a global provider in secure technologies for card identity systems, recently announced a new manufacturer’s suggested a lower retail price for its HDP5000 single-sided ID card printer/encoder (dual sided also available). Utilizing Fargo’s patented High Definition Printing™ (HDP®) technology, the HDP5000 is Fargo’s fourth-generation reverse image card printer/encoder. Click HERE>>

EVault Partners With Intuit(R) Eclipse(TM) for Online Backup and Recovery Service
Emeryville, CA – EVault, Inc., provider of data protection solutions, announced recently it is partnering with Intuit Eclipse, a business management solutions company, to offer customers a new business continuity solution designed to help protect data in the event of a disaster. The new service offers users an opportunity to automatically back up business-critical data online to one of EVault's seven secure Tier III or IV data centers, all of which are SAS 70 Type II certified. Click HERE>>

Security and Intelligence Expert Joins Advisory Board at Prepared Response, Inc.
Seattle, WAPrepared Response, Inc., a Seattle-based developer of crisis management planning and response systems, announces that security expert, Douglas Callen, will serve on their advisory board. Callen has more than 25 years of service in all aspects of security, intelligence and federal law enforcement with the US Secret Service, Department of Transportation and the DHS. Callen most recently served as the Chief Security Officer for TSA. Click HERE>>

Emergency Planning & Call Handling Skills Workshops
Further places have been made available on the “Emergency Planning & Call Handling Skills” workshop to be held in Manchester, Birmingham or London between the months of September and December. If your organisation needs people trained to effectively respond when the public, members of the essential services or the media contact you in cases of emergency, then this workshop is ideal. Click HERE>>

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