Flying Cars Are Closer Than You Think

“Where we’re going, we don’t need roads,” Doc Brown told Marty and Jennifer in the 1986 movie Back To The Future, just before they flew through our screens in a rocket-propelled Delorian. The Jetsons. Star Wars. Blade Runner. All these futuristic shows and movies, and many more besides, featured flying cars. Innovative and far-flung storytelling Read more about Flying Cars Are Closer Than You Think[…]

Don’t Let Your Phone System Bring Down Your Emergency Plan

Technology constantly changes, but change doesn’t always mean for the better. I often wonder if tech designers ever get out in the field and hear feedback from their clients. Or even better, do they ever work in the field and have to use their own equipment? Sometimes what seems like a great idea in concept Read more about Don’t Let Your Phone System Bring Down Your Emergency Plan[…]

Using WiFi to See Through Walls Challenges Privacy

Watch this video as Matt and I discuss the ramifications of this WiFi development and why it is crucial to always stay on top of technology to protect your people.   We might soon be able to practically “see” through walls—but is that a good thing? Researchers at Carnegie Mellon have developed a way to Read more about Using WiFi to See Through Walls Challenges Privacy[…]

It’s time to charge up your EV policy

The future of technology is here. Many years ago, we spoke about the future of technology at a PARMA conference. In particular, the conference focused on technology in the automobile industry, including self-driving vehicles, cars equipped with lane-assist safeguards, and the coming of the electric vehicle. Well, it seems that reality has hit home. Governor Read more about It’s time to charge up your EV policy[…]

Where you get your online safety training matters.

It’s your job as a risk manager to find the appropriate training for your people. In today’s virtual, online world, much of that training is available at the click of a mouse button. While we always advocate for the value of in-person training, we understand that the convenience of online training makes it an invaluable Read more about Where you get your online safety training matters.[…]

Old technology is the key to increasing cover against active shooters

Tell your school to take our Active Shooters Course. Are you a Parent? Take our Active Shooter Course designed for you. It is easy to fall in love with new technology. A fancy gadget might provide some new capability you have never had before. An upgraded app or model could allow you to work faster. Read more about Old technology is the key to increasing cover against active shooters[…]

Are Apple AirTags tracking students illegally?

For the love of technology! Have you ever noticed that technology always seems to have a dark side? We get excited about all the latest toys and gadgets. We must have the next big thing. The problem there is that we will dive into new tech without considering the unintended consequences of using them. One Read more about Are Apple AirTags tracking students illegally?[…]

Comfort and fashion are still King in the world of safety

I watched my father struggle with safety while trying to operate a swimming pool store in the late ’70s and early ’80s.  And I have been in the business of safety ever since – since 1985 that is.  I have found myself doused with chlorine, in the middle of hydrochloric acid clouds without respirators, stuck at Read more about Comfort and fashion are still King in the world of safety[…]