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Clark County Nevada Fire Chief to Deliver Keynote Address at Safer Buildings Coalition Annual Members Dinner and Meeting

Chief Greg Cassell, Clark County Fire Department

Posted on February 15, 2019
Impactful Presentation Exclusively for Safer Buildings Coalition Members

The Safer Buildings Coalition is very pleased to announce that Chief Greg Cassell, of the Clark County, Nevada Fire Department, will deliver the keynote address at this year's Safer Buildings Coalition Annual Members Networking Reception, Dinner, and Meeting Monday, March 4th at 6pm in Las Vegas during the IWCE Expo.

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Don't Miss Safer Building's Unforgettable Program at IWCE 2019

Chief Cassell

Posted on February 15, 2019
Three-session Program: Includes Presentation by 1-October Mandalay Bay Shooting Hero Twin Brothers

In this Executive Discussion featuring three separate presentations we explore the problem of poor connectivity and communications inside buildings that pose a serious threat to life and property, especially during an emergency.

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A Case for Student Safety: Hear what school officials have to say about FirstNet’s role in their students’ safety

School Safety Report

Posted on January 27, 2019.
Radios or phones that do not receive signals inside school buildings are a serious gap.

One of the factors Texas City Independent School District considered when enhancing its security and safety plan was the data about school shootings across the country. In order to help provide a more secure environment for its students, the Texas Gulf Coast school district adopted FirstNet. Hear what some of the school officials have to say about FirstNet’s role in their students’ safety.

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ANNOUNCEMENT: SBC Annual Member's Networking Reception, Meeting and Dinner at IWCE March 4, 2019…

IWCE

Posted on December 20, 2018.
The SBC Partners with IWCE for This Years' Major Event - REGISTER and BOOK TRAVEL NOW!
IWCE Expo Discounts Available for Safer Buildings Coalition Members!

Attend the Safer Buildings Coalition Member's Annual Dinner and Meeting - Details here...

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Setting the Table for 2019 and Beyond -
Safer Buildings Coalition Strategic Planning Offsite

Chief Alan Perdue AHJ Training

Posted on December 20, 2018.

Safer Buildings Coalition Leadership, aided by a SBC Member focus group, capped off two months of strategic planning with an offsite in Phoenix from December 3-5. Read more about the key initiatives for 2019 and beyond.

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SBC Work Group Updates - December 2018 

ALSO: WHY SHOULD I DO THIS? - Five Benefits of Participating in a Work Group

Community

Posted on December 20, 2018.
Work Groups are the Vehicles for SBC Member Action - AND WE ARE GRATEFUL!

The work efforts of the Safer Buildings Coalition were significantly amplified in 2018 by the efforts of our Work Group Volunteers.

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Federal Commission on School Safety Report: Communication problems impede law enforcement during all tragedies

School Safety Report

Posted on December 20, 2018.
Radios or phones that do not receive signals inside school buildings cited as a serious gap.

"These may include outdated or insufficient communications equipment (e.g., radios or phones that do not receive signals inside school buildings), lack of training on existing communications equipment or protocols, and a lack of interoperability between the communications equipment possessed by first responder organizations and the school." p. 144

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From the President of the SBC Board
Looking Back on 2018 and Ahead to 2019

Jeff Hipchen

Posted on December 20, 2018.
Jeff Hipchen, President, Board of Directors

As we approach the end of the year I wanted to share some thoughts looking back on this past year and some of the exciting things planned for the upcoming one. 

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2019 Event Planning Guide -
Safer Buildings Coalition Seminars and Events Info

Chief Alan Perdue AHJ Training

Posted on December 20, 2018.

Safer Buildings Coalition is gearing up for the 2019 Event Season - get more details here.

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From the Chief's Corner: Government Relations/Public Policy – The Time is Now…

Chief Alan Perdue AHJ Training

Posted on December 20, 2018.
Chief Alan W. Perdue (Ret). SBC Executive Director

It would be easy to overlook the vital role all levels of government can have on our industry.  But government actually has significant impact on public safety and our mission at the Coalition. CALL FOR WORK GROUP VOLUNTEERS!

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Safer Buildings Hires New Content Manager

Mikkel SchultsPosted on December 20, 2018.
Taking our Content Game to the Next Level

The Safer Buildings Coalition is pleased to announce the hiring of a Content Manager, Mikkel Schultz, effective January 7, 2019. 

 

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