Emergency notification system (ENS) is a software system to alert a group of people about an emergency situation. The system sends these emergency notifications to alert about current or upcoming emergency situations. The emergency notification system is not only for governments to send notifications to the public but also for organizations that need to send emergency notifications to their employees or a group of people. During daily work or for upcoming unexpected emergency situations.
Emergency notification systems, role in business
Some people think that only government and governmental organizations need to send emergency notifications to people and therefore need to use such software. But, there are plenty of other organizations that need to send a notification to people. Such as hospitals, airports, it-departments and power plants. Here an emergency system communication to the business owners and their employees. It also help the organization to reach all employees as well as receipts and feedback instantly. Further, those notifications can also be helpful during fire alerts and weather incidents.
The working of emergency notification system
Many companies are working to provide emergency notification systems that help the other companies to contact and alert the bulk of people at the same time and notify them about any emergency. These systems are comprised of:
• Text messages
• App Notifications
• Fax etc
The system ensures that everyone should receive the message. Sometimes the company wants to send messages to only selective employees who should be notified in emergency situations. Other employees are then filtered out by the system. The administrator works on this system to filter out the employees. He creates a notification and adds recipients to send. Then he can send the emergency notification to the selective group of people. The system is much better and faster than other traditional systems like SMS or phone calls etc. They allow communicating with a large number of people at a time.
HOW IT HELPS
The emergency notification system (ENS) is very helpful for companies. Companies enjoy following benefits with such systems:
Fast notification system
Most of the notification systems send voice messages (phone) and texts to notify them. These systems are very fast because of automation. They notify the targeted people in just minutes.
These systems are very fast and enable real-time communication. With the help of these emergency notifications, business owners can follow up on all the alerts and reports in the given time.
The system allows sending clear notifications. There is no ambiguity that can confuse the employee and the system sends such alerts and notifications that the employee can understand it completely. All the messages are clear and consistent without any ambiguous word.
The ENS targets the recipients. It filters out the employees who have no need to receive specific notifications. If the organization wants to send a special message to specific employees, the system can follow the instructions.
The notification system uses various channels to send messages. These methods typically include voice calls, app notifications, emails and text messages.