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Choosing An Elevator Phone Monitoring Company : The Risks

Choosing An Elevator Phone Monitoring Company : The Risks

Choosing who monitors your elevator phone may seem like a straight forward decision, but it has many implications on your property's overall safety and, ultimately, your liability. Here's what you need to know about your elevator phone monitoring company.

How Social Media Is Transforming Emergency Communications

How Social Media Is Transforming Emergency Communications

Culturally, we have ingrained social media within all aspects of our lives- even disasters and emergencies. As a property manager, how does this affect your site's emergency response and overall emergency communications? We'll walk you through it.

You Should Know About the Cons of Cell Phone Use for Emergencies

You Should Know About the Cons of Cell Phone Use for Emergencies

Cell phones may be the sleekest, but they aren't the safest when it comes to emergencies. Property managers who rely on tenants using cell phones instead of emergency phones leave themselves, their tenants, and their property vulnerable. Here's why.

Property Safety: The Small Items that Make a Difference

Property Safety: The Small Items that Make a Difference

Emergency preparedness and response are key elements of property safety, but they shouldn't be the only focus. Your tenants need to feel comfortable and know how to get help in all vulnerable situations that occur onsite, not just life threatening ones.

When An Elevator Entrapment Requires Extra Care

When An Elevator Entrapment Requires Extra Care

Imagine one of your tenants being trapped in an elevator for more than an hour. How do you envision the call would be handled? Here we walk through actual audio of such an entrapment, demonstrating how our service is exemplary in a situation like this.

John Miles

Posted on March 5 2019

By John Miles, Event Coordinator Kings III

Breaking Language Barriers During an Emergency Call

Breaking Language Barriers During an Emergency Call

Being in emergency response, we have to be there for everyone who needs us, but factoring in multiculturalism and the many different languages that come with it, this can be difficult for many monitoring companies. Here's how we do it differently.

Handling False Alarms on Your Property

Handling False Alarms on Your Property

Why are false emergency calls made? Simply put, we're all susceptible to human error. Property managers may face repercussions for false emergency calls made on-site, but this doesn't have to be the case. See how Kings III handles these situations.

Emergency Planning : Preparing for the Worst

Emergency Planning : Preparing for the Worst

When it comes to property safety and emergency preparedness, even your back up plans need back up plans. Being in emergency response, Kings III fully embodies this. See how we help ensure there's ALWAYS someone on the other line to answer emergency calls.

A Pool Phone in Winter?

A Pool Phone in Winter ?

You may be inclined to switch off your pool phone service during your pool's off season, but by doing so you may be leaving your property vulnerable and your residents at risk. Here's what you need to know about pool-related emergencies in the winter.

Do Not Fear the Emergency Phone

Do Not Fear the Emergency Phone

ONLY USE IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY. You've seen it on fire alarms, emergency phones, etc. But as the property manager, this doesn't necessarily apply to you, as you should regularly test your emergency phones. Here's how to do it right.

Combatting Dispatch Center Shortages During Mass Emergencies

Combating Dispatch Center Shortages During Mass Emergencies

During mass emergencies, such as natural disasters, 911 call centers and other emergency dispatch centers can become limited in resources and can only help so many people. Learn how Kings III works to withstand this phenomenon.

Keeping Properties Safe in the Event of a Power Outage

Keeping Properties Safe in the Event of a Power Outage

For those in property management, a power outage isn't just a personal annoyance. It can have large-scale and sometimes even dangerous implications. If a power outage occurs on your site, these are the safety items you must pay attention to.

Self-Storage Leader Future Proofs Emergency Telephone Solution

Self-Storage Leader Future Proofs Emergency Telephone Solution

A customer success story: With Kings III's help, a leader in the storage industry upgraded their emergency telephone systems to cellular lines nationwide. See the process and the resulting benefits.

America Is Facing A Call Center Worker Shortage

America Is Facing A Call Center Worker Shortage

Recent news has shown that 911 emergency call centers have been struggling, making dedicated emergency telephone call centers more important than ever. See how Kings III is rising to the occasion.

Emergency Phones for Vulnerable Property Areas

Emergency Telephones for Vulnerable Property Areas

When it comes to property safety, it is important to address vulnerable areas on your property with specific safety needs. Here are some common on-site areas that often require extra protection.

How Kings III Makes Purchasing Easy for Our Government Clients

How Kings III Makes Purchasing Easy for Our Government Clients

Kings III values our government clients and recognizes their unique needs. In this blog post, Kings III's VP of Client Relations explains what we do to provide a streamlined purchasing and contracting process for our government clients.

Kings III Emergency Dispatch Call Series: Volume 7

Kings III Emergency Dispatch Call Series : Volume 7

With elevator, pool and other help phone monitoring, Kings III's goal is to provide an added sense of security and reduce liability for your building. See real examples of real emergency calls that our operators took in December 2017 and January 2018.

Behind the Scenes : Who Answers Your Emergency Phone ?

Behind the Scenes : Who Answers Your Emergency Phone ?

Josh, Heidi and Jorge all regularly handle emergency phone calls made to Kings III. Learn more about what such an important job looks like from their end in this interview blog post.

Preparing for the Less Than Standard Property Emergency

Preparing for Unique and Unexpected Property Emergencies

It is essential that property managers are prepared to keep their tenants and property safe, even during disasters that are not standard or predictable. See examples of such property emergencies and learn what you can do about them in this blog post.

Kings III Emergency Dispatch Call Series: Volume 6

Kings III Emergency Dispatch Call Series : Volume 6

With elevator, pool and other help phone monitoring, Kings III's goal is to provide an added sense of security and reduce liability for your building. See real examples of real emergency calls that our operators took in November 2017.

Why an Old School Emergency Phone Trumps a Mobile Safety App

Why an Old School Emergency Phone Trumps a Mobile Safety App

Landlines are quickly disappearing from our everyday lives, but what's true for the individual does not always compute for public areas. Emergency phones offer invaluable parking lot and campus safety benefits unmatched by the cell phone. Learn why.

Kings III Emergency Dispatch Call Series : Volume 5

Kings III Emergency Dispatch Call Series : Volume 5

With elevator, pool and other help phone monitoring, Kings III's goal is to provide an added sense of security and reduce liability for your building. See real examples of real emergency calls that our operators took in September and October 2017.

Learn More About Our Emergency Communications Operators

Learn More About Our Emergency Communications Operators

Get acquainted on a more personal level with some of the Kings III operators that handle your emergency calls and learn more about what they do to contribute to your property's safety. Meet Victor and Briona!

Kings III Emergency Dispatch Call Series: Volume 4

Kings III Emergency Dispatch Call Series : Volume 4

With elevator, pool and other help phone monitoring, Kings III's goal is to provide an added sense of security and reduce liability for your building. See real examples of real emergency calls that our operators took in August 2017.

Kings III Centralizes your Emergency Communication Needs

Kings III Centralizes Your Emergency Communication Needs

Kings III's director of national accounts explains why more and more property management companies are looking at emergency communications needs on a portfolio level along with the benefits of doing so through Kings III.