BLOG CATEGORIES

Using Help Phones for Emergency Communications

Using Help Phones for Emergency Communications

This blog post highlights the advantages to using help phones in any high risk area for emergency communications purposes and the standard of service to expect from your emergency communications provider.

There are plenty of situations where help phones are absolutely necessary. A help phone is normally installed at strategic locations in buildings, both residential and commercial. These phones provide very crucial form of emergency communication that can help people in trouble receive the help that they need. In fact, Kings III alone has installed over 75,000 emergency phones across North America. Such phones are very useful in situations such as a fire within a building, dangerous storms, power outages, earthquakes, floods or when electronics, such as elevators, fail. Kings III installs help phones in buildings in addition to monitoring them and providing regular maintenance.

It is advisable for property owners, employers, business owners and managers to consider installing such phones at all strategic and public locations in which any sort of problem could occur. Here at Kings III, not only can we assess your premises and offer advice on the best location for an emergency phone, but we will also provide solutions including phone installation, regular maintenance schedules and monitoring of the entire system. This is a one-stop solution that is beneficial to clients and takes the often code-required hassle of emergency communications off your hands.

There are certain groups of people who would greatly benefit from installing the emergency communication equipment. They include property managers and owners, consultants, business owners and managers, inspectors and many others. Not only does having these phones provide peace of mind but there is a wider approval from customers, clients, tenants and the general public when they know they are safe with emergency help phones available.

Kings III’s help phones are designed with suitable consideration of vulnerable groups such as people with various disabilities, the elderly and so on. The use of the emergency help phone also helps in mitigating any charges or lawsuits that may arise, ensuring proper protection in case of any such situation.

Help phone don’t have to be expensive: modern emergency communications technology can be hooked up to existing phone lines or fax lines, eliminating completely the need for a dedicated line and allowing the opportunity to cut costs required of an extra phone line while still remaining code compliant. You can read more about line sharing here.

At Kings III, we go above and beyond in order to help building owners and elevator contractors take care of their own business in addition to taking care of their clients and employees, all at an affordable price suitable for enterprises of all sizes. We design, manufacture and produce all help phones and necessary relevant equipment. This equipment is suitable for installation in garages, elevators, swimming pool areas, parking lots, stairways, at ATM lobbies, stadiums and many other locations where speedy communication can help save a situation. More importantly, we provide 24/7/265 emergency communications and monitoring, using highly trained and certified emergency dispatchers at an unprecedented service. To learn more, visit www.kingsiii.com.

KEEP LEARNING

How Safe Is Your Retail Store?

Life safety lies at the top of the priority list for those who manage a retail space, now more than ever with the frequent retail crimes highlighted by the media. Here, we give thought to some ways to strategize a safer retail establishment.

Elevator Video & Text Communication for 2019 ASME Code Update

Recent changes to the ASME code will change how entrapped passenger communicate with emergency personnel. What does that mean for property managers and those who are responding to the emergency calls?

Life Safety Considerations When Renting to Seniors

Renting to a more seasoned crowd  sometimes comes with a separate set of issues and concerns that you may not face with younger tenants. Here's our tips.

Will Your VoIP System Come Through For You In An Emergency?

When it comes to emergency communication, modern marvels like cell phones and Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) may not be your most practical option. Here, we raise some awareness to the limitations of utilizing VoIP for emergency calls made from your property.

New York Approves Elevator Safety Act

Governor Andrew Cuomo has approved the Elevator Safety Act, which raises the standard for New York's elevator mechanics. Here's what you need to know.

What To Consider When Hiring Security Guards For Your Property

When it comes to your property’s life safety and security, the ultimate goal is to show your tenants that protection and prevention are your top concerns. Consider a security guard as part of a well-planned mix with emergency communications technology.

WFAA Points Out Elevator Safety Concerns in Texas

Recent news in Texas highlights why elevator safety requires more than passing an elevator inspection. What can you do to protect your property and tenants?

Recent News Reveals Elevator Rides Turned Tragic. What Can We Do?

This blog post references a recent event that was by all accounts a tragedy, but we're not here to scare you or point fingers. We simply want to raise awareness that elevator accidents can occur anywhere. What can you do to improve the situation?

How To Make Good Use of Vacant or Derelict Space

Vacant spaces: not ideal, but something property managers must deal with. When not attended to properly, they can become a safety hazard, but by taking the right actions, not only can you make those area safer, you can even use them to your advantage.

Kings III makes it easy as a single point-of-contact for all your emergency response needs. With expertise in line connectivity, compliance codes, equipment maintenance and safety protocol, we offer the total package.