Panic Button

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A silent remote alarm used to alert security personnel located at a distance of the need for help in managing a violent patient
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He believes a phone or panic button might have helped.
Hotelier Middle East spoke to InterContinental New York Times Square assistant director of housekeeping Ekland Skifteri, who remained sceptical over the feasibility of panic buttons.
Reports indicate that the Sofitel Hotel - where Dominique Strauss-Kahn allegedly assaulted a chambermaid - has also agreed to install panic buttons, and Ward told the paper he was working on legislation to make the alarms mandatory at all New York City hotels.
The panic buttons are part of the Safer Caerphilly County Borough Community Safety Partnership, a group whose aim is to reduce anti social behaviour and the fear of crime.
The Identicom also operates as a sophisticated panic button, but includes an internal microphone and mobile phone-style transmitter.
There have been cases, particularly in schools where there are severe discipline problems, where we have called for panic buttons so that help can be obtained by teachers,' he added.
The warning system is activated by pressing a panic button mounted in a concealed position, within easy reach of the driver.
TEACHERS are calling for panic buttons to be installed in classrooms to protect them from violent pupils.
Instead, all 659 MPs will be offered panic buttons to alert police in emergency situations.
But Midland hospitals insist they are fighting back with panic buttons, CCTV, personal alarms and incident logs.
These security measures included installing convex mirrors which expose hidden corners, high intensity lighting for the outside, emergency panic buttons in the laundry room, and a security system Which informs the doorman of open doors leading into the building.
Indiana's Bluffton-Harrison Metropolitan School District successfully piloted 180 Ekahau location-aware panic buttons to enable everyday emergency communications and ensure student safety