Prioritising student safety and operational efficiency

SMART Access & Identity 2024 Education (Industry)

Ensuring the safety of students, staff, and visitors while maintaining the smooth operation of educational institutions has always been of paramount concern. Gallagher offers a range of responsive tools that effectively addresses these challenges without disrupting daily school operations. With an emphasis on student safety, cybersecurity, asset protection, and facility optimisation, Gallagher’s integrated security system provides a comprehensive solution for schools.

The foremost priority for any school is the safety of its students. Gallagher’s responsive tools enable real-time identification, location, and response to critical events, ensuring swift action during emergencies. This empowers school authorities to act promptly and decisively, safeguarding the well-being of students. The system’s communications capabilities allow for easy notification of parents and staff with important updates, ensuring that everyone remains informed during challenging situations.

Gallagher’s system also addresses concerns related to staff and visitor access. By streamlining visitor access management, the system grants temporary, controlled entry, thereby maintaining security protocols. This not only ensures the safety of students, but also provides peace of mind for parents and staff.

Additionally, Gallagher tackles identity theft and lost ID card issues through the Mobile Connect app, which provides secure identity authentication, further bolstering school security measures. Issues with lost keys or keys not being returned by staff leaving the school are also past problems.

All forms of security

In an increasingly digital world, cybersecurity risks are a significant concern. Gallagher offers robust solutions to protect sensitive data from evolving cyber threats. By employing encryption and user authentication, Gallagher minimises external risks. Regular updates and maintenance ensure the software operates optimally, safeguarding against potential vulnerabilities. Integrated systems simplify data management and maintain data integrity, providing comprehensive protection against cyberattacks.

Gallagher’s integrated security system extends its protective measures to the physical assets crucial to student learning and growth. The system monitors and controls restricted areas such as computer laboratories, swimming pools, and sports facilities. Smart access management ensures that only authorised individuals can access these areas, guaranteeing their protection and safe usage. Intelligent alarm monitoring protects valuable assets like laptops, transportation, and sports equipment, ensuring they are always secure.

To ensure compliance with health and safety policies and government regulations, Gallagher’s system automatically enforces them. Access to sensitive resources can be restricted based on qualifications, allowing only trusted individuals to gain entry. This feature creates a secure learning environment that prioritises the protection of resources and the safety of students. Real-time comprehensive audit trails further facilitate internal and regulatory audits, enhancing accountability and transparency.

Central management platform

Gallagher’s site management platform, Command Centre, offers a powerful solution for efficiently managing school buildings from one central system. By integrating scheduling, personnel management, and energy usage control solutions, Command Centre reduces operational costs and improves resource management.

Gallagher’s integrated security system provides a holistic approach to addressing schools’ safety and operational needs. With Gallagher’s comprehensive solutions, schools can confidently navigate the complexities of today’s educational landscape, while creating a secure learning environment that fosters student growth and success.


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