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A centralised resource library for all digital documents relating to security, health & safety, policies, building plans, standard/emergency operations plans (SOP/EOPs), reports, training documents and videos is an effective way to streamline access to crucial information, ensuring that staff, management, and relevant stakeholders can easily find and utilise the documents necessary for effective security management and response planning.

Using a resource library into our critical event management platform not only strengthens an organisation’s preparedness and response capabilities but also supports a culture of safety and continuous improvement. This strategic approach ensures that everyone from front-line responders to top-level management has the information they need when it matters most, ultimately contributing to the resilience and sustainability of the organisation.

Key benefits

  • Streamlines access to critical information, ensuring immediate availability and a single source of truth.
  • Enhances coordination and communication as all information is in one place.
  • Flexibility over the structure setup and restrictions of access to the resource library.
  • Increases efficiency and productivity by saving time and enabling documents to be linked to incident workflows.
  • Supports compliance and accountability through centralised compliance documentation, providing audit trails for actions taken during events.
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Centralised hub for all documents, streamlining information retrieval and management, enhancing efficiency & coordination.

Provides secure, easy retrieval of critical documents anytime, anywhere, ensuring effective decision-making & response.

Easily expands to accommodate growth, increasing data volumes, and without compromising performance.

Adapts to various operational needs, supports multiple file formats, customisable access levels for diverse user roles.

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Resource library structure

Create unlimited categories within your resource library to segregate and organise your resource files.

Restrict access to categories within the resource library by access level and location.

Upload files to the resource library providing a name, description and category selection.

The file upload uses a background service allowing you upload files and carry on using the platform while the file uploads in the background.

Compatible file types

There is a 2gb file limit per file.

There is no limit to the amount of files you can upload - the flexible hosting service will expand automatically.

Compatible file types - .pdf, .doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx, .txt, .rtf, .jpeg, .jpg, .png, .gif, .csv, .mp3, .mp4, .avi, .mov, .mkv, .wmv, .wav, .psd, .ai, .eps, .zip, .rar, .mpeg, .mpg, .svg, .tif, .tiff, .bmp

Frequently Asked Questions

By establishing a centralized resource library for digital documents related to security and policy management, organizations can enhance their security posture, improve response times in critical situations, and ensure consistent application of policies and procedures across the board.

Here's an outline on how to establish such a library:

1. Assessment and Inventory

  • Identify Needs: Determine what types of documents are essential for inclusion, such as security policies, EOPs, incident reports, training materials, compliance documents, and audit reports.
  • Current Inventory: Assess existing documents to identify gaps, outdated information, and areas needing updates.

2. Platform Selection

  • Digital Library Platform: Choose a platform that supports easy categorization, search, and access controls. Options include intranet solutions, document management systems (DMS), or cloud storage services that offer robust security and access management features.
  • Security and Accessibility: Ensure the platform complies with relevant security standards and is accessible to authorised users across devices.

3. Document Organisation

  • Categorisation: Organise documents in clearly defined categories, such as policies, EOPs, training materials, etc.
  • Version Control: Implement a version control system to keep track of document updates and ensure users access only the most current versions.
  • Searchability: Use metadata, tags, and a logical folder structure to make documents easily searchable.

4. Access Management

  • User Permissions: Define user roles and permissions to restrict access to sensitive documents based on job function or security clearance.
  • Audit Trails: Ensure the system can log user access and document modifications for security and compliance auditing.

5. Maintenance and Updates

  • Regular Reviews: Schedule periodic reviews of the document library to update, archive, or remove documents as necessary.
  • Responsibility Assignment: Designate individuals or teams responsible for maintaining specific sections of the library, ensuring content remains current and relevant.

6. Training and Awareness

  • Staff Training: Provide training for all users on how to access and use the library effectively.
  • Awareness Campaigns: Promote the resource library through internal communications to encourage its use as a central tool for information and guidance.

7. Continuous Improvement

  • Feedback Mechanism: Implement a way for users to provide feedback on the library's usability, missing documents, or suggestions for improvement.
  • Usage Analytics: Analyse user interaction with the library to identify popular documents, search trends, and potential areas for enhancement.

8. Compliance and Legal Considerations

  • Data Protection: Ensure the library complies with data protection laws and industry regulations concerning the handling and storage of sensitive information.
  • Retention Policies: Develop and enforce document retention policies in line with legal and regulatory requirements.

Here are some key advantages:

1. Streamlined Access to Information

  • Immediate Availability: Ensures that critical information, such as emergency operations plans (EOPs), procedures, and contact lists, is readily available to authorised users during an emergency, reducing response times.
  • Single Source of Truth: Eliminates confusion by providing a single, authoritative source for all critical documents, ensuring everyone references the same, up-to-date information.

2. Enhanced Coordination and Communication

  • Consistent Response: Facilitates a standardised response to incidents by ensuring all team members have access to the same protocols and information, thereby improving coordination among responders.
  • Improved Communication: Aids in the dissemination of accurate information and instructions during critical events, improving the overall effectiveness of communication strategies.

3. Increased Efficiency and Productivity

  • Time Savings: Reduces the time spent searching for documents and information, allowing staff to focus on response and recovery efforts.
  • Automation Potential: Integrating document access into automated workflows can further enhance response times and ensure critical steps are not overlooked.

4. Compliance and Accountability

  • Regulatory Compliance: Helps ensure that the organisation remains compliant with relevant laws, regulations, and standards by centralising access to compliance documentation and records of actions taken during events.
  • Audit Trails: The platform can log access and actions, providing an audit trail that supports accountability and post-event analysis.

5. Improved Decision Making

  • Information at Your Fingertips: Having comprehensive and up-to-date resources available helps decision-makers to make informed choices quickly during high-pressure situations.
  • Risk Mitigation: Access to detailed plans and resources supports risk assessment and mitigation activities in real-time, potentially reducing the impact of critical events.

6. Scalability and Flexibility

  • Adaptable to Organisational Changes: As the organisation grows or evolves, the library can be easily updated to reflect new procedures, contacts, or risks, ensuring the management platform remains effective.
  • Customisation and Personalisation: Allows for the tailoring of resources to meet the specific needs and roles of different users or departments within the organisation.

7. Knowledge Preservation and Training

  • Centralised Learning Resource: Acts as a repository for training materials and best practices, supporting ongoing education and preparedness initiatives.
  • Onboarding Tool: Facilitates the onboarding of new employees or team members, providing them with easy access to critical knowledge and procedures.

8. Enhanced Security and Data Protection

  • Controlled Access: Ensures sensitive information is protected, with access restricted to authorised users based on their role or need-to-know basis.
  • Data Integrity: Centralised storage with proper backup and security measures protects against data loss or tampering.

In a context where organisations manage a variety of operations, including security, compliance, and emergency preparedness, common document types can be categorised based on their purpose and function.

These document types form the backbone of organised, efficient, and compliant operations within organisations, helping them to manage risk, ensure safety, maintain consistency in operations, and communicate effectively both internally and externally.

Here's an overview of common document types relevant to such areas:

Policies and Procedures

  • Policy Documents: Outline the organisation's rules, principles, and guidelines for decision-making in specific situations.
  • Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs): Provide step-by-step instructions for routine operations, ensuring consistency and reliability in task performance.

Planning and Strategy

  • Emergency Operations Plans (EOPs): Detailed plans that outline procedures for managing emergencies, including roles, responsibilities, and actions to be taken during specific incidents.
  • Business Continuity Plans (BCPs): Plans that describe how an organization will continue to operate following a disaster or major disruption.

Compliance and Legal

  • Compliance Manuals: Documents that compile regulatory requirements and guidelines relevant to the organisation’s operations, helping ensure adherence to laws and regulations.
  • Contracts and Agreements: Legal documents that outline the terms and conditions of agreements between two or more parties.

Training and Education

  • Training Manuals: Guides designed to provide necessary knowledge and instructions for performing specific tasks or roles effectively.
  • Educational Materials: Include handouts, presentations, and modules created to educate staff about policies, safety procedures, or operational protocols.

Reports and Analysis

  • Incident Reports: Document the details of any security or safety incident, including what happened, when, where, and who was involved, as well as the response.
  • Risk Assessments: Evaluate potential risks to the organisation, analysing the likelihood of occurrences and their potential impacts.


  • Internal Communications: Memos, newsletters, and bulletins used to share information within an organisation.
  • External Communications: Press releases, public statements, and correspondence with external parties.

Operational and Maintenance

  • Maintenance Logs: Record the maintenance history of equipment or facilities, including dates, services performed, and by whom.
  • Inventory Lists: Keep track of assets, supplies, and resources, detailing quantities, locations, and condition.

Financial Documents

  • Budgets: Outline planned income and expenditures over a specific period, providing a financial roadmap for the organisation.
  • Financial Statements: Include balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements, reflecting the financial performance and condition of the organisation.


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