A written company safety manual is a critical component of safety in the workplace and an effective safety compliance program. Providing quick access to the company’s safety resources, the safety manual clearly conveys all of the various elements of the organization’s safety plan as an easy to use guide and Read More
Columbine High School, Virginia Tech, Sandy Hook Elementary, Fort Hood, Columbia Mall, Paris, France, Orlando, Florida… and now Istanbul, Turkey.
Terror took over at the popular Reina nightclub in Istanbul this past Sunday, when a lone gunman opened fire on a crowd of partygoers as they were celebrating the new year. Read More
An essential element for the improvement of safety in the workplace is the ability to measure performance. We want to effectively manage the safety challenges that we face and develop best practices that enhance performance.
In order to reach those objectives, we must embrace performance measurement tools that help us to Read More
When evaluating safety in the workplace, safety hazards will vary based on the different retail settings that we may work in, the types of job responsibilities that we may be involved with, and the factors and conditions found in the specific workplace. Hazards can be something easily seen (for example: Read More
After hitting a pause button several years ago, companies are back to sending employees on the road. According to the Global Business Travel Association, business travel will continue to spike in the years ahead, with growth between 5.8 and 6.9 percent through 2019.
Retailers are central to this surge in employee Read More
Compliance initiatives are necessary to ensure safety in the workplace by validating that our safety program is in accordance with established guidelines, specifications, and legislation; and that the components of the safety program are being executed as expected. Compliance within the safety program is a prevalent business concern, and crucial Read More
Armed robberies are rare. When they do occur, they rarely result in injuries. It’s important to preface any conversation regarding armed robberies in this way. This is not to imply that these incidents make up a significant amount of a loss prevention professional’s time. However, when they do occur, they Read More
Considering the tremendous diversity of retail settings, programs that promote safety in the workplace can be just as diverse. There is no universal safety program that is right for all retail organizations.
Every program must be tailored to the size, management style, and type of operation when designing the specific details Read More
November 10, 2016 | Jon D. Groussman, J.D., and Constantine "Dean" Nickas, J.D. | Workplace Safety
Owners, operators, and insurers of businesses, including commercial and residential properties of all types, take little solace in news reports that suggest a decline in the nation’s crime rate. The focus of their concern is more likely to be the growing volume of incidents of violent crime, diminished law enforcement Read More
Safety committees are a key component of safety in the workplace, offering an effective platform to get employees involved while creating greater interest in health and safety. They establish an opportunity to have safety concerns addressed, empowering employees with responsibilities and authority for safety improvements. Promoting cooperation and the exchange Read More