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The Fundamentals of Corporate Travel Safety

The Fundamentals of Corporate Travel Safety

Overseas travel, particularly business travel, can be seen as glamorous by the uninitiated. In reality, it can be fraught with risk. For those climbing Mount Everest, risk is part of the experience, but for the average business traveler, danger should not be part of the trip.

It is clear that everybody   Read More


How to Handle Workplace Safety Issues Effectively

How to Handle Workplace Safety Issues Effectively

A Goodwill outlet store in Sacramento failed to train workers and respond to safety hazard warnings, which resulted in the crushing death of Abraham Garza, a loading dock worker, according to California’s workplace safety agency in April.

After a six-month Cal-OSHA investigation, which included a finding that employees had allegedly warned   Read More


De-escalation Training Program Addresses Disruptive Behaviors

Addressing disruptive customer behavior and de-escalation training efforts has become a topic of great interest to retailers across the globe amidst growing concern over the challenges and opportunities for safety in retail stores. The subject was discussed in great detail at the September 2016 Loss Prevention Foundation’s (LPF) board of   Read More


Active Threat Response: Keys to Success

Active Threat Response: Keys to Success

As the national conversation regarding violence in the workplace suggests a heightened awareness stemming from increased media coverage, recent studies suggest there may be statistical evidence supporting this perceived frequency. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, about five percent of all businesses experience an instance of workplace violence   Read More


Maximizing Value from Retail Store Safety Measures

Maximizing Value from Retail Store Safety Measures

“Everything changed after 9/11” was a frequently heard refrain—from the president and other politicians and in law enforcement and private security circles. The same may, in time, be said of the Paris attacks in November 2015. Targets included restaurants and bars and seemed to cement a disturbing trend: public spaces   Read More