Tag: workplace violence


The Key to Resolving Workplace Anger

The Key to Resolving Workplace Anger

When thinking about workplace anger, many people think immediately of infamous workplace shootings with terrible casualties. The devastation of these violent tragedies includes loss of life, serious injury, and incredible psychological trauma, as well as considerable property damage. Actual workplace violence is the most extreme, the most costly, and perhaps   Read More


Loss Prevention Issues in Recent Research

Loss Prevention Issues in Recent Research

Academics who examine crime and security-related issues aren’t always seeking practical solutions, but some recent research studies have pragmatic applications and impart some actionable advice on relevant loss prevention issues. Below are questions that researchers have recently looked at and what loss prevention should know about what they found.

1. Does   Read More


Is Workplace Harassment on the Rise?

Is Workplace Harassment on the Rise?

In the aftermath of the last holiday shopping season, brawls erupted in shopping malls across the country. Cell phone videos captured chaotic, frightening scenes that went viral and earned repeated play on television. The images may have solidified a burgeoning impression that many people hold—that the boundary between acceptable and   Read More


The Top 10 Retail Workplace Hazards

The Top 10 Retail Workplace Hazards

Hazards exist in every workplace, but how do you know which ones have the most potential to harm retail employees? By identifying the retail workplace hazards that are most likely to impact safety, you will be better prepared to control or eliminate them and prevent accidents, injuries, property damage, and   Read More


Active Shooter: Is Having A Plan Enough?

Active Shooter: Is Having A Plan Enough?

Active shooter incidents continue to occur at an alarming rate. In fact, FBI studies indicate that since the Columbine incident in 1999, active shooter incidents have steadily increased both in frequency and the number of victims involved.

These tragic events remind each of us of the unpredictable nature of troubled minds   Read More


7 Steps to Implementing a Workplace Violence Response Plan

7 Steps to Implementing a Workplace Violence Response Plan

Heightened security concerns have focused significant attention on crisis response plans, and more firms now have plans in place for terrorist, bomb threats, fires, and natural disasters than at any point in modern history. Conspicuous by its absence from many of these plans is a workplace violence response plan; when it   Read More


Closing a Retail Store: Loss Prevention’s Role

Closing a Retail Store: Loss Prevention’s Role

Senior loss prevention executives throughout retail are coming to grips with a new entry into the field of promotional sale events—the all-too-frequent store-closing sale.

It is no longer a rarity that LP managers are called upon to design and implement shrink-control programs that protect inventories throughout the process of closing a retail store. Often, a   Read More