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NIOSH: The Science of Safety in the Workplace

Every retail operation is a complicated web of activity. There is always something happening as minds, machines, individuals, and technologies are all expected to...
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Effective Crisis Communications: Is Your Organization Ready?

Two Sundays ago, America remembered 9/11/2001 on its 15-year anniversary. Many anniversaries are celebrated. This one was not. It was a solemn look back...
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Emotional Factors in Crisis Management

We often talk about business continuity in practical, pragmatic terms. But it’s important to remember that when a crisis hits a company, no matter...
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Every Crisis Management Plan Needs to Address Workplace Violence

As mentioned in a recent article (“Terrorism, Workplace Violence, and Insurance Implications”), the latest research suggests that 95 percent of employers are either completely...
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Terrorism, Workplace Violence, and Insurance Implications

Several recent manmade disasters, including the attack at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, FL, and the Brussels airport terrorist bombing, highlight the vulnerability of the...
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Advanced Crisis Response Training is Required to Handle Protests

In the past, retailers considered public demonstrations to be a police matter and relinquished the development of response plans to the local level. Retailers...
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Marijuana’s Effects on Safety in the Workplace

160 million users globally—and growing. Marijuana continues its streak as the number-one federally defined illicit drug of choice among the American drug-using community. Considering the...
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It Can’t Happen Here…Can It? Developing a Crisis Management Plan, Part 1

Most loss prevention professionals are relative experts in the kinds of routine risks we face daily in the form of internal theft, external theft,...
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Active Shooter: This Time at UCLA

We have written a lot about active shooters and workplace violence. Just when you think there is no more to tell, it happens again. On...
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Workplace Violence: The Tragedies Continue

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 7% of all workplace fatalities are the result of intentional homicide. While active shooter scenarios in the...

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Promoting a culture of honesty requires implementing a strong employee theft policy and internal awareness program.

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Read this report to discover the history of retail security and get a glimpse at the rapidly evolving loss prevention profession.

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The safety of store associates, customers, and millions of dollars in potential litigation rely upon understanding these issues.

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Get your FREE "CCTV, Alarms, and Security Training" Guide

This report shows how CCTV/video and alarm systems can enhance the safety and security of retail locations.