Workplace Safety

Crisis Response Training

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...

LP101: Establishing a Safety Culture is Critical to Safety in the Workplace

An effective safety culture is widely accepted as being the essential component in the development and implementation any program supporting safety in the workplace....
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How to Effectively Handle Crisis Communication from the Front Lines

A company’s reputation, developed over many years, can be destroyed in just one day if a major crisis or the communication around it is...

Can Workplace Violence Be Prevented?

According to the U.S. Secret Service, in nearly 75% instances of serious violence at schools, other students were aware that the attacks had been...

Florida and Concealed Handguns

I live in Florida, and once again I find that my state is in the center of the national debate on the right of...

Avian Flu Pandemic!

Newspaper headlines like this are growing in frequency. It’s no wonder the $25 billion US poultry industry is watching this dreaded outbreak with intense scrutiny. A...

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Get your FREE "Optimizing Your Employee Theft Policy" Guide

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

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Get your FREE "What is Loss Prevention?" Guide

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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Get your FREE "Issues with ORC and Shoplifting" Guide

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.