Workplace Safety

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The New Normal and How Security Will Adapt

COVID-19 impacts nearly every business that uses security services. Aside from adjusting how they operate day-to-day, many retailers face increased security risks of disturbances,...

FifthTheory Introduces Biosafety Assessment to Bolster COVID-19 Workplace Safety Strategies

The world is clearly facing an unprecedented challenge with the coronavirus pandemic crisis, including when it will be feasible to reopen economies across the...
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Stressed Workers and Security Events: Retailers Must Walk a Fine Line

Crises often bring out the best in people, but they also cause anxiety and frayed nerves. Even after retail returns to “normal,” there may be lingering personnel issues that managers will need to monitor.
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CONTROLTEK Offering Essential Business and PPE Supplies

Hand sanitizer, face masks, germ shields, and cleaning supplies specifically designed for POS and self-checkout terminals are available now from CONTROLTEK.

7-Eleven Donates 1 Million Masks to FEMA

7-Eleven has donated 1 million masks to FEMA to aid the medical community who are tirelessly battling the coronavirus pandemic.

Cluttered Aisles May Lift Sales, But Definitely Cause Injuries, Lawsuits, and Shrink

A recent class-action lawsuit accuses a major US retailer with purposely cluttering aisles to increase sales. That may or may not be true. Research does show that poor housekeeping invites theft and increases injuries to store employees and customers.

Download this COVID-19 Safety Advice and Tips Infographic

LPM is providing this one-page infographic with basic information about recognizing the symptoms of the COVID-19, ways to prevent infection, and what to do should someone become infected. Download it for free to share with your team.

Workplace Violence Is Broken Down into 4 Categories

OSHA estimates that about 2 million workers report violent workplace incidents each year. The actual number of incidents is thought to be much higher as many events probably do not get reported. Here are some best practices all employers should do to help protect workers.

Store Violence: How Focus Groups Can Generate Solutions, Build Support, and Demonstrate Concern

A national quick service restaurant has become the subject of a class action that alleges it failed to take steps to prevent customer-facing staff...

The Coronavirus and Its Predictable Future for Retail

A new study indicated that the coronavirus could impact over 5 million businesses worldwide. Eighty-seven percent of USA companies with operations in China expect the outbreak to negatively impact revenue. Of that number, 24% expect declines of 16% or more. The impact on retail could be significant.

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Now that stores are reopening, what will be different ... and what do you need to do at your company?

 

Top retail experts talk about holiday adjustments, risk mitigation, tracking / notification and much more.

LPM Special Report – "How Retail Is Forging Ahead Transformed by Pandemic"