Workplace Safety

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Metrics That Are Actually Useful in Safety Performance Measurement

In order to reach our objectives, we must embrace safety performance measurement tools that help us to drive improved organizational and individual results.
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Premises Security Liability: Here’s Why Reasoned Behavior Trumps Perfection

The odds are stacked heavily against any organization that does not take necessary premises security procedures to protect their employees, customers, and others.
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4 Steps for a Swift and Effective Investigation of Sexual Harassment in Retail

As victims find their voices, behavior that may have remained buried in the past is now more likely to be the subject of complaints and forced into the light.
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Then What? 7 Tips for Post-Incident Management

Retailers also need a post-incident management game plan for when the waters recede and the immediate threat is squelched. Is your retail organization ready for the “Then what?”
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Retail Employees Reveal Concerns about Workplace Abuse

Between 50 to 60 percent of workers reported at least one incident of verbal abuse in the last twelve months, and 30 to 35 percent reported at least one incident of threat of physical violence in the last year.
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Ensure Recovery by Preparing Your Disaster Plan Prior to the 2019 Hurricane Season

Get ahead of the storm with a strong disaster response plan, and you will recover more quickly and with confidence when disaster hits.
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Armed Robbery Prevention—When It’s an Inside Job

As long as a retailer’s doors are open for business, there is risk of of a store robbery. If this is the case, how are we to be proactive in armed robbery prevention?
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Crisis Management Missteps: This Time, It’s Boeing

Remaining silent immediately after an airline disaster is normal, until initial facts can be gathered. Boeing did that—but then they mis-stepped, badly.
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3 Indispensable Ideas for Your Retail Store Safety Checklist

Loss prevention executives may want to review these steps for a retail store safety checklist to see if any actions that other companies have found helpful might prevent their next injury—and perhaps a million-dollar jury award.
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Internet Hoaxes and What They Teach Us about Using Social Media to Monitor Potential...

When the threat is not immediate, we can take our time to verify the information. For the dozens of news sources that covered the Momo challenge, if only one of them had taken a few minutes to fact check the threat, the hoax would not have become as widespread.

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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.