With the incredible depth and breadth of the responsibilities that come under the industry’s umbrella, it is unfortunate that the public has little understanding of all the industry does to protect the community far beyond catching shoplifters. [Sponsored] Read More
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Loss prevention executives have a responsibility to stay plugged into the threat-communication network, such as through a local joint terrorism task force and via contact with industry counterparts and law enforcement. Read More
The Top 10 Retail Workplace Hazards
These statistics from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) identify the top retail workplace hazards.
By Jac Brittain, LPC
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 Read More
This is truly a transformative time in retail. With mounting expectations on product availability and escalating demands on service and convenience, the way people shop is changing—and with it the strategies necessary to attract and retain customers. Innovation has become a requisite to retail survival, with new technology offering both Read More
An active shooter is defined as “an individual actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined or populated area.” In most cases, active shooters use firearm(s), and there is often no pattern or method to their selection of victims. All schools, churches, hospitals and businesses, big Read More
Workplace violence incidents have tripled in the last decade, and it’s now the fastest-growing category of murder in the US. It’s also the second leading cause of death for women in the workplace according to 2014 data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.
In fact, the rates of murder and Read More
This LPM Digital department serves to remind our readers that LP Magazine goes beyond the world of print. In fact, we have a comprehensive array of content available at LossPreventionMedia.com. Following are summaries of some of the original content published daily on our website that is available free to our Read More
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 Wednesday, June 1, terrified students at UCLA used whatever they could to barricade themselves inside classrooms as a crazed gunman, later identified as Maniak Sarkar, stalked Read More
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 7% of all workplace fatalities are the result of intentional homicide. While active shooter scenarios in the workplace are relatively rare, they result in fatal injuries more often than fires and explosions, getting caught in equipment or machinery, and exposure to hazardous substances Read More