A survey of 300 corporate security directors by Security Director’s Report (SDR) found that many international trips that employees take go without a security review. Without sufficient advanced notification of employees’ travel plans, threat assessment and logistical planning to support safe travel are impossible. Read More
Tag: emergency response plan
Active shooter drills seem more necessary than ever, but they are immense undertakings and require substantial attention to detail if they are to yield value that matches the effort and resources required to conduct them. Of course, done right, they can prove to be lifesaving in a crisis. The Department Read More
By Michael Long
Developing a proactive emergency response plan may be a topic that makes people uncomfortable, but for those who work in a public environment, especially at mass gathering points and open-access businesses, the fact that these environments are “soft targets” for terrorism can’t be ignored.
The horrific acts of savagery and bloodshed Read More
Kroger Store 950 sits slightly raised in small-town Texas “thirty miles northeast of Beaumont as the crow flies,” according to Eric Bumbaugh, Houston division asset protection manager.
As Harvey blew through—dropping rain in amounts unlike Bumbaugh has ever seen during his 32 years in South Texas—950 turned into an island. Inside Read More
From Corporate Security to Restaurant Loss Prevention and Safety
The career of Rob Holm of McDonald’s
Robert “Rob” Holm is senior director of safety and security for the US Operations of McDonald’s USA. He began his career in corporate security with Honeywell before holding a variety of security management positions with 3M, Read More
NOW ON DEMAND: Workplace Violence and Active Shooter: Developing a Culture of Preparedness in the Loss Prevention Industry
When violence erupts in a workplace, the outcome and events of the scenario are unpredictable. Injury or death of building occupants, lawsuits, property damage, and diminished trust in the organization by staff and the community are just a few of the possible consequences. The possibility of an active shooter incident Read More