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The Retailer’s Guide to Handling Safety Issues in the Workplace

If employees feel they don’t have an audience to which they can report safety concerns, they may instead turn to safety enforcement agencies.

The Big Picture: Retail Video Today and What’s Coming Tomorrow

Visual information is no longer the only — and perhaps not even the primary — component of a video surveillance system. Images are still valuable, but it is the data inherent within them that provides for new applications and value. A camera is now a computer with a lens. Video once provided LP with extra eyes. Now it also offers brains.
safety issues in the workplace

The Retailer’s Guide to Handling Safety Issues in the Workplace

In the spring of 2017, a Goodwill outlet store in Sacramento failed to train workers and respond to safety hazard warnings, which resulted in...
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Workplace Health and Safety: Dispelling the Myths

As a young boy, my dreams didn’t include wanting to be a workplace health and safety professional. In fact, I probably wasn’t alone in...
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The Flip Side of IPV and Domestic Violence in the Workplace

The issues of intimate partner violence (IPV) and domestic violence in the workplace continue to make news. First, tragic events are still occurring, like...
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Cashing In on Security

It is possible for cash to be an afterthought. Shoppers are using it less, and it doesn’t command attention like new mobile payment methods...

Intimate Partner Violence Poses Unique Threat to Retail—But There Are Ways to Prevent a...

Dr. Ron Wallace, a criminal justice professor for American Public University System, has studied the intersection of intimate partner violence with the workplace—and he has also dealt with it firsthand.

Profitect Wins First RILA Asset Protection Innovation Award

Twelve industry solutions providers were finalists in the inaugural 2016 Retail Asset Protection Innovation Award competition at the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) Asset...

New Loss Prevention Track Targets Fast-Growing Field

A new bachelor’s degree specialty at the University of Indianapolis is among the first in the nation to prepare graduates for one of the...
Boosting Employee Shrinkage and Safety Awareness in the DC Environment

Boosting Employee Shrinkage and Safety Awareness in the DC Environment

Four major retailers discovered that reducing losses in their distribution centers (DCs) boiled down to one primary challenge—getting associates to take responsibility and accountability...

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

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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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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.