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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, though.
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The Top 10 Retail Workplace Hazards

By identifying the retail workplace hazards that are most likely to impact safety, you will be better prepared to control or eliminate them and prevent accidents, injuries, property damage, and downtime.

Retail Security and the Industry’s Labor Challenge Go Hand-in-hand

Recent disturbing incidents of store violence underscore the pressing need for society to do more to protect retail associates from harm at work.

NIOSH: The Science of Safety in the Workplace

Editor's Note: As we continue to work through the diverse challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s essential that all of us diligently explore...
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Retail Shootings and Workplace Violence Statistics Should Prompt Actions

Nothing will prevent workplace violence totally. But, for both employers and employees, taking basic precautions and being informed, alert, and aware will go a long way in minimizing its impact on the workforce. Check out these recommendations from experts.

NIOSH: The Science of Safety in the Workplace

Editor's Note: As we continue to work through the diverse challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s essential that all of us diligently explore...
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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.

How Has Your World of LP Changed?

We asked a cross-section of LP leaders how work has changed for them during the last year, what they’re spending time on now that didn’t consume the same bandwidth when 2019 was just getting underway. We got a variety of responses.

Your Active Shooter Training Is Less Effective Than You Think, Warn Researchers

A comprehensive approach to the active shooter threat is critical, suggests new research by two Minnesota criminology professors who compiled a detailed database on “mass shooters” in the US. That research suggests that active shooter training may, in some cases, actually be training the shooter.

More Retailers Are Training on Violence Prevention. But Is It Sufficient? Effective?

At a keynote presentation at NRF Protect last month, a panel of industry leaders was shown data that 65 percent of retailers provide active shooter training and was asked—why aren’t we at 100 percent? Check out the 12 core elements that should be in any training program, plus questions you should ask to assess training providers.
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