Ahead of federal OSHA, California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) is developing a general industry workplace violence prevention standard. California is already the first state to require all healthcare facilities to implement protective measures for workers who may be exposed to violence.
Category: Policies and Training
Your security initiatives are only as effective as the policies and training designed support them. Look here for advice on crafting strong cyber and physical security policies as well as best practices for communicating these policies through proper training.
When a security incident occurs, many times bystanders will feel compelled to intervene. The likelihood of bystander intervention increases at some facilities, such as educational campuses, where there are large numbers of people interacting every day. But do these well-intentioned individuals at your facility know how to intervene the right way? The below presentation by […]
Whether you’re brand new to the security field or an experienced veteran of the industry, check out this presentation on physical security to review all of the variables you should be considering when it comes to keeping your facility safe. Physical security primer – JURINNOV – Eric Vanderburg from Eric Vanderburg
Dozens of states have laws that protect workers when taking guns to work. How far, though, do those rights extend? An informative session at BLR’s upcoming Workplace Violence Prevention Symposium in Savannah, Georgia, will address this complicated issue.
Members of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform have requested an audit to examine how the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) is training and preparing its workforce to respond to the risk posed by the illegal shipment of synthetic opioids.
The concept of using so-called “red teams” to test the effectiveness of security personnel and equipment is typically thought of as a practice that only the military or the federal government uses. Security professionals who have not worked in those environments may not be as familiar or as comfortable with these approaches. The use of […]
Findings from special reports on the Fort Lauderdale Airport shooting earlier this year initiate a series of roundtables on airport security with airport, county, government, police, and union leaders. Local safety and government officials come up with ways to respond better in the future.
Education bridges the gap between new technology and a lack of trust in the solution. Learn to speak like an expert in the field.
If your employee hurts someone, can your company be held legally responsible? The Pulse shooter’s employer, security firm G4S, responds to a lawsuit accusing the company of liability in the deadly shooting.
While holiday weekends provide a nice break for millions of employees nationwide, they are prime working hours for cargo thieves. Take a look at these tips for keeping your products and your business secure so that you can rest easy this Labor Day weekend. Read more about the issue at Overdrive.