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Are You Making These Common Lock And Key Mistakes?

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There are a number of people who do not realize that they are putting themselves at risk for theft and burglaries each day. Perhaps you have a busy life and have not taken the time to think about the ways that you are making yourself vulnerable to a break-in. You may even have a false sense of security if you live in a certain area or neighborhood. The following are a few situations that people overlook, and these situations can negatively impact home security.

11 January 2017

Workers Compensation Surveillance Covers Various Angles

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Contractors who put new roofs on people's houses rely on honest and hardworking assistants to get the job done right. A "job done right" has to be a smooth, problem-free one that doesn't cut into the bottom line of the contractor's business. Accidents can and do occur. This is why the law in the vast majority of states requires contractors to carry workers' compensation insurance. The insurance protects the worker, employee, and client in many ways.

10 January 2017

Avoid Making These Mistakes When Your Home Alarm Sounds In The Middle Of The Night

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It's a jarring experience to be woken up in the middle of the night with your home alarm ringing. As much as it might be a challenge to remain calm, especially if you were sleeping deeply, you should try to gather your composure so that you can take the appropriate next steps. Being calm is critical to helping you avoid making some of the mistakes that some people make upon being startled by their home alarm.

29 December 2016

3 Ways To Stay Safe While Traveling On Public Transportation At Night

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Do you have to take public transportation at night? You may have to work at night and do not have a license or a vehicle of your own. Although you need to get to work, there is a chance you often feel nervous and scared about traveling on public transportation at night, especially if you have to walk a few blocks to get to your job after getting off the bus or train.

27 December 2016

Tips For Minimizing Jewelry Store Theft

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As a jewelry retailer, you understand that it's not unheard of for a retailer to have millions of dollars of inventory on hand at any time. While security is always important, if your store happens to fall within this category, proper security becomes a vital part of your operation. Here are just some of the things you can do to boost your security efforts. Choose A Complicated Layout The layout of your showcases should never allow someone a straight path from the back of the store to the front door.

18 December 2016

Management Must Work With Employee Input To Establish An Effective Program Against Workplace Violence

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Top management leadership in the prevention of workplace violence is the key to establishing an effective program against this disease. Management must institute full support for this program by combining the involvement of workers. Worker involvement is a critical force in achieving success, and that begins with holding regular team meetings. You have to recognize that workplace violence is a safety and hazard issue, and you must work jointly with employees to eradicate this deviant behavior from the workplace.

16 December 2016

Is Calling For Lockout Service Necessary?

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Regardless of how careful you are, you could still lock your keys in the car. When this happens, you can choose to call in a professional locksmith to free your keys or attempt to do it yourself. If you are on the fence about which is the best option for you, here are some things to consider. Can You Unlock It? Cars are designed to keep unauthorized users out. Unless you have experience breaking into a car, getting into your own car can be challenging.

10 August 2016

Vital Tips For Installing And Using Surveillance Cameras In The Workplace

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If you are attempting to increase the security in your commercial or retail building, surveillance cameras are a great addition. You can monitor them around-the-clock or look back on them if there is a break-in and you are trying to identify the individual. Here are some tips to follow when using surveillance systems in the workplace. Know Where to Place Them An important thing to keep in mind when using surveillance cameras in the workplace is knowing where they should be placed.

17 February 2016

Risk Management Considerations For Your Convention Security

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Whether you are planning a trade show, a seminar with guest speakers or an event with celebrity appearances, your convention needs to have security that will keep everyone and everything safe. You don't want to make people nervous due to the number of armed guards walking about either. When it comes time to contact the security company, understanding the different risks the event will have helps you choose the security services you need.

21 September 2015