It’s challenging to find feasible solutions to an ongoing risk of flight attendants and frontline transportation workers being subject to workplace violence or physical altercations with customers or the public. Risk professionals should ensure these employees have access to self-defense training and others tools, as well as look to implement a zero-tolerance policy for passenger disruptions.
The Transportation Security Administration will resume self-defense classes for flight attendants and pilots after not having the training for more than a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The classes come as the airlines deal with a surge in cases of unruly passengers and violent behavior on flights.
The Port of Palm Beach implemented human trafficking prevention training for its employees. The training focuses on teaching employees how to identify human trafficking victims and how to get them help.
The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) and Port San Antonio have partnered to expand the region’s cybersecurity and data analytics research and development ecosystem and increase workforce education and training.