Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-02) has introduced legislation to curb rising rates of workplace violence facing health care and social service employees such as nurses, physicians, emergency responders, medical assistants, and social workers.
What are the security implications of a reduction in force or downsizing? In a webinar, Andrew Baer, Andrew Baer CPP, PSP, Director of Global Security for Weatherford International, explored the nexus between market driven reduction in force (RIF) and expansion in force (EIF) exercises and the risk of violence impacting an organization.
Even though they’ve been around for decades, sales of security doors and turnstiles have increased markedly in the last several years. Some of the biggest companies on the planet are implementing them globally and tying them into their access control systems. Why now? What has changed?
No state goes far enough to protect its residents from leading causes of preventable deaths and injuries – commonly known as "accidents" – on the road, in homes and communities and at work, according to a National Safety Council report.
The Littler Annual Employer Survey, 2017 reveals that the change occurring in Washington, D.C., and in local governments – combined with technological advances and shifts in how work is performed – is creating an unprecedented level of uncertainty in the workplace.
Bullies poison their work environment with low morale, fear, anger, gossip and depression. The employer pays for this in lost efficiency, absenteeism, high staff turnover, severance packages and lawsuits.
Wage inequality compared to male colleagues, workplace gender bias and a shortage of female role models are among the main barriers faced by women working in the technology field, according to a survey by technology association ISACA.
Employee stress rates are reportedly high in companies within the United States and Canada, thus raising concerns regarding mental health, substance abuse and how a high stress environment impacts the workplace.
Our June issue cover article features “Security Leadership: Women in the Spotlight”.
Also in June, video is becoming a fundamental component of a quality security plan. How can CPTED strategies lead to better physical enterprise security? And discover How David Espie, Director of Security, secures Mayland's Seaports.