The Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act has been introduced in the Senate. The bill would require healthcare organizations to develop a detailed workplace violence prevention plan for their employees.
The Pandemic Response Insights and Recommendations whitepaper by the Sequoia Project’s Emergency Preparedness Information Workgroup (EPIW) suggests ways for security leaders to further their COVID-19 pandemic response.
Jim Mercurio, Executive Vice President of the San Francisco 49ers and Levi’s Stadium General Manager, has been awarded the Milton E. Ahlerich Distinguished Leadership Award by the National Center for Spectator Sports Safety and Security (NCS4).
Bonnie Michelman, Executive Director of Police, Security and Outside Services at Mass General and winner of the 2021 SIA Insightful Practitioner Award, spoke about the hospital's response to COVID-19 and the lessons she and the security team learned from the pandemic during a talk at the Security Industry Association (SIA) Securing New Ground conference.
Security professionals across all sectors are still dealing with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The International Bar Association (IBA) COVID-19 Task Force has released guidance on how officials in travel, manufacturing, healthcare and other sectors can best continue to fight COVID-19 on a global scale.
As the gravity of COVID-19 was recognized and expanded in the United States, Niyazi Ekici and Dean C. Alexander, professors at Western Illinois University’s School of Law Enforcement and Justice Administration, commenced a research project to gauge the impact of the pandemic on law enforcement agencies. Here's what they found.
For me, the issue of vaccination passports is actually exposing the underbelly of the privacy and identity debate in the United States at the expense of public health and public safety. This is no longer a matter of whether people are collecting benefits to which they are not entitled, or whether an ID is needed to vote. The issue of vaccination passports and the lack of a national identity strategy in the United States is now literally a matter of life and death.
The demand for touchless solutions is so great right now that the touchless sensing market across all sectors is expected to grow an average of 17% annually through 2025, according to Orion Market Reports, which states that the main drivers are increasing demand for non-contact detection, sanitation issues, and advantageous programs distributed by governments.