In a world where workplace violence has become more prevalent than ever before, employers must remain vigilant about protecting their workforce. The key to preventing workplace violence begins with proper preparation. Employers must continually assess all potential risks and ensure escape opportunities are made available if employees fall victim to a workplace violence incident.
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As employers and Americans, we are in the midst of a devastating trend. Active shooter incidents are increasing, with the greatest percentage occurring in commercial settings as reported by the FBI. When a gunman opens fire, statistical data predicts that on average nearly a dozen people will be injured and at least 3 will be killed. We no longer can be so naïve as to think we are exempt from incidents of workplace violence, given the frequency and severity of mass shootings.
Every week, there seems to be a shocking new #MeToo or #TimesUp controversy dominating the headlines. Amid these powerful movements, companies must ensure that they are doing everything in their power to prevent these devestating claims from happening in the first place. Not only will an effective sexual harassment prevention training program protect your employees, but it’ll protect your business from costly lawsuits and devastating public accusations.
The 2018 Total Security Salary Guide is here to help physical and technical security employers and employees understand where they stand in today’s security job market.
Print and post this active shooter poster in your workplace to help staff prepare in case of an emergency. [English and Spanish versions]
BLR’s 2017 IT Salary Guide provides a view of the fair market rate for 20 IT positions. In addition, IT managers can find information to keep their departments competitive and running effectively—paying the right amount to recruit and retain employees in key or hard-to-fill positions, but not overpaying on others.
Do your employees have dangerous password habits? Download this Password Security poster to remind them about the importance of safe cybersecurity practices.