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Corporate Crisis Management

Corporate Crisis Management: A Clear Necessity After a second outbreak of riots began in Ferguson, Missouri that quickly outpaced those experienced throughout the city in August; the rest of the nation responded in various ways to the grand jury findings that Darren Wilson would not be charged with the murder of teenager Michael Brown. Communities […]

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How Good is Your Business Emergency Planning?

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Corporate Emergency Planning for Civil Unrest The images of businesses in Ferguson, MO with boarded up windows in anticipation of unrest following the grand jury verdict has caused businesses in other cities to reflect on their own emergency planning for civil unrest situations.  Protests and demonstrations turned violent in August and rioting and looting erupted; […]

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Alarms Won’t Stop an Active Shooter

Smoke Alarms Don’t Extinguish Fires and Gunfire Alarms Won’t Stop an Active Shooter Recently, a Massachusetts school made headlines by installing an active shooter detection system.  The system, which is similar to others that have been used by the military, detects the noise and flash of gunfire through smoke alarm-sized sensors installed throughout the building […]

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Active Shooter Training Considerations

Active Shooter Training

Active Shooter Training Drills Should be Carefully Planned The science of training is well documented. One of the most basic rules of training teaches that if the goal is to teach an employee what to do in a certain situation, then you can teach the desired behavior by: Breaking the task into steps, or small, […]

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Employees Can Help Prevent Workplace Violence

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Here is a method that is helping employers to prevent workplace violence In today’s world, one thing that has become more and more talked about is workplace safety. It used to be that workplace safety was more or less along the lines of preventing falls and injuries at work, and also preventing illnesses at work. […]

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Survive an Active Shooter!

Active Shooter Training

5 Things That Will Help You Survive an Active Shooter Incident Many people are familiar with the run, hide, fight method to survive an active shooter that was created by the Department of Homeland Security. If not, here is a link to a YouTube video made on the subject. If they’ve watched the video and/or […]

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What to Look for In a Labor Strike Security Provider

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If you’re experiencing difficulties with a union and a labor strike is a possibility, then you will need a labor strike security contractor who can protect your personnel and assets, and document any illegal union activity. While many security companies may try to convince you that they are capable of handling a strike or lockout […]

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Strike Security Management and the ILWU lockout in Vancouver, WA

I was recently involved with the strike security management team for what is likely to be one of the most significant strikes of this decade. As it is an ongoing strike security operation for a company that PRMG occasionally contracts with, I’m not at liberty to give very many details. However, I will use what […]

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