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Keep Your Company Safe from Online Threats this Thanksgiving

Did you know that hackers, spammers and other nefarious online individuals don’t take time off? That’s right, they “keep at it” throughout the year, even on holidays meant for family and friends, including Thanksgiving. Unfortunately, their devious efforts to infiltrate your system get even more manipulative as the holidays approach – after all, this is when people are spending and doing more than other times during the year.

One of the most common “tricks” used by these individuals is sending emails to individuals in your company with the subject line of “Thanksgiving.” Once opened, the email leads to a […]

10 Tips to Help Prevent Shoplifting this Fall

During the 2016 calendar years, the average retail business inventory shrink rate increased from 1.38 percent in 2015 to 1.44 percent, according to information from the National Retain Security Survey of 2017. A total of 37 percent of all retail inventory loss was the result of shoplifting by outside customers, which was followed by employee theft at 30 percent, administrative errors representing 21 percent and vendor fraud, five percent. The total worth of all this lost inventory was $48.9 billion.

While you may be using anti-theft tags and video surveillance to deter theft, this may not […]

Workplace Fire Hazards and How to Prevent Them

It’s hard to watch the news or read a newspaper without finding a story about a devastating fire in a commercial property. Almost 80,000 commercial fires occur in the United States each year and result in about 3,000 deaths and 18,000 injuries, along with billions of dollars in property damage. Fire is also one of the top causes of accidents in the workplace.

There are several fire hazards in the workplace, which are found here. Knowing what they are can help business owners take steps to prevent issues in the future.

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Safety Tips for Retail Employees

If you are the owner or manager of a retail store, then you already understand how important it is to create a safe and secure environment for your workers, as well as your customers and vendors. You also understand why it is necessary to take steps to prevent losses and reduce shrinkage.

If you are searching for a few new tips to help create a safer, more secure retail location, you’re in luck. Here you can learn some practical tips that have been proven effective in a retail setting.

Install Security Equipment
Perhaps the most important thing […]