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Violent Behavior

- The Association of Threat Assessment Professionals has released its guideline that aims to help organizations identify the potential risk for violence among individuals.

Tips on Termination

- How to handle termination of a problem employee who has a history of violent behavior or outbursts.

Workplace Investigations: A Step-by-Step Guide

- This is a truly handy guide that can be referred to again and again.

High-Rise Fire Safety

- Researchers from the National Institute of Standards and Technology, the Chicago Fire Department, and the Chicago Housing Authority recently set controlled fires in an abandoned Chicago apartment building to test a new fire-fighting technique. Link to the video clip.

Discrimination

- Maine's high court has ruled that a company did not discriminate against a security guard when it refused to allow him to carry a firearm. The company decided not to arm the guard after several psychological evaluations. Reports on the evaluations noted that the guard was aggressive and short-tempered.

Workplace Injury

- The Nevada Supreme Court has ruled that a construction company willfully violated safety regulations and must pay the fine imposed by the state of Nevada. The company failed to install safety equipment after numerous inspections.

Background Screening

- Hawaii's high court has ruled that a company wrongfully fired an employee based solely on his prior criminal record. The court said that the conviction must have a relationship to the job.

Physical Security

- New laws in Virginia and Florida regarding landlord/tenant relations and alarm monitoring companies.

Learning from Leaders

- Experts share four key traits of successful, dynamic leaders.

Bioterrorism: A Guide for Facility Managers

- A superb primer on protecting buildings from biological and chemical terrorism.

Rattlesnakes and Other Surprise Solutions

- A profile of four of the approximately 150 sessions that will be presented in September at the ASIS International 53rd Annual Seminar and Exhibits in Las Vegas.

Peer Intervention and Prevention

- Disgruntled employees often just want a fair hearing of their case. Peer-review programs give them a place to vent their frustrations and get peer input.

Sears Tower’s Well-Grounded Security

- The Sears Tower has reinvented its security program to help tenants feel both safe and at home.
 




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