Considerations: Keep in Mind

1. Public Policy Considerations

Businesses by state and federal guidelines have required that employer’s develop and implement a workplace security plan and take reasonable steps to ensure that employees are working in a secured work environment.

2. Liability

Through the litigation process, businesses have been found liable for failure to secure the workplace, negligent hiring, negligent retention of employees who had engaged in violent behavior at work, and the failure to supervise.

3. The Safety of Employees

The times are changing! Our nation is being faced with extraordinary events be it international or domestic terrorism. It is a well-known fact that “soft targets” include all businesses. No one is completely safe however the employer should take into consideration as many precautions as possible. This program offers such an opportunity.

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