Higher education can be an intense experience not just for students, but also for the faculty and support staff. Building a safe and secure environment for all stakeholders can greatly improve academic outcomes.
Determining which wireless tracking technology is the best for your needs can be difficult. There are so many different products on the market today, and every one seems to have its own special features and an acronym for a name. The difference between active vs. passive RFID is one common source of confusion.
Physical keys may not be high tech, but they’re a reliable and cost-effective way for businesses to secure their facilities. Good key management practices can save businesses time and money by eliminating key loss, preventing theft, and improving efficiency.
You may not be able to predict when emergencies will strike, but you can plan for them. In fact, developing an emergency preparedness plan is one of the most important strategic decisions a business can make. Taking a few simple steps today can save lives in the future and ensure your business's survival.
Many jurisdictions have laws requiring a degree of emergency preparedness in the workplace. But doing the minimum required by law often isn’t enough to ensure a business’s survival in the face of an emergency. In fact, the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) found that 40-60 percent of businesses never reopen after their first disaster.
In this article, we’ll cover everything you need to know about emergency preparedness in the workplace. We’ll point you to the legislated requirements in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K., as well as provide you with a comprehensive 7-step checklist you can use to develop your own emergency action plan:
Today’s environment calls for heightened security and a comprehensive, holistic key control policy. The purpose of a key control policy is to keep property, and people private, safe, and secure. It should give your organization control over access to spaces and assets.
Not sure how to set up a modern security policy? Here are nine steps for creating a comprehensive key control policy in the modern world:
- Identify gaps in your current key control policy.
- Invest in a patented key system.
- Create a master key system.
- Rekey your facility.
- Create and distribute a key holder agreement.
- Conduct staff training.
- Make lost key and new access steps clear.
- Use trusted resources during key control planning.
- Consider an RFID-based key control system.
Business was good for Reading Truck Body in 2019. The auto equipment manufacturer had been cranking out proudly USA-made trucking equipment for more than 60 years. And their reputation had grown to the point where they were doing solid business across North America.
In the US, Canada, and across the world, stories of mishandled criminal evidence are all too common. Each case further erodes the public’s trust in the criminal justice system.
Some businesses are content to simply use a pegboard and the honor system to manage keys. Other businesses find using an electronic key management system to be more effective. And then there are businesses that need an additional layer of control to ensure that their physical keys never leave the building.
Real Time Networks has acquired Real Time Location, Ltd., a leading supplier of people and asset tracking solutions in the UK. Real Time Location was established in 2012 with headquarters located in Barnsley, England., and boast a number of Fortune 1000 clients.