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Shannon Arnold

Shannon Arnold is the VP of Marketing and Strategic Partnerships at Real Time Networks.

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[Definition] What Is a Muster Point? And Does My Company Need One?

By Shannon Arnold on Sep 25, 2020

A good emergency plan should guide every aspect of your company’s response when disaster strikes. All of those parts need to work together like a well-oiled machine to ensure the safety of your people, property, and finances.

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10 Tips for Better Fleet Management

By Shannon Arnold on Sep 23, 2020

Your business depends on your vehicles and their drivers performing at a high level. But maintaining a high level of performance all day, every day, is easier said than done.

Fleet costs per driver continue to increase 5 percent year over year. You might be able to pay for a high-performing fleet right now, but how much longer will that be the case?

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Top 10 Equipment Inventory Management Practices to Follow

By Shannon Arnold on Aug 25, 2020

How many different pieces of equipment are used by your business every day? We don’t just mean things like screwdrivers and wrenches—what about laptops? Handheld scanners? Specialized instruments?

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8 Business Loss Prevention Strategies That Work

By Shannon Arnold on Aug 18, 2020

Business owners outside retail sometimes dismiss loss prevention as a challenge just for retail stores. But every business can benefit by implementing loss prevention strategies that protect their inventory and accounts.

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Why is Health, Safety, and Security Important in the Workplace?

By Shannon Arnold on Aug 13, 2020

There are too many health and safety challenges in the workplace for individuals to fend for themselves. That’s why every major developed nation has an agency tasked with establishing workplace health, safety, and security regulations.

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35+ Physical Security Awareness Tips for Your Entire Organization

By Shannon Arnold on Aug 11, 2020

A strong physical security program should protect your organization against major threats like crime, natural disasters, and pandemics. It should also protect against day-to-day risks by tracking who is coming and going from your facility, who is using expensive equipment, and where they are going with that equipment.

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How to Keep Track of Equipment Inventory

By Shannon Arnold on Aug 6, 2020

It’s amazing how many hidden costs you uncover when you look into how your business manages its equipment. For businesses of any size in any industry, streamlining how you track and manage your equipment is an excellent way to protect your bottom line.

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10 Elements Your Company Equipment Damage Policy Should Cover

By Shannon Arnold on Jul 28, 2020

No matter how many safeguards you put in place, some of your business equipment will inevitably be damaged. It might be due to an employee’s honest mistake, because they ignored instructions, or it could even be the result of a malicious act, but damage is going to happen. This makes a company equipment damage policy an important tool for protecting your organization’s finances and maintaining productivity.

In this blog post we'll talk about the top 10 must-have elements you need in your company equipment damage policy:

  1. Objectives and Scope
  2. Definitions
  3. Roles
  4. Company Responsibilities
  5. Employee Responsibilities
  6. Policy Exceptions
  7. Communication Process
  8. Consequences
  9. Compensation Process
  10. Links to Related Forms

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5 Steps to Create a Business Theft Prevention Plan

By Shannon Arnold on Jul 21, 2020

Every business eventually has to deal with theft. You shouldn’t feel overwhelmed about this, though; it’s a manageable problem.

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6 Ways Organizations Use Secure Locker Systems

By Shannon Arnold on Jul 14, 2020

Secure locker systems are deceptively powerful business tools. They can be used for much more than just secure storage, although they’re pretty good at that job, too.

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