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6 Tips for Better Equipment Inventory Tracking

Equipment management is an afterthought at some companies. But those companies are usually surprised when they get around to adding up the costs of their equipment losses and operating inefficiencies. Better equipment tracking can eliminate those inefficiencies, reduce losses, and extend the lifecycles of each piece of your company’s equipment.
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Physical security

5 Technologies Used to Increase Situational Awareness in the Workplace

Companies in every sector are looking for ways to respond faster to business challenges. Those could be operational, strategic, or security challenges—or, in reality, usually all three at once. From large enterprises down to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), many companies find success adopting a principle first developed in the military:...
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Physical security

8 Business Loss Prevention Strategies That Work

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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Physical security

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

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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Physical security

35+ Physical Security Awareness Tips for Your Entire Organization

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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10 Elements Your Company Equipment Damage Policy Should Cover

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...
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5 Steps to Create a Business Theft Prevention Plan

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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What Is a Smart Locker? 7 Reasons Your Business Needs Them

Smart lockers are surprisingly flexible tools for securing equipment and managing workflows. They can benefit any business, from a small, local hotel to a multinational manufacturing corporation.
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Hotels & Resorts

Hotel Safety and Security Checklist [12 Vital Protections]

It is important to run a hotel security program that doesn’t compromise customer service. Some hotels see this as a challenge because they think security and customer service are at odds. But the right tools and business practices actually help you do both well. The business advisory firm Deloitte agrees that finding the right balance of customer...
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Physical security

How to Implement a Physical Security System Successfully

Probably one of the most complicated and unpredictable components of business security is managing the human element. In business security, people are both an asset and a liability. And they have a way of ruining even the best security plans.
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