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We write articles mainly about visitor management, which helps you to know who is (or has been) in your facility. It is just part of an organization’s physical security processes that protect people and property within and around a building or campus.

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7 reasons for using a Visitor Management System

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 by Paul Kazlauskas

Placeholder Visitor management systems (VMS) are an electronic version of the visitor sign-in sheet (or visitor log book) and are being implemented more frequently in schools, hospitals, and businesses of all kinds. While more expensive than a traditional log book, the VMS offers a more efficient and fool-proof sign-in process. It is the most secure way to sign-in visitors, thus improving building security for the seven reasons listed below. 1. Know who is in your building. Visitor management ...

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7 visitor policy basics to keep your school safe

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 by Paul Kazlauskas

Placeholder To help ensure the security of your students and staff, we recommend that you badge every visitor to your school. According to Ken Trump, President & CEO of the National School Safety & Security Services, "visitor identification should be mandatory in all schools; visitors should be issued a clearly visible identification tag to be worn at all times that they are on school premises." School security is serious business and visitor identification is just one element that ...

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5 reasons to use visitor badges for your hospital visitor identification

Friday, March 8, 2019 by Paul Kazlauskas

Placeholder Hospital visitor management is essential for today’s facilities. The concept behind utilizing a visitor management system is the desire to keep patients, employees, visitors, and the facility itself safe from harm. Hospitals should know who is entering and exiting their facility to protect from liability if an incident occurs. The hospital setting provides some unique reasons why using visitor badges and a visitor management system is more critical for security than other types of ...

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CPTED Office Building Security Checklist

Friday, February 8, 2019 by Paul Kazlauskas

Placeholder Office building security is serious business. Security Directors need to have their finger on the pulse of many aspects of building security, including its physical security, managing security personnel, maintaining quality access control, and dealing with security equipment. One popular security concept that Security Directors across the country have implemented is Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED). These are a set of building design principals used to discourage ...

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9 tips for how to behave as a visitor in schools

Monday, November 12, 2018 by Paul Kazlauskas

Placeholder School administrators must develop policies to manage visitors in their building. After all, schools are not public places where just anyone can enter. The safety and security of students and school staff must be taken into account. As a visitor, you can do your part as well. Please see our list below of best practices for how to behave as a visitor in schools. 1. If you have an appointment, show up on time. Most likely, you aren’t the only person who has a meeting with your host ...

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