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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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Why Visitor Management is Essential for Healthcare Facilities

Monday, April 1, 2024 by Paul Kazlauskas

Placeholder Visitor management is a crucial aspect of maintaining security and safety in healthcare facilities. These environments are unique due to their open-campus feel and the necessity to balance accessibility with the protection of patients, staff, and visitors. Understanding who is in the building at any given time is essential, not just for day-to-day safety but also for responding to incidents and ensuring regulatory compliance. One of the primary reasons for documenting visitors in ...

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How to behave as a visitor in office buildings

Thursday, March 21, 2024 by Paul Kazlauskas

Placeholder Visiting an office building, whether for a meeting, interview, or any other professional engagement, calls for a certain level of decorum. Your conduct not only reflects your personal brand but can also impact the success of your visit. Here are some guidelines to ensure that your visit to an office building is both successful and respectful. Confirm a visit with the person you want to meet with. It’s imperative to confirm, via phone or email, that a meeting is scheduled. Ask about ...

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What is visitor management and why is it so important?

Monday, March 11, 2024 by Paul Kazlauskas

Placeholder What is Visitor Management? Visitor Management is the processing, tracking, and monitoring of guests that enter a building or campus. Hospitals, schools, and business of all kinds use visitor management to protect their people and property. Visitor management systems (VMS) comprise tools that range from the simple and inexpensive, like handwritten sign-in books, to more advanced software systems. The latter can be integrated with surveillance cameras, thermal temperature stations, and ...

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Six reasons why using expiring visitor badges improves facility security

Friday, February 23, 2024 by Paul Kazlauskas

Placeholder Here are six reasons your facility should be using expiring visitor badges for better building security: 1. Visual Alert.Your visitor badges are VALID today and, after changing color overnight, VOID tomorrow. This makes it easy to spot an invalid badge. The color change on the badge is a great visual indicator that a visitor’s presence should be questioned by staff or the Security Department. 2. Peace of Mind.Your staff knows that if a badge is WHITE, the visitor’s I.D. is ...

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Visitor Management Software with Flag Alert feature aids in Hospital Security

Thursday, February 15, 2024 by Paul Kazlauskas

Placeholder Imagine a bustling hospital in an urban city on a regular Friday morning. Among the stream of visitors coming in and out, there's someone who shouldn't be there—a person previously involved in a security incident. Thanks to the hospital's visitor management software with a Flag Alert lookup feature, the front desk attendant receives an instant alert. This proactive measure allows the security team to ensure the individual doesn't access the building. This isn't just a hypothetical ...

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