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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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Four phases of school emergency management

Monday, August 28, 2023 by Paul Kazlauskas

PlaceholderAccording to the United States Department of Education, an all-inclusive school emergency plan is built on the four phases of emergency management and provide direction to the entire school community: Prevention/Mitigation Preparedness Response Recovery School emergency plans must document everything that is required to implement and maintain the plan. Plans should be put in writing, communicated to all staff, and practiced regularly through drills and exercises. School staff should ...

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9 visitor policy basics to keep your facility secure

Monday, August 21, 2023 by Paul Kazlauskas

Placeholder Visitors to an office building come in many different forms. A few different types include business guests, potential new hires, delivery personnel, and employee family members. Some visitors are regulars, while others visit just once and are never seen again in the facility. Regardless of what business you’re in, there are certain security issues you need to address with regards to visitors. Here 9 tips and procedures for keeping your facility secure: 1. Decide on an authorization ...

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14 School Safety Techniques for a more secure facility

Monday, August 14, 2023 by Paul Kazlauskas

Placeholder School safety is a complicated issue. It affects children, teachers, administrators, and parents in a variety of ways, from the quality of learning to the risk of lawsuits. But it is also everyone’s responsibility, and schools should remind stakeholders of their respective roles in promoting school safety and security. So where should a school start? Below is a list of ideas that schools in America have implemented successfully to improve their safety and security measures: 1. ...

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Understanding the importance of Crisis Management Teams

Monday, August 14, 2023 by Paul Kazlauskas

Placeholder Our society has witnessed (too many times to count) that incidents of human-created terror or natural disasters can happen anywhere in the world. Schools, healthcare facilities, and businesses of all kinds are vulnerable. There is no longer a mythical place of “it can’t happen here.” For that reason, building security officials need to be well-versed in crisis management. In a past blog post, I covered tips for what to do before, during, and after a security crisis in ...

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Where should you wear your name badge?

Monday, August 14, 2023 by Andrew Jones

Placeholder Are there a right way and a wrong way to wear a name badge?  Most people wear their visitor badges on their left (near their heart). That’s because most people (about 90 percent of us) are right-handed, so it’s easier to put our visitor badges on our left side. But is that the correct way to do it? When, after all, do we wear name badges? Most likely it is when we are among people who don’t know us. So, when we meet them, we want to make it easy for them to learn ...

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