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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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Security crisis in the workplace - tips for before, during, and after

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 by Paul Kazlauskas

Placeholder As we’ve seen for many years now, 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”. Security departments need to be well-versed in crisis management. Here are some security practices that have helped organizations like yours plan for a workplace emergency, as well as critical things to ...

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6 benefits of an electronic visitor management system

Thursday, February 4, 2016 by Paul Kazlauskas

PlaceholderElectronic visitor management systems are used to sign-in and track visitors who come to visit a facility. They are the electronic version of the traditional visitor sign-in book. There are numerous benefits to having an electronic visitor management system over a manual visitor sign-in book. 1. Accuracy. Visitor information is recorded more uniformly and correctly than with a visitor log book. Since a receptionist is either typing in the information or a driver’s license/business ...

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4 criteria for tracking early dismissals effectively

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 by Paul Kazlauskas

Placeholder One of the security goals that all schools should have is to keep track of students who sign out early. Sometimes students need to sign out early because they are feeling ill or they just have an off-site meeting, like a routine medical appointment, during school hours. It is important for schools to document those instances, as this is a liability concern. Here are four criteria for tracking early dismissals effectively, with reasons why Confidential Student Sign-Out Books serve this ...

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Simple practices for parents to help improve school security

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by Paul Kazlauskas

Placeholder Parental involvement is critical when it comes to creating safer schools. You are the bridge between your child’s school life and home life and you should feel empowered to promote and advocate for school security. Schools will implement the physical security measures and develop the procedures for what to do in various kinds of emergencies. They will perform drills with staff and students to train them on how to act in certain situations. However, parents serve an important role of ...

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6 lobby design issues that compromise security

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 by Paul Kazlauskas

PlaceholderThe lobby of any company, school, or healthcare facility is the 1st place the public can enter a building. It is a significantly important area to have a properly designed security protocol. Visitors entering your lobby will need their access restricted (at least initially) so they are funneled to your visitor management system for registration. A poorly designed lobby can increase operational costs by requiring extra staff be hired to overcome any security weaknesses. Unfortunately, ...

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