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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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How to tell which Threshold badge style
you ordered last time

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 by Paul Kazlauskas

PlaceholderTo all our customers, we appreciate your business and want to make sure you get the correct Threshold product so that your security protocol isn't interrupted. We have a lot of badge styles, so we understand it may be hard to reorder the right one. Please use the steps below to reorder quickly and accurately.  Here’s how to reorder your Threshold Books FAST! Reorder in 3 easy steps:  (Applies to these products) 1) Look on the duplicate record sheet. (see red arrow ...

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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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Why visitor badges should expire, and how they do

Monday, February 22, 2016 by Paul Kazlauskas

Placeholder The most frequently asked questions from buyers of our Visitor Badge products are about expiring badges. How do they work? When do they change color? For years we have described these self-expiring visitor badges as having the capacity to “change color overnight.” In other words, they may be “valid today,” but they will be “void tomorrow.” The word “void,” literally, is what appears on our expiring badges over time to signal that they ...

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Worst Practices in Visitor Management

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 by Paul Kazlauskas

PlaceholderSince launching in 2003, Threshold has been selling manual and electronic visitor management tools to schools, businesses, healthcare facilities, and government agencies all over the world. Over the years, we’ve heard stories about how some facilities view and treat visitor management as an after-thought. Below are seven of the worst practices in visitor management that we’ve encountered and our ideas for improving the facility security in each of the given circumstances.1. ...

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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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