Retail Security and Workplace Violence: Retail Workers Face “More Aggression in General”

Bullet-Resistant Barriers, Bulletproof Glass, Convenience Store Security, Gas Station Security

Over the last few years, retail security has made an increasing number of headlines. The work has become disproportionately dangerous—and disproportionately violent. A traditional “dangerous” job is dangerous because of the nature of the work itself. Think about agriculture, construction, lumbering, trucking, or commercial fishing. These are outdoor jobs. Those …

Retail Security Solutions and Workplace Violence Trends in 2021

Bullet-Resistant Barriers, Bullet-Resistant Materials, Convenience Store Security, Convenience Stores/Gas Stations

For years, retail security solutions focused on loss prevention. This made sense: We’d enjoyed decades of crime reduction here in the United States. But, according to experts, “2020 Will End as One of America’s Most Violent Years in Decades.” This trend is all the more surprising because many experts expected …

Hospital Security - All Hazards Approach

Hospital Security and Healthcare Safety: The “All-Hazards” Planning Approach

Bullet-Resistant Barriers, Healthcare, Healthcare Safety, Security News

Setting aside coronavirus and pandemic-related safety issues, hospital security, and healthcare worker safety trends are still alarming on their own. According to the latest edition of the AFL-CIO’s annual worker safety report, Death on the Job: The Toll of Neglect, “workplace violence is a growing and serious threat, particularly to …

Bulletproof Glass Installation: Experience Counts

Bullet-Resistant Barriers, Bulletproof Glass, Bulletproof Glass Production, General Security

An increasing number of physical security companies—and even traditional builders—are offering bullet-resistant components and security design. But it’s rare they handle their own bulletproof glass installation. Instead, they rely on an “installation network”—in other words, they subcontract the final installation to local glaziers and contractors. While these may be excellent …