Trends in Security

Stay informed on security trends. Securitas shares white papers on topics including healthcare security, workplace violence and substance abuse.

Optimizing Hospital Security Amid Two Crises: 

Workplace Violence & COVID-19

Healthcare organizations face unique and ongoing challenges with addressing escalation of violence, both in times of crisis and in times of relative calm. There are many factors that influence healthcare security training and ways that it can be approached, but a few essential optimizations can deliver significant results. Find out how hospitals can improve training:

Optimizing Hospital Security Amid Two Crises

Community Security: When Safety Hits Home

With Homeowners Associations and Gated Communities, safety and security threats literally hit home. Securitas subject matter experts offer their best tips along with a rare peek into SecuritasVision's aggregated analytical insights, based on thousands of real client incidents. Find out how HOA's can stay safe:

Safety & Security Tips for HOAs and Gated Communities

Substance Use & Abuse: The Road to Recovery for Employers

Man in business attire with loosened tie holding a glass of liquor and looking at paperwork

How does employee substance abuse affect employers? Substance use, abuse, and addiction can affect anyone in an organization, from entry-level employees to the CEO. Factors such as organization size, industry, and employee stress levels can increase the risk, but all employers have the potential to face risks. Find out how to reduce this risk:

Substance Use & Abuse in the Workplace

When Domestic Violence Becomes Workplace Violence

Man grabbing a concerned woman's arm in an office setting

Domestic violence impacts the workplace in a variety of ways and can increase the risk of workplace violence. The fact that many of the adverse effects on the workplace are not always readily apparent and the stigma associated with the topic make it a difficult issue for organizations to address. However, with workplace violence being a growing problem, none of its contributing factors should be ignored. Learn more:

When Domestic Violence Becomes Workplace Violence

Team Response to Violence in Healthcare

Mobile Alarm Response

Violence in Healthcare and especially in the Emergency Department is on the rise. A well-trained security team working in concert with the medical team is an efficient protocol to manage this increasing violence. Learn more:

Team Response to Violence in Healthcare

An Epidemic Changing the Role of Healthcare Security

Mobile Alarm Response

Although hospitals reported to the International Association of Healthcare Safety and Security that in 2016 they experienced a 68% decrease in crime last year, many other hospitals are reporting that medical staff are expressing more concern about their safety in healthcare facilities. Learn more:

Healthcare Violence, an Epidemic Changing the Role of Security

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