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A Record of Violence: Protecting Healthcare Staff with Data

In healthcare facilities, nursing and hospital staff tend to brush off workplace violence incidents, treating them as the status quo instead of reporting them. When striving to mitigate risk, success and safety demand not only data collection but also dissemination.

When the University of California San Diego Health System's Threat Assessment and Management Committee reviewed workplace incidents that had occurred, they spotted an opportunity for improving identification and communication of security risks from returning patients.

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February 2020 Legal Report

The U.S. Supreme Court will not block a lawsuit the families of the Sandy Hook school massacre victims filed against a major gun manufacturer; Hong Kong's High Court found the law banning face masks was unconstitutional.

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Security Management Podcast

February 2020: Wildfire Response; Drone Detection; Coaching Future Leaders

In this month’s SM Highlights podcast, Rinske Geerlings explains how the Australian wildfires are affecting business continuity; James Acevedo, CPP, discusses drone identification challenges; and John Torres outlines why the best managers are those who coach and develop their team’s talents.

ASIS Calendar of Events

As the preeminent organization for security management professionals, ASIS International offers a dynamic calendar of events to advance your professional development. From executive education to global exchanges, our events work together to help you reach new heights in your career.

Book Review: Blueprint for Business Safety and Security

Featured in the February Issue

Intended for the "average small- to medium-sized business owner" but applicable to a wider audience, Blueprint for Business Safety and Security: A Guide to Protecting Your Business serves as a primer on mitigating exposure to negligent or inadequate security claims and reputation harm for all who might be held liable.



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