By Frank Barile, Safety & Security Director of Fallston Group
Being a leader in today’s business world is not easy. There are many things you need to worry about outside of business growth and profitability; safety and security is one of them. The first order of business leadership is to provide a safe place to work, both physically and emotionally.
What are three simple things you can do to actually make your employees safer? We recommend you adhere to the acronym, SCAR.
What does it mean? Quite simply, SCAR stands for:
See the world around you — in today’s world we are distracted, and when we are distracted we are much more vulnerable. Pay attention to your surroundings at all times as your environment provides many clues about your level of safety.
Control Access — as a business owner, you must be aware of who’s coming in and out of your building. Make sure your doors are secured, and all access points are tightly controlled.
Restrict access — locking your interior doors and cabinets is an easy way to ensure not everyone has access to private areas within your business. Making sure your employees are properly credentialed, and that those credentials are displayed at all times, will help ensure violators can be easily identified.
By following these three easy tips, you’ve already improved your company’s security!