Each year, an average of nearly 2 million U.S. workers report having been the victim of violence at work, according to OSHA.
Tempers flare on the heels of personnel changes, mergers, or negative company news. In some cases, disciplinary action or firing is met with a violent response. In addition to internal threats, more external threats are taxing corporate security services, from protestors to general civil unrest and even active shooter situations on-campus and in nearby areas.
Managing internal and external threats
Workplace violence prevention training for employees, combined with site-based risk assessment teams, are critical to mitigating this growing problem. To further instill a greater sense of physical safety for employees, companies are enlisting the support of off-duty officers, stationing them in prominent locations, like lobbies and around buildings to bring a sense of security to employees and build security bench strength without the commitment of a full-time hire.
Value of off-duty officers on site
Engaged officers can help security teams identify and plan around potentially triggering events. Officers have training in de-escalation and the ability to rapidly call-in reinforcements when violent situations arise. As an elevated addition to corporate security teams, an officer’s presence brings peace of mind and reassurance for all.
Summit Off Duty Services places officers where and when you need them, to keep your facility security services strong and enhance the value of your security investment.
60% of workers would feel safer at work if their employer hired onsite security
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Off-duty officers elevate safety & security in the wake of an increase in violent crime Improve onsite safety and security by enlisting the help of off-duty police security in your security plan. Read our guide to learn more about how hiring off-duty officers works, options, the importance of insurance and tips for...