News

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Feb
2015

The Risk of Family Violence in the Workplace

Statistics recently released by Police reveal alarming increases of family violence in both the home and workplace. Security leaders need to take this risk into account in developing workplace risk controls. This must include potential victims and those who might be present should an incident occur in or around the workplace.

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2

Feb
2015

Key Principles of CPTED

How an area is designed, maintained and managed contributes to its safety as it can directly influence individual and group behaviour. Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (“CPTED”) should involve a multidisciplinary and collaborative approach that encourages a sense of community by those who frequent the area. A good CEPTD approach also deters criminal behaviour with many research projects…

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24

Jan
2015

Electronic padlocks are proving popular

ElecPadlock

Electronic padlocks are becoming more popular as a method for removing traditional keys and improving user accountability. Increased use has occurred across industry sectors including road transport, freight depots and large critical infrastructure sites such as power plants.

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21

Jan
2015

Members Only Area Update 2015

Our Website Master has been reviewing current financial membership through ASIS International. Currently we have 115 active memberships and each has been emailed with an update on accessing the Members Only area of the website.

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30

Dec
2014

Happy New Year from ASIS Victoria

As the year draws to a close and an even more exciting year is about to arrive, the Executive Committee of the ASIS Victoria Australia Chapter wishes its members and industry the very best for a safe and productive new year.

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23

Dec
2014

Risk Article: Emerging Themes in Litigation

Our Chair, Dr Tony Zalewski wrote an important risk article that was recently published in Security Solutions. Entitled "Emerging Themes in Litigation: Working Smarter to Minimise Risk" Tony provides first hand advice on the importance of a strategic risk assessment as the foundation for security system development.

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