Workplace Violence Prevention Seminar Planned

Dallas — Sept. 18

AlliedBarton Security Services and HR Plus will host POTENTIAL, a free workplace violence prevention seminar. The seminar will be held from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 25 at the Hilton – Dallas Lincoln Centre, 5410 LBJ Freeway in Dallas. Registration and complimentary buffet breakfast begin at 8 a.m., and the speakers will begin at 9:15 a.m.

“Workplace violence awareness and prevention need to be a part of an organization’s culture,” said Bill Whitmore, CEO and president, AlliedBarton Security Services. “To fully engage employees in preventative measures, senior leadership needs to take an active role and demonstrate that it is the responsibility of every team member, at every level, to help create a safe and secure workplace.”

This seminar, which is part of a speaker series on security topics, will cover making workplace violence awareness everyone’s job and training for it; recognizing and preventing workplace violence; and stakeholders working together to lower an organization’s risk and enhance overall morale.

Seminar attendees will receive a complimentary copy of Whitmore’s book Potential: Workplace Violence Prevention and Your Organizational Success. Potential shows how a range of stakeholders — from CEOs and other senior leaders to building management, human resources, contract security and law enforcement — can work together to lower an organization’s workplace violence risk and enhance its overall morale and performance.

Speakers and panel members include: Bill Whitmore, CEO and president, AlliedBarton Security Services; Sgt. Thomas Sible, Dallas Police Department, senior supervisor — SWAT Team; and Jan Langbein, executive director, Genesis Women’s Shelter.

Source: AlliedBarton Security Services