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Feb
2015

ASIS Asia-Pacific News Features Vic Chair

Todays Asia-Pacific news featured a front page article by our Chair - Dr Tony Zalewski. The article entitled "Security-Related Themes in Australian Litigation" provides information on the steady growth in civil litigation involving the security sector.

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14

Feb
2015

The Importance of Competent Supervision in Managing Operational Risk

Supervisors are well recognised as the link between operational field staff and management. They are responsible to ensure appropriate work mechanisms support organisational objectives. A risk review should consider the appropriateness or otherwise of supervisory functions, processes and systems as deficiencies often flow down to operational field staff and their level of performance.

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4

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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3

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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25

Jan
2015

Electronic padlocks are proving popular

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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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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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14

Dec
2014

Pascal Engler Recognised in ASM

Recently executive committee member Pascal Engler was awarded the Dan Grove scholarship as an emerging security professional in the Asia-Pacific Region. The scholarship entitled Pascal to attend the recent Security Forum and Exhibition in Singapore.

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