Business Week’s online Innovation site features security equipment companies picked by the Frost & Sullivan consulting firm as offering hot new equipment. See what’s turning heads in the security world, besides PRO Barrier’s vehicle barriers, of course.
Archives: May, 2009
PRO Barrier emphasizes aesthetics and blending with the environment in its barrier designs. Perhaps we should consider partnering with a French company that actually grows barriers. Sinnoveg is a French-based tree nursery and horticultural research center that specializes in “securitizing sites, goods and persons by a concept of anti-intrusion security integrated into the environment.” Its key technique is […]
You may have heard about the use of social media (SM) – websites like Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and Craigslist – to spread information “virally” during emergencies. SM is an emergency response channel with both positive and negative implications. It’s good to be aware of the possibilities both ways. Here’s a pertinent article from a recent edition […]
Federal officials are about to give the go-ahead for construction of a “virtual fence” along the nation’s border with Mexico, SecurityInfoWatch.com reports. The electronic “fence” will be powered from towers with cameras, sensors and other electronic equipment. It’s aimed at detecting smugglers and illegal immigrants attempting to cross the border. The towers will be spaced […]
It may be “old hat” to many companies by now, but here’s a very sensible list of steps to take for being prepared for swine flu or, by extension, any other emergency that might sharply deplete a firm’s workforce. Accompanying it is a lengthy story from The Tennessean on “Lessons in Workplace Planning” from the […]
Here’s a safety item that’s good for an employee newsletter or blog. National Work Zone Awareness Week recently ended. But did you know that 40,000 people are seriously injured annually in highway work zone crashes and 800 killed? And the toll seems to be mostly on motorists themselves. Many deaths and injuries in work zones […]