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Hotel Safety / Travel Safety Tips & Advice

Posted by Jason Lyle on

Hotel Safety / Travel Safety Tips & Advice

ENSURING A SAFE, CLEAN, AND SECURE HOTEL ROOM It's a scenario familiar to any business traveler. Your airline flight was delayed; the cab line at the airport was endless and check-in was a mess. Jet lag has struck. It's very late, you're tired and you have a breakfast meeting with a key client at 6:30 AM. You grab your key, avoid the bellman and head to your room to collapse into bed. Stop. Take the next 5 minutes to perform these safety, security and cleanliness checks and prepare for the next day. These "how to's" will save you time the...

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Holiday Safety Tips

Posted by Jason Lyle on

Holiday Safety Tips

STAYING SAFE DURING THE HOLIDAYS Even though you are rushing and thinking about a thousand things, stay alert to your surroundings and the people around you. If possible, park your car in an area of high pedestrian activity. Avoid remote areas. Lock your car and close the windows, even if you are only gone for a few minutes. Loose change is a meal for a street person; they will break you window for small change. Your cell phone can be sold and reprogrammed and is a sought item of theft. A laptop computer will keep a drug user in a...

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Holdup Prevention Tips & Advice

Posted by Jason Lyle on

Holdup Prevention Tips & Advice

HOLDUP PREVENTION Use the measures outlined in this page. Call the police at once if you notice suspicious strangers loitering near or in your place of business. Never block the view into your store by crowding display windows. It is important to maintain visibility into your business establishment at all times. Secure your teller and cashier operations. Install barriers to keep unauthorized persons out of these areas. If practical, mark doorways at varying heights to allow proper identification of robber's height. Install a holdup alarm system. Install a timed delay switch to turn off exterior lights after your employees have...

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Conartists / Home Improvement Fraud Tips

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Conartists / Home Improvement Fraud Tips

PROTECT YOURSELF FROM CON-ARTISTS The con artist's philosophy is "the gullible were put on this earth to be gulled." In the past, con artists were usually referred to as con men. This is no longer the case as more and more women have become involved in con games and numerous variations of con games. Before we proceed with some tips on "how not to get conned" you should always remember that a con artist could be a male or a female. In addition, many times the con artist will work with a child who will assist them in accomplishing their...

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Carjacking And Driving Safety Tips

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Carjacking And Driving Safety Tips

CARJACKING TIPS AND DRIVING SAFETY Carjacking of parked vehicles depends on the car owner being inattentive to their surroundings. Carjackers, like street robbers, prefer the element of surprise.  Most victims say they never saw the carjacker until they appeared at their car door. To reduce your risk of being carjacked, we have listed some common sense steps below: Keep all car doors locked and windows closed while in or out of your car.  Set your alarm or use an anti-theft device. Avoid driving alone or at night. If you have to drive at night always park in well-lighted areas. Don't...

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