Personal safety is now everyone’s concern – at work, when traveling,
when attending public functions - anytime away from home.
Recent studies show that most frequent
travelers, and nearly all female travelers, rank safety among their top
concerns when selecting a hotel.
Parents of college-bound high school
juniors and seniors report that campus safety is just as important as
excellent teachers and academic quality.
Commercial building owners and managers
must demonstrate that they are providing attention to the safety and
security of building occupants, while tenant companies must provide
attention to the safety and security of their employees.
The increasingly competitive assisted
living community market segment is driving providers to advertise/market
to consumers and regulators that residents of their facilities receive
both quality medical care and excellent living conditions.
The new world environment – Department of
Homeland Security initiatives and changes to codes, standards and
practices have led to new responsibilities and greater accountability
for owners/managers of public access facilities – requiring expertise in
all facets of security, fire protection and life safety matters.
Companies are faced with an increasing
number of premises liability lawsuits, higher workman’s compensation
costs, and increased competition. They are constantly struggling for
customer loyalty and competitive differentiation. As a result,
businesses must demonstrate a commitment to safety and security –
evidence that they are striving for a higher standard of care.