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    October Meeting: Workplace Security - Thinking About the Unfathomable

    Date: October 25, 2017, 7:30am – 9:00am
    Grundy-Will HR Association
    Workforce Center of Will County - 2400 Glenwood Avenue, Joliet, IL
    Free for GWHRA Members; $15 Non-Members
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    Meeting begins at 7:30am.  Networking opportunities conclude the meeting. 

    Topic Description: Workplace Security

    Presentation Learning Objectives

    Participants will walk away with awareness of adding small security measure to insure they have secured their facility from outside and inside liabilities. 

    The benefits of placing security at the top of the list. 

    • Quick assessment of building security – Considerations on address Building Access, Emergency Exits, Facility Lighting
    • Review of best practices for personnel flow into the building – crowd control end & start of shift
    • Review of cost effective measures that will provide further security in a facility  
    • Benefits of facility security cameras – Theft deterrent as well as placement
    • Tips on handling unruly personnel
    • How to protect yourself during negative employee conversations – Staging the room
    • Simple tools HR professionals can use to control their environment
    • Active Shooter Best Practices

    Presenter: Christopher Sherwin

    Agency owner and Director of Investigations and Security. Graduate of the Illinois Police Training Institute. Metro police officer since 2000. Licensed Illinois Private Detective. Licensed Illinois Security Contractor. Holds memberships in Special Agents, World Association of Detectives and the National Association of Professional Process Servers. Over 25 years’ experience in the private sector specializing in all aspects of security, litigation, fraud, background intelligence, due diligence and location of individuals or assets. I have been the lead investigator on several high-profile cases. I have also secured high profile individuals.

    For 25 years, Chris has been highly recommended to complete security assessments on facilities of major corporation and issue recommendations to better secure the assets.

    He has been a Police Officer for over 17 years, a trainer of active shooter courses, de-escalation of agitated personnel (Verbal Judo), implementation of action plans for various scenarios such as active shooter, out of control employee, terminations, background checks, reading body language just to name a few.