What is Non-Lethal Protection, and Why Should You Care?

What is Non-Lethal Protection, and Why Should You Care?

October 05, 2020

Non-lethal protection can be defined this way: Any item manufactured for the purpose of being utilized as a weapon, which when used in the prescribed manner, is not expressly designed to cause death or serious bodily injury. It's a calculated means to deter, intimidate, or stop a threat without deadly force. 

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How to Stay Safe as a Real Estate Agent

How to Stay Safe as a Real Estate Agent

September 29, 2020

Any sound safety plans tell us to avoid scenarios that put us into compromising situations. But the very nature of a realtors’ job requires you to be alone with complete strangers often in private, secluded locations. Such work settings demand that a layer of security be emphasized, not overlooked.

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Three Part Series: 3/3: How Does Reflex Protect® Save Healthcare Organizations Money? Indirect Costs of Employee Retention and Compensation

Three Part Series: 3/3: How Does Reflex Protect® Save Healthcare Organizations Money? Indirect Costs of Employee Retention and Compensation

September 22, 2020

Some financial impact driven by threats of violence is irreparable, unseen, or indirect, yet still affects organizational fiscal health in how it impacts new-hire attraction, employee retention, staff morale, and community standing.

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Three Part Series: 2/3: How Does Reflex Protect® Save Healthcare Organizations Money? Direct Costs of Settlements and Insurance

Three Part Series: 2/3: How Does Reflex Protect® Save Healthcare Organizations Money? Direct Costs of Settlements and Insurance

September 14, 2020

As described in heartbreaking detail in Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Raquel Rutledge recently issued exposé in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the direct cost to a healthcare organization when responding to the death or injury of an employee from violence is often substantial. In addition to payment of workers’ compensation claims, liability claims for failure to provide a safe workplace for employees or even the general public frequently present (at least pre-Covid-19) in a medical facility are..

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Three Part Series: 1/3: Economics of Healthcare Violence Preparedness In The Covid-19 Era

Three Part Series: 1/3: Economics of Healthcare Violence Preparedness In The Covid-19 Era

September 08, 2020

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Raquel Rutledge recently issued a blistering exposé in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on the disturbing failure of healthcare facilities to keep nurses safe at work, especially on the walk to and from their cars at shift change. Her reporting comes on the heels of our most recent blog about the role of new non-lethal active defense solutions specifically made for the unique needs of medical environments.

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Why You Want to Focus on Home Security Solutions

Why You Want to Focus on Home Security Solutions

September 01, 2020

Our home is our sanctuary. During this pandemic, we stay at home to protect ourselves and others from the Covid-19 virus. Our home is the private space where we relax, and the thought of someone being in our house who isn’t invited is horrifying.

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7 Reasons Why You Should Care About Non-Lethal Defense

7 Reasons Why You Should Care About Non-Lethal Defense

August 24, 2020

Believe it or not, you are already hard wired to care about non-lethal defense. We do it naturally when we try and de-escalate a situation by talking calmly to someone who seems upset. We also have a pretty strong flight instinct, where when we feel that something isn’t right, we leave the scene.

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Healthcare Safety Preparedness Post-Covid-19: Protection from Violence and Virus

Healthcare Safety Preparedness Post-Covid-19: Protection from Violence and Virus

August 17, 2020

If the nation has learned anything from the Covid-19 crisis, it’s that advance planning in safety preparedness is vital to our ability to respond to emergencies, whether they’re viral, violent, or otherwise. Healthcare organizations in particular need procedures and sufficient up-to-date equipment to quickly respond to potentially confusing and fluid circumstances.

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What you need to know about non-lethal defense  … and act as your own first responder

What you need to know about non-lethal defense … and act as your own first responder

August 10, 2020

While the current COVID-19 crisis has many Americans staying closer to home, the desire to feel safe and free from being victimized by violence or threats still exists.

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Taking Sides: The Age of Compassionate Control By Joe Anderson

Taking Sides: The Age of Compassionate Control By Joe Anderson

June 22, 2020

In all of my 55 years, having lived in rural Montana, Washington, D.C., Northern and Southern California, and Oxford, England, 2020 stands out as a year of divisiveness and side taking.  It’s been pervasive and loud: red/blue, us/them, safety/economy, black/white, and perceived right/wrong. 

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Team Spotlight: Meet Evan Dean

Team Spotlight: Meet Evan Dean

June 19, 2020

I have always combined my love for sales and a desire to be of service in my work.  This began with sales in banking, for Union Bank in California and then in relationship banking for Capital One Bank in New York.  When I came back to finish school at the University of Montana, I studied business management focusing on entrepreneurship.

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Team Spotlight: Meet Patrick Memoli

Team Spotlight: Meet Patrick Memoli

June 12, 2020

I specialize in bringing personal care and consumer products through Research & Development to commercialization. My chemistry career started in Missoula and I now run an independent consulting laboratory from the MonTEC (Montana Technology Enterprise Center), Montana’s premiere start-up business incubator.

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