SOURCE: AlliedBarton Security Services
DALLAS, TX--(Marketwire - Sep 18, 2012) - AlliedBarton Security Services, the industry's premier provider of highly trained security personnel, and HR Plus, a leading provider of comprehensive solutions for employment and background screening, will host POTENTIAL, a free workplace violence prevention seminar. The seminar will be held on Tuesday, September 25, from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., at the Hilton - Dallas Lincoln Centre, 5410 LBJ Freeway, in Dallas. Registration and complimentary buffet breakfast begin at 8:00 a.m., and the speakers will begin at 9:15 a.m.
"Workplace violence awareness and prevention need to be a part of an organization's culture," said Bill Whitmore, CEO and President, AlliedBarton Security Services. "To fully engage employees in preventative measures, senior leadership needs to take an active role and demonstrate that it is the responsibility of every team member, at every level, to help create a safe and secure workplace."
This seminar, which is part of a speaker series on security topics, will cover making workplace violence awareness everyone's job and training for it; recognizing and preventing workplace violence; and stakeholders working together to lower an organization's risk and enhance overall morale.
Seminar attendees will receive a complimentary copy of Whitmore's "Potential: Workplace Violence Prevention and Your Organizational Success." Potential, www.potentialthebook.com, shows how a range of stakeholders -- from CEOs and other senior leaders to building management, human resources, contract security and law enforcement -- can work together to lower an organization's workplace violence risk and enhance its overall morale and performance.
Speakers and panel members include: Bill Whitmore, CEO and President, AlliedBarton Security Services, Sgt. Thomas Sible, Dallas Police Department, Senior Supervisor - SWAT Team, and Jan Langbein, Executive Director, Genesis Women's Shelter.
Media interested in attending this event are encouraged to RSVP to the press contact in this release.
About HR Plus
HR Plus offers comprehensive employment and background screening solutions through a secure and easy-to-navigate web interface that can be customized to meet clients' needs and integrated into most human resources workflows. Core services include background screening, drug testing and fingerprinting. In 2011 and 2012, HR Plus was named to Workforce Management's Hot List of top screening providers, and in 2011, to HRO Today's Baker's Dozen. For more than 40 years, HR Plus has provided thousands of clients with quality background screening solutions. Headquartered in Chicago, HR Plus is a member of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners, Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association, and Substance Abuse Program Administrators Association, and self-certifies adherence to the U.S. Department of Commerce U.S.-EU and U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Framework. A division of AlliedBarton Security Services, HR Plus is supported by the national resources of the largest American-owned and managed security services provider. For more information call 1.800.332.PLUS or visit www.hrplus.com.
About AlliedBarton Security Services
AlliedBarton Security Services is the industry's premier provider of highly trained, responsive security personnel. Client-focused security officers and managers located across the country are supported by national resources developed from over 50 years of security experience. More than 55,000 employees and 120 offices provide security for several thousand clients in many industries, including approximately 200 Fortune 500 companies. As the most honored security officer services company, AlliedBarton leads the industry in award-winning programs. AlliedBarton has been recognized by Training magazine, ASTD, Corporate University Xchange, Leadership Excellence and the American Business Awards, among others. For more information call 1.866.825.5433 or visit www.AlliedBarton.com.