Work

  • Don't use stairs alone. Don't enter a stair well to flee an attacker.
  • Be careful of using secluded rest rooms.
  • If you are working late or reporting to work early, try to meet another employee
  • Vary your routine to the bank. Conceal the bank bag.
  • If working late, ask security guards or other employees to assist you to your vehicle.
  • Lock your doors and roll up your windows. If you see someone suspicious report the person to the proper authorities. Don't go to your car.
  • Secure your wallet or purse in a locked desk or closet.
  • Don't leave valuables in plain view in your car.
  • Never leave keys lying about.
  • Never leave cash on your desk or in a top drawer. Place it in an envelope and then in a drawer you can lock.
  • Consider engraving valuables that you bring to work top share with other employees. Avoid bringing valuables to work.
  • Check the ID of strangers who ask for confidential information or want or have gained access to restricted areas.
  • Call police about suspicious vehicles. Be alert in large office buildings.
  • If you work in an office or store after normal working hours make sure the exterior doors are locked. Utilize an alarm if available.
  • Make sure all lights work inside and out. Report broken street lights to the appropriate agency for repairs.
  • Be careful about talking of social or vacation plans around strangers.
  • Know 911.
  • Always let someone know where you'll be going - whether it is coming in late or working late, going to the computer room or out to lunch.
  • Monitor key assignments.
  • Don't write down passwords or safe combinations.
  • Secure petty cash.
  • Make sure company owned equipment is engraved.
  • Make sure critical files are secured.
  • Lunch hours should be staggered to avoid leaving the office vacant.
  • Watch out for each other.
  • Make sure someone always knows where you will be.
  • Make sure copiers are turned off after hours and critical files secured.