PBN Executive Poll

Security precautions in the workplace

Posted 7/30/12

At your office, which security measures are in place?

• Alarm system – 84.4%

• Restricted-access areas – 46.9%

• Surveillance cameras – 46.9%

• Security personnel – 25%

• Identification badges – 21.9%

How carefully do you keep track of keys to the office?

• Very carefully, keys are only issued to certain employees and are always collected during exit interviews – 55.9%

• Carefully, we try to make sure they are returned as employees depart – 41.2%

• Somewhat carefully, there are probably a few unauthorized copies floating around – 2.9%

Besides collecting resumes and holding interviews, what additional steps do you take before bringing new employees on board?

• Check references – 97.1%

• Have them fill out an application – 76.5%

• Call former employers – 76.5%

• Perform a background check – 47.1%

• Administer a drug test – 14.7%

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