SOURCE: AlliedBarton Security Services

AlliedBarton Security Services

March 21, 2013 09:29 ET

AlliedBarton Security Services and HR Plus to Host a Free Workplace Violence Prevention Seminar

CLEVELAND, OH--(Marketwire - Mar 21, 2013) - 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 a free workplace violence prevention seminar. The event will take place on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 6200 Quarry Lane, Independence, OH.

Seminar discussion topics will include:

  • Practical Preparedness
  • The CSO in an ERM World
  • Intimate Partner Violence
  • Workplace Violence and Safety Awareness

"According to studies, one-fourth of employees view their jobs as the number one stressor in their lives, and additionally, three-fourths of employees believe their work has more on-the-job stress than a generation ago," said speaker Brent O'Bryan, SPHR, VP of Learning & Development, AlliedBarton. "This increased stress level can be correlated to workplace violence events. Awareness, training and education are essential to decreasing violent incidents."

"A segment of this seminar will focus on intimate partner violence and its effects on the workplace," said speaker Attorney Pam Paziotopoulos, Senior Vice President, Forest Advisors. "It is imperative to know the warning signs of intimate partner abuse and other valuable information about what can be done to protect employees from often fatal consequences of stalking in the workplace."

"You always have to prepare for the worst," says speaker Officer Jeffrey Stanczyk, City of Cleveland Police Department. "You'll never be surprised if you practice what you plan. Enforcement of your workplace violence prevention plan is very important, but education is the key to ensuring compliance and increasing the safety of your workplace."

Seminar speakers include: Brent O'Bryan, SPHR, Vice President, Learning & Development, AlliedBarton; Tom Catalano, Vice President, Chief Security Officer, Kelly Services; Attorney Pam Paziotopoulos, Senior Vice President, Forest Advisors; and Officer Jeffrey Stanczyk, City of Cleveland Police Department.

Seminar attendees will have a chance to win a Kindle Fire. 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 and occupational health screening, 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

About AlliedBarton Security Services
For more than 50 years AlliedBarton Security Services has provided superior security officer services to protect people, homes and businesses. AlliedBarton tailors security programs to meet clients' needs with committed professionals who enhance clients' brands. The most honored security services provider, AlliedBarton consistently delivers exceptional service which creates a differentiated experience for clients and the people they serve. More than 55,000 employees and 120 offices serve thousands of clients with levels of protection that anticipate needs and build enduring relationships. For more information call 1.866.825.5433 or visit


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