SOURCE: AlliedBarton Security Services

AlliedBarton Security Services

October 04, 2011 11:23 ET

AlliedBarton Security Services, HR Plus, Talon Executive Services and NC4 Present Free Workplace Violence Seminar in Southern California

TORRANCE, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 4, 2011) - 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, in partnership with Talon Executive Services and NC4, will host a free workplace violence prevention seminar from 7 – 11 a.m. (breakfast 7 – 8 a.m.) on Tuesday, October 11, 2011, at the Holiday Inn at 19800 South Vermont Street in Torrance, CA. Tom Donohue, Vice President for AlliedBarton, will provide introductory remarks.

"Workplace violence prevention is a topic that needs to stay at the forefront of discussion at every organization," said Donohue. "By partnering with organizations such as HR Plus, Talon Executive Services and NC4, we can help to educate individuals and companies on how they can better protect themselves, their employees and company assets."

"In today's culture and work environment, it is of the utmost importance that business leaders involve law enforcement, security professionals and the community and share their knowledge and resources in a partnership for workplace violence prevention, and the promotion of a healthy, safe and productive work environment," said Manny Tau, Psy. D., Talon Executive Services. "The tone and practices in a workplace need to be set by the local leaders and not by hostile and predatory employees."

"All employees, not just a few, must have an awareness and education of preventative measures and be able to identify unwelcomed behaviors regarding workplace violence," said Chris Scott, Assistant Security Director, Torrance Memorial Medical Center, and a featured speaker. "Employers have an obligation to ensure all of their employees are provided tools for a workplace free of hazards, and feel safe in their work environment."

"NC4 is pleased to partner with AlliedBarton to bring seminars like this one to the local industry," commented Jim Montagnino, NC4 President and CEO. "Knowledge is the most effective weapon for mitigating risks to the organizations we serve. This seminar will provide attendees with the information and knowledge to help in preventing workplace violence."

Discussion and workshop topics include an overview of problematic, predatory and psychotic behaviors; preparing for the unthinkable -- an active shooter at your facility; and protecting your employees and assets.

Speakers include: Manny Tau, Psy. D., Talon Executive Services; Chris Scott, Assistant Security Director, Torrance Memorial Medical Center; and Ric Ross, National Sales Manager, NC4.

Seminar attendees will receive a complimentary eBook preview of Bill Whitmore's new book, "Potential: Workplace Violence Prevention and Your Organizational Success."

Potential,, 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.

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 though 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. 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 is U.S. Department of Commerce Safe Harbor Certified. 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
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 50,000 employees and 100 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


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