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Slide 21


    Title: Hazard Prevention and Control: Engineering Controls (continued)
    Type: Text and Picture Slide
    • Engineering controls remove the hazard from the workplace or create a barrier between the worker and the hazard, i.e., installing physical barriers such as bullet-resistant enclosures
    [Includes photo colloge of various physical barriers such as ticket agent behind glass, ATM, and railway station.]

    Speaker Notes: Several measures can effectively prevent or control hazards at retail establishments. The selection of any measure should be based on the hazards identified in the workplace security analysis.

    Given that late-night retail business are prone to robberies, employers should seek to reduce their risk by improving visibility and surveillance, controlling customers’ access and limiting the availability of cash.

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