Business Group Releases Resource for Safety & Security

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation has released a free online platform to educate business owners and members of the community on steps to ensure a safe, crime-free work environment.

Published in partnership with Johnson Controls, Inc., Safety and Security Quick Guides are easy-to-use tutorials about how to prevent workplace violence, burglary, and other incidents. The guidance, available at, provides resources and practical steps to help business owners:

  • Understand the top security threats they face.
  • Identify actions owners and employees can take before a crime occurs.
  • Reduce business vulnerability to external threats.
  • Work with employees on fast-response plans when an incident occurs.

Commented Chamber Foundation Senior Vice President Marc DeCoursey, “We understand that the success of a business depends on its safety and resilience, and in turn, how important a role businesses play in promoting health and vitality in their communities.”