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Loss Prevention & Risk Management Newsletter

publication date: May 31, 2012
author/source: HospitalityLawyer.com

HospitalityLawyer.com - worldwide provider of legal, safety, and security solutionsLoss Prevention & Risk Management Newsletter


April 2012 . Volume V, Issue 2

In this edition:

Risk Management Steps for Preserving Data Security
by Joshua Gold, Anderson Kill & Olick, P.C.

Whether a business keeps data in its immediate possession or transfers it to "the cloud", the threat of hacking is ever-present. Even in the absence of a hacking incident, improper disclosures of sensitive business data are common. Read the complete article here...

How to Handle a Death at your Hotel
by Jesse Denton and Diana S. Barber, J.D., CHE
The recent death of Whitney Houston brought to mind one of the less pleasant aspects of life in the hospitality industry; people die in hotel rooms around the world on a daily basis. Deaths in hotels are usually not news worthy as it is more typically a business traveler who dies of a heart attack or similar medical condition in the hotel room bed or bathroom. The only time one usually hears about a death in a hotel is when the media learns of a celebrity's death. Read the complete article here..

2013 Hospitality Law Conference News

The Eleventh Annual 2013 Hospitality Law Conference is scheduled for February 11-13, in Houston, Texas. If you are interested in presenting at the conference, please download the “Invitation to Submit a Presentation Proposal” and submit to Carla Fiorito by April 1.

The Annual Hospitality Law Conference is the leading conference dedicated to hotel and restaurant legal, safety, and security issues.

Industry Resources

HospitalityLawyer.com Safety & Security Library

Visit the Safety & Security Library for articles on hotel safety, fire protection, hotel security, crisis management or disaster preparedness, mitigation and recovery, crisis communications management, insurance, violence in the workplace, the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA), the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) initiatives, and those requirements under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) that directly affect hotels and restaurants.

Fire Protection Management Tips

The U.S. Fire Administration publishes Coffee Break Training Bulletins, providing technical training and administrative tips. Below are links to the archived Bulletins:

CPSC Recalls

CPSC is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death from thousands of types of consumer products. You can find information on over 5,000 product recalls and recall alerts using the various searches on this page.



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