When All Else Fails, Improvise | Crime Scene Tips
But even with great training and a well-stocked crime kit, most of us will eventually end up at a scene where we run into a problem that we can’t easily solve. When you’re in a tough situation, try to find your own tool of the trade.
5 Pitfalls of Pitiful Meetings…and How to Fix Them | Management Tips
If your team members (or you) hear “Meeting at 3:00” and think, Here comes another waste of my time, then it’s time for a meetings overhaul at your organization.
Flammable liquids should be stored in fireproof cabinets. The NFPA provides recommendations in codes 45 and 30 for the quantities of materials that should be stored in labs in and out of these cabinets.
Crime Scene Investigation at a Glance | Crime Scene Tips
This graphic provides a quick review of crime scene basics at a glance.
Do Two Very Important Things Today | Management Tips
It will be nice if you do more than two, but if just two are completed, you'll still be ahead of the game.
When Something Bad Happens: Direct and Indirect Costs | Safety Tips
We believe it pays to protect your workers because of the far-reaching and devastating effects on individuals, family, and co-workers. What will be the fallout and subsequent direct and indirect costs?
Crime Scene Lighting is Key | Crime Scene Tips
CSOs have many options for lighting. Most important, you want the scene as bright as day.
Ten Steps to Long Term Conflict Management | Management Tips
The situation is out of control and you don’t have time to deal with it. So what do you do?
Worker Safety Affects Your Bottom Line | Safety Tips
With the new OSHA administration and potential new legislation, taking the risk of non-compliance could prove very costly and a bad business decision.
Crime-Solving Clues Can Be Found in Fungi | Crime Scene Tips
Recent research has shown how forensic mycology can aid investigators by connecting a victim and suspect, determining a location, helping define cause of death, deducing interval since death, and discovering whether a body has been moved.
Are You a Starter AND a Finisher? | Management Tips
Every manager intends to follow-through, but only those who have structured their time and work to ensure it are consistently successful.
What Type Of Eye Protection Is Best? | Safety Tips
The type of eye protection must match the hazard and there are definitely more appropriate types for certain hazards.
Collecting Touch DNA | Crime Scene Tips
This technique can be used on samples taken from guns, steering wheels, cell phones, glass, plastic, wood, cloth, fabric, etc.
Five Ways to Really Tick Off Your Employees | Management Tips
Most of us know at least one person who will be jumping ship as soon as they can. Employees appear to be getting angrier everyday and their employers keep throwing more wood into the fire.
Learn from Others' Mistakes | Safety Tips
Being “Scared Safer” is the positive effect of hearing an accident story.
Take Your Time at the Crime Scene | Crime Scene Tips
Crime scene investigators should resist the urge to rush the process because someone is asking them how long they will be.
Five Myths About Leadership | Management Tips
John Maxwell—author of the book “The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership”—explains the leadership principle of influence through the five myths about leadership.
Survey Your Crime Scene for Hazards | Safety Tips
By using a common sense approach and following some simple key steps we can avoid the major causes of slips and falls.
Crime Scene 301: Forensic Entomology | Crime Scene Tips
The valuable information available through forensic entomology will go by the wayside if you don’t know what to collect or how to go about collecting it.
What Employers Can Do About Employee Satisfaction | Management Tips
A study by the Society for Human Resource Management found that employees identified these five important factors in job satisfaction.
Proper Fume Hood Operation | Safety Tips
As the operator, a lab worker must know how to adjust fume hood flows for his or her particular need.
Collecting Touch DNA Evidence | Crime Scene Tips
Having the proper supplies on the scene, and the knowledge to use them, is critical to the collection of usable Touch DNA samples.
Ten Things to Make You a Better Manager | Management Tips
These ten tips are short and address the heart of what makes a good manager tick. Putting these into practice will up your management game in no time.
Workplace Ergonomics: Posture is the Key | Safety Tips
By setting up your computer workstation optimally and paying attention to a few key elements of positioning and alignment we can greatly reduce our chance of an ergonomic injury such as carpal tunnel syndrome or repetitive stress injury.
Crime Scene Clean Up | Crime Scene Tips
Understanding what happens after CSOs leave the scene can help you do your job better and also help those who need it most: the victims and the people left behind.