The loss of a fellow REALTOR® in Arkansas triggered industry-wide, re-examination of safety in our work place. The only good that can come out of this terrible tragedy is if we take individual action to protect ourselves. Recent legal action warns owners/brokers/managers that companies may be responsible for training agents and having a plan for safety.
Here’s an article on the foundation for REALTOR® safety that was established in her name.
We deal everyday with strangers, vacant homes and situations in which a perpetrator could take advantage and cause harm or death. We must take the necessary precautions to prevent these events or minimize their effects. This video addresses the key elements of a good safety plan divided into three key areas of a business meeting: Before–how to prepare before you’re faced with danger, During–how to increase your awareness during normal business encounters, and After–what actions to take when an attack actually happens.
October 30, 2017: article from Inman:
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