Safety Culture – The Universal Industry Standard

Gone are the days when safety was an individual, or department representative who came around to make sure everyone was doing their job to “industry standard”; after all, an industry standard is merely a recommended practice and not a regulation that HAS to be followed. Industry standards are indeed just voluntary agreements in the private […]

Perform Risk / Gap Analysis

Perform Risk / Analysis In conducting the risk assessment of the property exposure, metrics are used. These metrics are a scoreboard. This allows the security professional to make the best possible risk-based solutions by quantitatively exposing areas of vulnerability. Deterrence Methods The goal for deference is to convince potential criminals that a successful crime is […]

Physical Security Assessment Scope

For a crime to occur, three conditions must be in place: Someone who wants to commit a crime A victim (Business) that does not present too many challenges No one to intervene and prevent the crime from occurring To combat crime your options are: Reduce the number of motivated offenders Make crime / offense more […]

Atlas Glinn’s Total Risk Management Services

Atlas Glinn is unique in our ability to provide comprehensive risk management solutions through an integrated approach involving security services, data analysis, special investigation resources and a partnership with our clients. Through cooperative efforts with clients and internal resources, Atlas Glinn is able to reduce client liabilities in a manner previously unavailable in the industry. […]

2020 Best of Katy Hall of Fame

Welcome to the Katy Business Hall of Fame! MAST Solutions is among a very small group of companies that have won the Best of Katy Award for three consecutive years. This distinction has qualified MAST Solutions for the 2020 Katy Business Hall of Fame. To commemorate your inclusion in this elite group an exclusive Hall […]

Premises Liability

PERIMETER ASSESSMENT REPORT (PAR) (PAR) is an effective security evaluation. In Premises – Liability cases, the “existence of a Legal Duty” element is essentially split into four parts: Plaintiff was invitee Defendant exercised control over the premises A dangerous premises condition existed Defendant had actual or constructive knowledge of the dangerous condition A visual inspection […]

Workplace Investigation

There is no shortage of news stories about the fallout that can come from harassment. Even if it takes place outside the workplace, harassment can affect an employer’s reputation and bottom line. When an employee makes a harassment  complaint an investigation is required. Courts have ruled that failure to investigate amounts to discrimination. The law […]

Obtain Statements

How to obtain Statements, from the insured, the claimant and the witnesses. Statement: The statement is not a deposition; however, it does carry the formality, oath, or detail of a deposition. Insured: The adjuster should begin the investigation with a detailed statement from the insured. It is preferable to record the statement. More detail and […]

Liability Investigations

Liability Investigations Surveillance Accident Scene:  Liability Insurance Claims, encompasses many facets and roles: as an investigator, and insurance contract expert, and a person of empathy. Both the adjuster and investigator have an obligation to fulfill the promise made in the policy to defend and indemnify the insured. In doing so, they also protect the assets […]

From my perspective

I was recently reading an article by Dave Kahle that spoke volumes to me. There is a certain power and attractiveness that accrues to those folks who take a stand and publicly express it. That’s called leadership, and the world is full of people looking for a leader. There is something compelling about a person […]