There are two acts that control possession of guns: The Arms Act (1960) and The Firearms (Increased Penalties) Act (1971).  The Arms Act states that applicants need a license for everything relating to guns: from manufacturing, import, export, repairs, to actually having it in their hands. A gun license can only be granted by the Chief Police Officer […]

Emergency Response Plan

The actions taken in the initial minutes of an emergency are critical. A prompt warning to employees to evacuate, shelter or lockdown can save lives. A call for help to public emergency services that provides full and accurate information will help the dispatcher send the right responders and equipment. An employee trained to administer first […]

China Tests Facial Recognition Subway Payments

A Subway operator in Shenzhen, China is testing facial recognition software to pay for entry. At the Futian station, instead of presenting a ticket or scanning a QR bar code on their smartphones, commuters can scan their faces on a tablet-sized screen mounted on the entrance gate and have the fare automatically deducted from their […]