Identification badge with lanyard

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by complexmic, Mar 6, 2012.

  1. romafan

    romafan Senior member

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    Can you substitute the lanyard? :confused: I think I read that :foo: gets his handbraided in Korea - might be just the ticket...
     
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    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    We are supposed to wear them at work and have them visable all of the time. I never do. They tried to crack down on it a while back and were hastling people on their way in and out of the building. That lasted about a week.
     
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    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Foo would never wear or purchase anything made in Korea. Come on. :roma:
     
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    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I think the best person to ask this question to would be member Digmenow as he wears four simultaneously.
     
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    romafan Senior member

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    I have a badge, but it's mostly used for unlocking doors, not identifying me to coworkers or customers. I'm not expected to make it visible, so it lives in my wallet, alongside my RFID bus pass. I use a slim credit card wallet in glazed croc, so that's what I'd recommend as the most stylish approach.
     
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    Same with my company. All employees must wear a badge on a lanyard between their chest and navel. If you open a door into the facility, you're responsible for being sure that everybody who goes through it is in compliance. If you encounter somebody within the facility who is not in compliance, you are responsible for escorting them to the corporate security office. Kroll audits us on both, and if you screw up on the first (let somebody in without a badge) you will be fired; if you screw up the second (pass somebody in the hall without a badge), you get a heap of abuse from corporate security and it will impact your performance review (and bonus / merit increase).

    To the view that it's "security theater", I don't doubt that this is a component of it, but I also can't believe that it has no positive impact.
     
  8. althanis

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    I like the part where one person's anecdotal evidence gets extrapolated to everyone who works everywhere.

    Where I work everyone is also supposed to keep theirs visible at all times. And they do.
     
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    Same here. In my workplace, displaying proper ID is policy. For some of us, that's what we have to do. I've found that a shorter lanyard is better; so the ID card lays at the bottom of my sternum above the stomach. The long ones dangle and slap against my chest when I walk. I use a short lanyard with a retractable reel clipped to the end (so I can use my card to open secure doors). When I leave the building, for lunch or what not, I take it off and put in my pocket. Hope that helps.
     
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    same with us on the highlighted
     
  11. cptjeff

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    I'd love to hear your rant on the TSA sometime.

    But I work in a fairly secure environment, and they're fine with the belt clip under the jacket. My standard online forum line is that I'm working at a low level in a high level of government. I do have to show the badge to the police at a couple of places, but other than that...
     
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  12. Digmenow

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    Three. The fourth would have been the reading glasses.
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    Mine are not adjustable since they are of the "breakaway" variety. They fall where they will and I have no control over them.

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    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    You should use a tie clip to keep them in place. Maybe David Hober could even make you bespoke 6 fold ones?
     
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    On arrival at sf, I was excoriated for black shirts and tie clips.

    I've come full circle. Or have I done a one eighty? I never get these geometry things right.
     
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