Some useful guidance on avoiding burglaries on commercial premises
Many commercial businesses suffer from repeat burglaries and it can have a damaging affect on revenue and your business goals. It is essential that if you have had a theft in the past, you need to assess the situation and update your security measures to ensure it doesn’t happen again. Here is a selection of useful burglary prevention tips which you can take into consideration for your commercial premises.
Since 2006 there have been 25 significant accidents / fatalities recorded involving large (generally) automated gates. These fall into two categories, the accident or worse either occurred because the automatic gate had not been installed with the relevant safety features, or, as a result of a mechanical failure, usually involving the gate actually falling on top of the victim.
It’s been six years now since the tragic deaths of two children in separate accidents just weeks apart first brought the issue of automated gate safety to the public’s attention.
Both children were crushed by automated gates sited on housing developments and sadly, these were not isolated cases. Since then, a further 18 accidents have been logged in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland, of which 8 resulted in a fatality.
With the pressures of day-to-day life home security is often overlooked, so National Home Security Month (NHSM) has been designed to create awareness around the importance of home security.
Although National Home Security Month officially takes place in October, it’s important to make home security a key priority at all times.