Sometimes, securing a boundary or access points just isn’t enough and surveillance is the key factor in successfully securing your premises. However, the choice between CCTV surveillance with alarm facility or guard services can be considerable, varying not only from company to company, but also in relation to your site. So what are your main options and what should you consider when deciding which is best for your site?
As a business owner, keeping your business premises secure throughout the year is of the utmost importance, and should always be one of your top priorities – not only to avoid the stressful and costly repercussions of crimes, but also to protect your most important asset: your staff.
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.