Category: Physical security

Equality in Security: How to Stay Compliant

Mar 14, 2018

The Equality Act 2010 makes it illegal for employers and premises owners to discriminate against workers and visitors because of a disability. Aside from various other areas, the Act provides that employers and premises owners must make ‘reasonable adjustments’ to avoid placing a person with a disability at a disadvantage.

In this post we are going to take a look at how the Equality Act applies in terms of security measures. (more…)

How Safe is your Safe? The Importance of Fixing your Safe in Place.

Mar 08, 2018

A common question asked of security professionals is, how long does it take to crack a safe? The answer? As long as it takes. Given time, thieves will find a way into a safe. The solution? Don’t give them the time. In other words, don’t allow the opportunity for a thief to take a safe away. (more…)

Five Things that Make a Home Attractive to Thieves

Feb 14, 2018

According to research undertaken by Asda Money, it is not during the night that homes are more likely to be broken into. In fact, the majority of domestic burglaries occur between the hours of 6am and 12pm, with tech – in particular the iPad – the most common items targeted.

Perhaps the most alarming thing revealed by the research though has to be that a large number of break-ins are down to forgetfulness, with unlocked doors proving to be the most popular point of access. (more…)

Security Risks – and Solutions – for Construction Sites

Feb 07, 2018

Construction sites with their high value plant and materials tend to prove prime targets for thieves, particularly when they are not adequately secured. Security can, however, present something of a challenge because the construction site environment is continuously evolving and growing in value as the project builds, as well as being open to a plethora of different personnel.

Construction sites face numerous threats that need to be addressed with relevant security measures. Aside from threats to assets, there is also the risk of operations being thwarted and the issue of threat to life. (more…)

Three Ways to Added Sliding Door Security

Jan 16, 2018

Despite the move towards bi-fold doors, traditional sliding doors are still maintaining popularity. If you are seeking ways to reinforce the security of your sliding doors in addition to standard locks, the following helpful tips should prove useful. (more…)

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