Archive: August 2014

Security Measures to Protect Lone Workers and Other Vulnerable Staff

Aug 22, 2014

As an employer you have a duty under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 to ensure the safety of your personnel. And of course you’ll naturally want to make sure anyone working on your premises is doing so in a safe and secure environment.

According to the British Security Industry Association (BSIA), more than 6 million people in the UK work either in isolation or without direct supervision, and many of these are in locations or situations that can put them at potential risk.  (more…)

Your Valuables: Is Your Hiding Place Really as SAFE as you Think?

Aug 15, 2014

Research conducted by Confused.com in 2013 revealed that despite the fact homeowners in Britain estimate their home contents to be worth £38,000 on average, they are still using obvious places to hide their valuables.

Things like jewellery, official papers, cash, etc. are, according to the survey, being stashed in sock drawers, under the bed, in the top of the wardrobe, under the bedside table and under the sink. And according to the Crime Prevention Website, it doesn’t end there. Behind books on the bookshelf, in the fridge, in the shed and in the back of the drinks cabinet are more favourite hiding places.  (more…)

#Construction sites face numerous threats that need to be addressed with relevant security measures… https://t.co/QaoBi8jTTF
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