Barry Bros Blog

Workplace Security Drills – a Useful Checklist

Mar 12, 2020

All workplaces need to plan for emergencies such as fires, floods, terrorist threats, serious injuries and violent attack, as well as other incidents more specific to particular types of working environment, such as chemical spills and radioactivity release. With a plan in place and regular drills carried out, everyone will know how to react should the need arise. This may help to ease the situation and reduce the impact of the consequences. (more…)

A Buyer’s Guide to Front Door Entry Systems

Mar 05, 2020

Your front door is your first line of defence when it comes to home security. We’ve provided guidance in the past on making your door the best form of defence, but there’s something that can really boost up safety within your home by creating a barrier between you and whoever is outside, and that is a front door entry system. (more…)

Do Staff Sabotage and Employee Theft Feature in your Security Strategy?

Feb 14, 2020

“My staff would never steal from me”; “I trust my employees, they’d never want to ruin my business”. Words uttered by many an employer the world over; many an employer who has gone on to regret not taking steps to consider staff sabotage and employee theft when planning their security strategies. (more…)

The Importance of Safe Maintenance and Servicing

Feb 07, 2020

As security experts we talk a lot about the importance and benefits of using a safe, and how it is essential to choose the appropriate safe specification to suit your individual needs and any insurer demands. We’ve also stressed the importance of securing your safe in place. Something else that all users should consider are the consequences of not keeping their safes regularly serviced and well maintained. (more…)

What is a Monitored Alarm, and how do Alarm Receiving Centres Work?

Jan 09, 2020

An alarm receiving centre (ARC) is a highly secure monitoring station, manned round the clock by trained experts, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

ARC teams are trained to monitor intruder alarms, fire alarms, panic alarms, vulnerable people monitoring systems and CCTV. As soon as an activation signal is sent to a specialist monitoring centre, of which there are numerous around the UK, the monitoring team instigates the relevant response. (more…)

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