Category: Alarms

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…)

3 Reasons Why You Need to Upgrade your Home Security System

Nov 02, 2019

When was the last time you upgraded your home security system? Technology is advancing at warp speed, and what was the best buy a few years back is likely to have been overtaken with newer alternatives boasting more advanced features. With this in mind, here are our three top reasons why you should be thinking about upgrading your home security system. (more…)

The Top 7 Deterrents for Burglars

Sep 10, 2019

As the saying goes, prevention is better than cure. When it comes to home security, if you can find a way to deter an intruder or thief, then you won’t have to deal with the fallout from an attempted break-in, which can be time consuming and costly. With this in mind, we’re taking a look at seven of the top deterrents for burglars, some of them reported by ex-convicts themselves. (more…)

Panic Buttons: The Future is Smart

Dec 09, 2018

Panic buttons have for many years been widely used for a range of security risks across a variety of industries. From protecting lone and vulnerable workers to acting as vital elements of a dynamic lockdown procedure, these buttons are designed to summon instant help in emergency situations. They can literally prevent a minor incident turning into a serious one.

Traditionally, panic buttons are fixed devices linked either to monitoring stations or the emergency services. But, since the advent of smart security, the functionality, flexibility and mobility of panic buttons has become much enhanced. Now these buttons are packed with flexible features capable of protecting anyone under threat of violence or intimidation, wherever they may be, using the fastest and most effective methods. Let’s take a look at what today’s smart panic buttons have to offer. (more…)

Keeping Business Premises Secure During Shutdown

Nov 15, 2018

During evenings, weekends and seasonal closure, in other words when they are unoccupied, business premises are at a heightened risk of crime. Even the smallest of premises can be home to several thousands of pounds worth of goods and equipment, as well as confidential data.

Security measures for business premises should follow four main aims. The first is to make it more difficult for a crime to be committed; the second is to increase the risk of a criminal being caught; the third is to reduce the incentive to commit a crime, and the last is to cut any potential reward for the criminal. How to achieve these aims and prevent thieves from targeting business premises during periods of closure? Let’s take a look. (more…)

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