There is no way around it, the life of a security guard is tough, and it can be dangerous. Though there are plenty of rewarding aspects of working in the security industry, it’s fair to say it has its risks. Today we are going to discuss our top 5 tips on staying safe and avoiding potentially hazardous situations whilst you are on duty.
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Being a security guard is not an easy job but how do you become a qualified and professional one?
Well, first and foremost, you will need a license from the Security Industry Authority (SIA). Without this license it will be illegal to work in any capacity in the security industry. In order to obtain this license, a training course will need to be completed with a SIA recognised training provider, then once this is passed, you can then apply for the license and pay a fee (which is renewed every 3 years). Then, you should receive your license within a few weeks. Continue reading “How to Become a Security Guard”
CCTV systems are commonly found surrounding banks, schools and supermarkets.
However, they are incredibly beneficial for a business and office environment. Regardless whether you house 100 employees or 20, CCTV systems are imperative.
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When seeking ways to keep a premises secure, there are a variety of options to consider.
Among those options is mobile patrolling, a service that is both popular and effective. Below, we are taking a look at mobile patrols and how they can benefit a business.
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Property maintenance is one of the services we provide which involves the overall upkeep of a facility and its surrounding property.
This could vary from the maintenance of facilities that lease space, such as an apartment complex, rented house, or office building.
It is possible that if the owner of the facility is a company, they will often hire a property manager to maintain one or more of their properties, however, if the owner is an individual, it is possible they may decide to handle all of the responsibilities themselves.
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Keeping a property safe and secure is of the utmost importance, something 3000 Property Services understand.
The visibility of a manned guard outside a premises is enough of a deterrent against any possible threats to a property.
Manned guards sent to a property will be fully-trained and experienced individuals that are dedicated to their jobs – although there may be that possible string of doubt in your mind as to whether your guards are doing their job and not spending their time napping or reading a book.
To ensure this isn’t a recurring issue, 3000 Property Services have a way of making sure our hired guards are constantly engaged and alert in their task, using GuardSafe.
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If your company has expanded recently, it could become targeted by criminals.
Whether it be a criminal’s intention to get their hands on financial records or if they are intending to steal physical property, it is quite beneficial to have manned guarding for you business, for more reasons than just one:
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Manned guarding is an adjustable security measure that can be sculpted to the needs of any business
Manned guarding is a delicate process that requires altering in order to fit the needs of individual companies, with changes being introduced depending on the location and environment of businesses throughout the world.
In order for your security providers to select the most suitable service for you is by truly understanding what their client needs. They need to get an insight into the business, policies and rules, which will all have an effect on how contractors, visitors and employees alike are all treated and protected within the buildings of the company.
All of this preparation will allow the security provider to provide a fantastic service for you. Different businesses need various levels of skills or physical attributes in place to avoid varying levels of danger. This skill match will highlight which officers are best suited for the job, even outlining some areas where training is needed.
So, what exactly can manned guarding provide for your business?
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What exactly is manned guarding?
A term that’s used in the security industry, manned guarding simply means the security guards that most people are familiar with. For example, manned guarding is those of us who give a physical presence to the industry of security, guarding properties and people in terms of criminal damage, assault and entry.
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