Much of the success you experience when working as a security guard for a company like A P I Security depends on your ability to communicate with members of the public. Given that you'll often be talking with people when they're upset — perhaps they've been assaulted in an area that you patrol or perhaps you've detained them — it's important that you keep the situation under control. To this end, you shouldn't shy away from giving clear verbal commands to people who are behaving in a manner that isn't conducive to calming down the situation, or that may even be threatening to you.
24 February 2017
If you own any kind of office or store that is easily accessible to foot traffic, you likely take some steps to securely lock down the building every evening before you leave. You likely also have an alarm system installed that will inform you or the police if someone does try to break in. But today, more and more businesses are opting to install an alarm attached to a video verification system.
17 February 2017
Safely protecting your family possessions requires planning, a little cunning, and some careful thought. Whether you have family heirlooms, precious gems, or firearms in the house, you need to consider these tips about how to make security a top priority and keep your valuables safe. Don't Advertise The fewer people who know about the valuables in your home, the safer your valuables are. To ensure the best security, don't advertise that you keep valuables inside your house.
16 February 2017
If you have a business where you haul tools around in the back of a truck or a trailer, than you need to make sure you are protecting the items that you have in your truck the best that you can. There are a lot of different things that you can do to help keep the tools and other items safe without having to take everything out of the vehicle at night.
13 February 2017
Locksmiths do a solid job of installing high-grade security locking systems on doors and windows. Industrial strength door knobs with connecting locks are not exactly easy for a burglar or home invader to breach. As good as the locks are, the door itself may present security lapses. Even a very solid door presents potential risks. While a good door may be difficult for an intruder to break down, the door won't stop bullets.
10 February 2017
When you run a business, one of the most frustrating ways to lose money is by paying workers comp for an employee who is scamming the system. Whether the employee was originally injured but is now exaggerating his or her claims or was never injured to begin with, long-term leave is costly because it forces you to pay the employee while also hiring someone on a replacement basis. On your own, it can be difficult to determine if an employee on leave is abusing the system, but hiring someone to investigate, such as Investatec Systems Ltd.
8 February 2017
Being in an abusive relationship can be devastating. If your boyfriend has recently abused you, it is important to do what you need to do to protect yourself to ensure that you are not abused again in the future. Use the following guide to learn what steps to take to ensure that you are as safe as possible at all times when you are trying to get away from an abusive boyfriend.
7 February 2017
With over 543,000 new small businesses starting up every month, many of them will encounter fierce competition with online businesses. Online businesses do not have the overhead that brick and mortar businesses do. This allows them to profit more off their earnings since they do not have to pay for a building. Many of the small businesses that start up will not make it and have to close up shop. For the ones that do make it, they have to ensure they are supplying their customers with quality service.
26 May 2016
Not everyone can invest in high-end security equipment. A homeowner with limited funds might only be able to afford a magnetic door alarm. This type of device is, essentially, a modified smoke alarm that goes off when a door or window is opened and a magnetic trigger is separated from the casing. While not the perfect security device, the alarm is better than nothing and could prove effective despite some limitations.
20 January 2015