What is included in a Fire Risk Assessment?

Posted by Luke Lewis-Rippington on Feb 23, 2018 1:00:00 PM


If you are responsible for any business premises, warehouse or apartment building, you have a legal obligation to carry out or commission a proper fire risk assessment carried out by a “competent person”. In theory, anyone can undertake a fire risk assessment provided that they follow the relevant guidelines carefully. In practice, however, this course of action is inadvisable unless you have a strong background in buildings maintenance and the premises in question has a limited number of occupants who are not engaged in any complex activities.

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Tags: Warehouse Security

Warehouse Security Buying Guide

Posted by Luke Lewis-Rippington on Feb 7, 2018 1:00:00 PM

In an ideal world, businesses and organisations would be able to store stock, equipment, and other valuable items with minimal security. In reality, we all understand that threats such as organised crime, opportunistic theft, and vandalism mean that any warehouse needs to be protected by an effective security system.

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Tags: Warehouse Security, Security

Employee Theft - How to Prevent Shrinkage

Posted by Luke Lewis-Rippington on Feb 1, 2018 11:22:00 AM

While shrinkage is often viewed as primarily a concern for retail operations, the issue can actually affect almost any business. After all, even businesses which do not hold any stock (for example in the service sector) can suffer due to theft of valuable equipment by staff.

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Tags: CCTV, Security, Warehouse Security

Monitor and analyse CCTV footage using Video Analytics to Improve security, Cut costs, and Enhance your business

Posted by Luke Lewis-Rippington on Jan 25, 2018 11:31:00 AM

 

Modern CCTV systems are capable of recording and storing vast quantities of visual data. In order to utilize this footage effectively, however, it is essential that a reliable system is in place to monitor and analyse it efficiently enough to ensure that any relevant or suspicious events recorded are not overlooked. In almost all cases, the sheer volume of footage recorded means that it is simply not viable for security personnel to achieve this manually.

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Tags: CFS, CCTV

Contact Fire & Security FAQs

Posted by Luke Lewis-Rippington on Jan 9, 2018 1:43:11 PM

 

Fire safety and security tips from Contact Fire & Security

Prospective and existing clients often come to us for advice regarding many different aspects of fire safety and security. While we are always more than happy to help, and welcome any enquiry via phone, email or social media, to save time we've prepared answers to the key questions we most commonly receive. If you do not find the information you're looking for, please don't hesitate to get in touch, either in the comments or via any of the methods mentioned above.

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Tags: CFS, Security, FAQS

What to look for when Installing a CCTV System at your business premises

Posted by Luke Lewis-Rippington on Dec 12, 2017 1:28:45 PM

Whether your business involves storing stock, handling cash, or using valuable equipment, maintaining a high level of security at your premises is vital. Steps you might need to take in order to achieve this can include installing a state of the art alarm system, fitting high security locks, or reinforcing doors and windows.

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Tags: Warehouse Security, CFS