What Fire Prevention and Safety Equipment do I need in my Warehouse?

Posted by Luke Lewis-Rippington on May 1, 2018 10:31:26 AM

Equipping and managing a warehouse in order to deliver optimal fire prevention and safety levels requires a broad approach which employs a varied mix of technologies, strategies, and procedures. These include fire recognition and prevention solutions such as fire alarms/pagers and air sampling equipment, fire risk assessments, and fire suppression technology.

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Tags: Warehouse Security, CFS, Security, Fire Prevention, Risk Assessment, Fire Alarms

How to choose the best Intrusion Alarm System for a Warehouse

Posted by Luke Lewis-Rippington on Apr 20, 2018 9:41:51 AM

Warehouses can be subject to criminal activity. Staff working late at night not only have the standard health and safety concerns that are linked to warehouse operation, but face additional challenges against their own personal safety. Security systems should be at the heart of every health and safety plan, and ensuring all personnel are protected against intruders is paramount.

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The Complete Guide to Warehouse Solutions

Posted by Luke Lewis-Rippington on Apr 12, 2018 10:17:56 AM

The primary purpose of a warehouse is to store products, equipment, or other valuable assets, for this reason it follows that security and fire protection will be a top priority for anyone with responsibility for a site of this kind.

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Tags: Warehouse Security, FAQS

Contact Fire and Security’s Advice for Warehouse Safety

Posted by Luke Lewis-Rippington on Mar 8, 2018 1:00:00 PM

Workforce safety should be the first priority of all employers. This is especially true in a warehouse environment, where hazards such as heavy machinery, industrial racking and step ladders all have the potential to contribute to serious accidents. Safeguarding employees to the greatest extent possible is in everybody's interests.

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Tags: Warehouse Security, Security, CCTV

The Benefits of Integrated Fire Protection and Security Systems

Posted by Luke Lewis-Rippington on Mar 2, 2018 1:55:19 PM

In recent decades, information technology has been one of the key driving forces behind a revolutionary improvement in the capabilities of advanced fire and security systems. As the performance and functionality of individual technology types has improved, so too has their capability to operate in unison with one another. By harnessing this potential for connectivity between devices, the industry has been able to develop a more 'joined up' or 'holistic' approach to building protection which can be summarized by the term 'fire and security integration'.

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Tags: Warehouse Security, Security, CCTV

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 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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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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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: Warehouse Security, Security, CCTV

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