Business Security Measures and How to Implement OneAugust 5, 2016
In a previous article, we discussed about how to put business security measures in place.
But, how safe are the assets at your business premises?
Are you giving business premises security a top priority as a business owner?
No matter what type of business you are in, you probably have valuable assets at your business premises. Things that you would want protected against threats.
Therefore, in this post, we’ll be discussing about business premises security threats and measures to put in place against them.
Most Common Business Premises Security Threats
Security threats on your business premises can have negative effects on your business. Below are the most common business premises security threats you need to consider and respond to:
- Vandalism: This is one of the most common premises security threats that occurs when your business properties are damaged such as broken windows, damage to vehicles, etc, without permission.
- Property Theft: Not only can your porperties be vandalized, it can also be robbed by burglars or armed robbers.
- Bomb Threats: With the rise of the best selling news in town known as the Boko Haram story, the sight of bombs can create a catastrophic impact on your business premises.
How to Put Business Premises Security Measures in Place
What are the business premises security measures that must be put in place against the above premises security threats?
Here they are:
Ensure that you have adequate patrol guards in place to perform random patrol around your business premises. This will help act as a deterrent for any opportunist criminals with an attempt to break into your business premises.
Having a dog is one thing. But having a guard dog as an additional premises security measure is mandatory. Because a guard dog is an effective deterrent to trespassers on your business property.
Your business has more than one access points [entrances and emergency exit]. You’ve got to ensure that all access point are secured and controlled. This will help to monitor who is entering your business premises and deter any outside criminals.
Installing security systems such as CCTV, electronic alarms, etc, would help to monitor inside and/or outside your business premises, therefore deterring criminals.
Business premises security should be one of your top priorities.
Because, putting [the above] premises security measures in place is a necessity. And as a business owner, you should ensure that your business premises are properly secured to help protect your business and her assets against threats.
How safe is your business premises?