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3 Important Things to Consider When Upgrading Your Commercial Security System

Keeping your construction site or commercial building and property safe is critical, but how can you watch it twenty-four hours a day? Without the right security and surveillance system, your commercial property is vulnerable to vandalism or theft. If your security systems is more than a few years old, you should seriously consider upgrading. The NER (National Equipment […]

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Roles and Responsibilities of an Effective Security Director

Do you work on a construction site, material yard, utility infrastructure site, or a similar kind of environment? If so, it’s easy to assume that the premises will always be secure throughout your workday. However, this level of protectedness doesn’t happen on its own.  Rather, a security director is usually working behind the scenes to make sure that your

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4 Simple Strategies for Dramatically Improved Employee Security Awareness Training

A construction site has hundreds, if not thousands, of moving parts. Each employee has a different idea of worksite security and a different view of the role they play in it. Having hundreds of employees with different ideas of how they play into a safe worksite doesn’t make for a safe site at all. In

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Construction Security 101: Common Mistakes Managers Make

As a construction site manager or a large-scale contractor, you want to impress your clients by going above and beyond. That means completing the project on time, making sure you prevent as many accidents as possible during construction and keeping everyone (and everything) safe in the process. You already know the traditional way to do

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3 All too Common Trade Show Exhibit Storing Mistakes

Trade shows can be a great opportunity to let your business shine in front of new prospects. But without the right storage and security at your exhibit, you could find yourself fumbling for items that don’t have a place, driving away clients with a distracting display, or worse – enabling theft at your exhibit. This

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Rental vs. Custom: Which is More Secure Trade Show Exhibit?

So, You’re Headed To a Trade Show… Heading to a trade show or expo, your goal in event marketing is to make a good impression. How do you do it? Your list probably includes dressing well, being personable, networking, and speaking knowledgeably about your company. And having an effective exhibit.  Your exhibit design is so

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A Comprehensive Guide to High-Rise Construction Security

Construction is one of the world’s riskiest businesses, with high rates of theft, loss, injury, and even death. These risks, unsurprisingly, increase when you’re talking about high-rise construction.  High rises range in type from residential towers, or multi-dwelling units (MDUs), to skyscrapers and everything in between. They are especially challenging to design and build. Geotechnical

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Why You Should Limit the Number of Access Points at Your Construction Site

If you’ve spent any time around a construction site at all, you know they can be difficult to secure. There are many obvious reasons why: The layout and components change often Contractors, consultants, suppliers, and other workers come and go They are often in populated areas Sometimes they are adjacent to or attached to other

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The Rules on the Legal Use of Video Surveillance by State

You’re on candid camera! But what are the video surveillance laws in Arkansas? We affectionately remember the show where innocent victims were pranked and then let it on the secret that they were being secretly recorded the entire time – purely for entertainment purposes. While this might sound like all fun and games, the seriousness

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The Best Business Security Cameras and Video Surveillance of 2019

If you own your own business, you need to have an adequate video surveillance system that will help keep you and your building protected. But with so many business security cameras available today, deciding which option is the best for your office can be quite difficult. The good news is, we can help! By narrowing

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Recording Communications and Surveillance Laws by State

If you have watched an episode on TV with police detectives trying to solve a crime, you know one of their big sources of information comes from those secret or not so secret surveillance cameras. Whether it’s on a street corner or in the aisle of a store, those cameras see and record what happens

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7 Reasons Why You Need Security Cameras and Video Surveillance Systems

In a study on CCTV, it was associated with a 16% reduction in the crime rate. Clearly, security cameras are effective against crime, but they serve more purposes than just crime prevention. Whether your workplace is commercial or industrial, you can benefit from installing security cameras on your property. Here are 7 reasons why you

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5 Best Mobile Security Cameras for Surveillance

Strange as it might seem, the world is getting safer. Indeed, between 1993 and 2018, rates of property and violent crime dropped by 54% and 51% respectively. Interestingly, though, according to the same source, the public feel like the opposite is true: People believe rates of crime to be higher than they actually are. The

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What is Remote Monitored Video Surveillance?

Understanding Video Surveillance System Options Remote video surveillance is a critical component of nearly every industry. Whether you’re using it to optimize your workflow or protect your construction site from theft and vandalism, it’s important to be equipped with the right video technology. First Things First: Remote Video Surveillance Basics What is Remote Video Surveillance?

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4 Types Of Industrial Sites Protected By Mobile Video Surveillance

When and Where to Make the Most of Remote Video Surveillance Trailers for Industrial Sites Industrial Surveillance is Critical Everyone wants to ensure a safe workplace – during work hours and after hours. Some industrial sites pose more challenges than others, such as industrial sites. Industrial work often requires the use of dangerous equipment, the

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Improve Insurance Costs with Intelligent Security Solutions

3 Ways to Reduce Your Business’s Insurance Costs  Running or managing a business always comes with inherent risks and a host of expenses, in particular, insurance costs. Making a good profit requires learning to manage those risks and expenses with the right balance of safeguards and common sense. Improving your business insurance spend is one

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Using Mobile Video Monitoring to Improve Outdoor Event Safety

Why You Can’t Skip Security For Your Outdoor Event Outdoor events are usually fun affairs – large numbers of people gather to enjoy a common interest, whether food, games, art, music or any number of things. But where people gather, so does danger. More than one in five say they have considered canceling their plans

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Detailed Comparison of VSaaS & Mobile Surveillance Units

3 Key Differences Between VSaaS and Remote Surveillance Units From construction sites to office space, surveillance is a critical feature to job site safety. Fortunately, you have options when it comes to surveillance solutions. Today, we’ll get a general overview of the differences between Video Surveillance as a Service (VSaaS), also known as hosted or

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The Future of the Video Surveillance System

What To Expect For The Future Video Surveillance Systems Among the various uses for video surveillance lies the number one benefit of a system that helps people solve crimes. The future of video surveillance continually changes and has surprising uses. Traffic monitoring, industrial processes, and even sporting events- all benefit and use video surveillance in

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Why Your Construction Site Needs A CCTV System

13 Benefits of Using a CCTV System on Your Construction Site You live for the hustle and bustle of the construction site, it is your chosen career, and it can be quite invigorating. However, the very thing that makes your construction site exciting also makes it dangerous. In addition to being a breeding ground for

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Parking Lot Cameras & Security: Everything You Need To Know

How to Choose the Best Parking Lot Cameras The global market for surveillance cameras is expected to grow to about $23 billion by 2025.  This tells you there’ll be a lot to choose from when looking for parking lot cameras.  The importance of surveillance cameras can’t be overstated. The increasing security threats and terrorist attacks

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Advance Your Warehouse Security With These 9 Proven Ways

About 50% of all reported crimes in America remain unsolved. Uh, that’s HUGE. This means that if your business is burglarized, you have a very low chance of recovering your merchandise. For this reason, beefing up the security of warehouses and preventing theft and or damage becomes an order of priority. One way to do

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How Does Trade Show Video Surveillance Work?

Trade show events in the U.S. are multi-billion-dollar events — they made a whopping $13.2 billion in revenues in 2017. That represents a $400 million increase in profits from the year before! And in 2019, almost two-thirds of marketers say they’ll spend even more on live events. This means more valuables — from electronics to

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How Can You Keep Your Propane Cylinder Storage Facility Safe?

Propane cylinder storage facilities are some of the most dangerous workplaces listed by OSHA. The presence of propane tanks and cylinders means if an incident occurs, the entire place could go up in flames. Additionally, these facilities are susceptible to theft. Unscrupulous individuals tend to try and get away with many propane cylinders in a

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Are Security Systems in Impound Lots Necessary?

Have you seen the movie The Usual Suspects? If you remember the criminal mastermind, Verbal Kint, you know how smart criminals can be. Even with high walls and a guard, some thieves might still find a way into your impound lot and steal from your business. You have to know that real-life criminals are getting

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Trade Show Booth Security: How to Prevent Theft from Your Booth

Tradeshows are a mini-vacation for some. It’s a time to get away, network with other people in your industry, make new friends, and promote your business. For other vendors, tradeshows are simply a way of life because it’s the lifeblood of their business. No matter which category you fall into, you must take trade show

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11 Reasons Construction Sites are Using Business Surveillance Systems

Do you own a construction business or in charge or a construction site? Are you happy with the current state of your site? If the answer is no, you might need surveillance to make your job easier. Video surveillance has become a necessity in any business. Up to 78% of all workplaces monitor their employees –

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Keep Your Business Safe: Take These Steps to Protect Your Chemical Storage Facility

Protecting your business from potential theft and other property crimes is important. Besides providing a safer environment for your employees and clients, site security will also reduce crime. This will protect your assets and cut business costs. When your business involves the storage of harmful chemicals, there is no excuse for careless security measures. To

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CCTV vs Security Guards: Which One Is Better for Your Business?

Is your business safe from intruders and burglars? If you stopped for a thought right there, then the correct answer is no. Burglary and property theft shot up from 110.7 victimizations per 1000 households in 2015 to 118.6 in 2016 in the US. That’s an 8% increase in a year! This is the reason the timeless

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The Advantages of Remote Monitored Video Surveillance

Are you trying to increase security for your company? Have you considered monitored video surveillance? If you need to keep an area safe, whether it is at a construction site, at a metal junkyard, or any other kind of property or business, you may want to consider investing in remotely monitored video surveillance. Video security can

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6 Must-Have Tips For Creating Your Job Site Security Plan

Construction machinery manufacturing in the United States is a $32-billion industry. After all, we’re talking about big, heavy, and expensive machinery such as cranes and tractors. Warehousing in the U.S. is even bigger, with its 2017 costs estimated at $148.7 billion. What’s more, spending in this industry continues to grow, as shown by the 3.3%

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Top 10 Reasons Why You Need Surveillance for Your Metal Junk Yard

Once upon a time, it looked like a lot of the junkyards scattered throughout the U.S. were on their way out. Back in the 1980s, in particular, there was an 18-month period when hundreds of junkyards suddenly closed down due to a major downtick in business. But in 2018, scrap yards and, more specifically, metal

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Protect Your Possessions: Top 10 Benefits of GPS to Track Your Heavy Equipment

One wrong turn and you are in the absolute middle of nowhere. No hope.  GPS technology has become a much loved and necessary part of our common life. Most of us can’t even imagine having to use a hard copy map to get us from one place to the next. Even better, that technology is

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10 Types of Technology That Make Construction Sites Safer

There’s no denying that working on a construction site is risky work. In fact, construction is one of the most dangerous occupations there is. In the USA, 21% of all recorded workplace deaths were in the construction industry. Considering the nature of the work, it’s not such a big surprise. There are many factors which contribute to

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The Beginner’s Guide to Using a Thermal Video Camera in Construction

Did you know that thermal imaging has several uses other than detecting people? It’s a way to look for different issues like plumbing blockages and leaks. It’s a huge advancement in technology that’s helping in the field of construction now more than ever. With affordable options like pocket and phone attachments, it can potentially save

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The Ultimate Guide to New Construction Technology

The construction and engineering industry embraces change. After all, it’s what it does! Construction-technology firms raised $10 billion in investment funding from 2011 through early 2017. You can’t dismiss construction technology as “a fad” or a trailer full of fun new toys. Modernizing processes, streamlining the workforce and eliminating inefficiencies have real, practical bottom-line benefits.

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12 Construction Safety Tips You Need to Hear

Did you know 90% of workplace injuries occur because of human error? Sometimes, it’s easy to brush aside the importance of going over some safety tips with new construction workers. Don’t push these to the side. Instead, whenever a new crop of workers begins a project, go over some construction safety tips. Keep reading to

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Why Remote Video Security is a Worthwhile Investment

With workplace crime costing companies $50 billion a year in the US, the need for increased security is essential. Because these crimes are committed just as often by employees as they are by your clients, it’s important to be able to keep an eye on things at all times. Remote security systems allow you to

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How to Prevent Burglaries at Your Construction Site

Construction is essential to the growth of civilization. What we don’t see is with all the expensive equipment that helps build lives, there’s property loss in the form of stolen equipment for construction companies. Unfortunately, approximately 25 percent of that stolen equipment is never gotten back. However, you can prevent equipment theft with construction site

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