BUSINESS PROTECTION

 

Protecting your business can be challenging depending on its type, hours of operation, and locationt. Your business may be situated in a building  protection by around the click, onsite security personal and systems, or your business could be located in a "rough neighborhood" that may be more prevalent to break-ins and theft. Or, your business is your home.

 

Regardless of what type of business you operate or where you operate it from, the tips below can help prevent break-ins, theft, and other intrusions.

OPENING THE BUSINESS

 

  • Have two employees together meet and unlock the business.

  • One should stay outside, while the other checks the interior. After clearing, both may enter.

 

CLOSING THE BUSINESS

 

  • Employees should accompany each other to their vehicles-- especially at night. If this is not possible, perhaps a security guard for the shopping center can escort the last employee to his/her car.

 

BANK DEPOSITS

 

Making bank deposits alone can be dangerous.

 

  • Employees making deposits should always go in pairs.

  • If you are alone, vary deposit times and carry the deposit inside a purse or a plain bag.

  • Do not use a bank bag or a bag with a name on it.

  • NEVER make deposits after closing, as this is obvious and could result in a hold-up.

 

TAKING OUT THE TRASH

 

  • Doing this in pairs is much safer, both for the employees and the business.

 

PANIC BUTTONS

 

  • Install panic buttons at the front counter. Make sure there are phones near both front and rear entrances.

 

BUILDING OR PROPERTY ACCESS

 

This enhances personal security.

 

  • Keep secondary exits locked.

  • Limit access to secondary exits by non-employees by having doors alarmed and labeled "EMERGENCY EXIT ONLY", or

  • limit access to the area around the door.

 

RESTROOMS

 

Be in control of access to restrooms, storage areas, etc. This prevents assailants from hiding in waiting and "breakouts."

 

ID BADGES / ACCESS CONTROL

 

They are only as good as the enforcement of the policy.

 

VISIBILITY

 

This increases safety.

 

  • Keep parking and walking areas well lit, and keep the area around the building clear of debris.

  • Stacks of boxes and pallets can be hiding places for assailants.

  • Install mirrors or Closed Circuit TV in rooms with blind corners and in enclosed parking facilities

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