Securing a construction site can help maintain the project schedule and ensure that it is completed on time and within budget.
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During construction, both the staff and the goods are at risk of either robbery or mishap. If these factors prevail in providing any damage to the site, the employer will have to bear the wastage of both time and finance. To avoid such a disastrous experience, one can appoint a professional security team with a foolproof safety protocol. They will safeguard your construction site by providing appropriate safety services and advanced technology they have. Here is a checklist with all the essential points required.
Prioritizing Staff Education...
The labours and the engineers working at the construction sites should be aware of the security protocol up to some extent. This will help them stay calm and handle small security violations. Implementing a signing-in and signing-out procedure will keep an account of authorized visitors/employees.
ENHANCING SECURITY MEASURES WITH METAL DETECTORS
For scanning metal objects ...
Using metal detectors at the entrance is helpful to keep the premises under check, in case of anyone possessing weapons. Also, there should be badges or cards for the staff to ensure safety.
USE OF PROPER LIGHTING
Well-lit premises, less the menaces...
Burglars find the best chance during the dark hours. Keeping the premises lit up with good-quality lights will keep intruders at bay. This lighting will keep those blind spots under control and will help in securing the place more efficiently.
USE SECURITY ALERT SYSTEMS
One step ahead in tech...
Burglars have also upgraded their skills; therefore, one needs to look beyond fundamental security systems to beat these tech-savvy thieves at their own game. CCTV cameras will help to establish a virtual security guard. Various advanced security systems assist in managing a site’s security, e.g., intruder detectors, smoke detectors, etc. It will take a fraction of a second to trace any trespasser within the premises. It also acts as a warning for the thieves.
MAKE STRONG AND TALL BARBED FENCES AND BARRICADES
Site perimeter in Control..
Using barbed fencing will prohibit illegal entries. Placing barricades at entry/exit points will let the security guards check on vehicles entering & exiting the premises. Keeping tabs on the deliveries of raw materials will not only keep a record of stocks on site but also avoid the laundering of dangerous weapons or explosives.
PROVIDE SECURITY CHECK POSTS
Deploying Security personnel...
Making security check posts at crucial spots will keep the area under control. Also provide booths for them to keep their weapons in case of emergencies. Giving lockers will enable the staff to keep their belongings safely. Valuable goods such as raw materials or fuel should be secured and under kept under check constantly.
BE CONNECTED WITH THE POLICE AND OTHER AGENCIES
Last but not the least..
Having your safety team connected with the police, fire brigade, ambulance and security agencies will assist them in case of any emergency. Keeping yourself connected with the neighboring sites will provide collective safety.