Month: June 2018

New Security Guard Technologies And Tips

New Security Guard Technology Tips

Every day there is new technology that is being invented to improve needs and desires of a mankind. There are various security challenges that homes and businesses face on a daily basis, and new security technology can help to assist in their protection.

Improving security, will increase efficiency and the effectiveness of the property.

As we discussed in our previous blog, Security Guarding Tips and Techniques, there are many new techniques in security technology that help to provide a better security guard service. If you missed our previous article, you can find them in our page. In this article, I’m going to discuss about latest Security Technologies and tips.

Technology has enhanced the role of modern Security guard:

  • Increased Professionalism: Today, Security guards receive the same type of training given to the military and police. Hiring a unarmed Security guard cannot be professional. So, having armed security can bring up the liability issues if something happened.
  • Additional training for Counter Terrorism: Security guards undergo special training in many difficult situation. This includes emergency training in dealing with bomb threats, suicide attackers or property loss. Another technology becoming more popular is the tactical CCTV jacket. These jackets can be worn over security guards and provides a control room with live video and footage as the security guards wearing the device traverses a perimeter or the building.
  • Specialized training in Patrolling: Security Guards need to provide home or business with the highest-quality service possible. Random Patrolling with Mobile Security technique helps to track real-time activity, reporting times, GPS geolocation of a security guard.

I know this technology will not only help our security guards to become more efficient but also give our clients a better peace of mind that their property is protected as best as possible.

Also, make it clear you are only providing security services for your clients and their employees and are not responsible for their customers or anyone else who comes onto the client’s premises. Are you in need of a professional security force to handle your security needs? Contact us and speak to a representative today.

Security Guards Tips And Techniques

Security Guard Tips

Security is very important today. Usually, we are surrounded by a lot of risks. Security guards play an important role in providing security. We all know the duties and the responsibilities of a security guard.

Security Guard Tips

In this post, you will learn some tips and techniques to improve your security guard service.

  1. Supervision for security guards:

Supervising security guards is one of the most important components of ensuring good service. If there is no supervision for your security guards, then guards will be inadequately trained and unmotivated. So, before signing a contract with a security guard company, carry out guard supervision. Supervision may be provided in several forms including:

  • Random spot checks using field officers
  • Security Guard check-Ins
  • Guard tour tracking systems
  1. Arm guards with the security equipment:

To improve the security guard service, provide necessary training to the security guards with security equipment. The Security Training, should be assessed for things such as:

  • How to handle dangerous situation?
  • When to wear a body armor?
  • How to behavior in the event crowds?

Security training will make you trust your clients by providing:

  • Law and regulations
  • Physical training
  • Professional knowledge on fire fighting, fire safety and use of security gadgets etc
  • Self-defense training
  • Practical training on patrolling procedures
  • Traffic management
  • First aid methods and emergency procedures training
  • Communicating and record keeping
  1. Verifying Security Guards Qualifications:

Verify that the security guards of your company are professional and well trained.  Additionally, you should conduct an interview for security guards before placing them in the client location. This initial interview is a good way of finding out what you can expect from the security guards.

  1. Perform regular Inspections to improve security services:

Performing regular inspections can know the duties of the security guards to ensure they understand their jobs.

  1. Meet regularly with your Field Officers:

The easiest way to improve your security is to meet regularly with your field officer. These meetings can be formal or informal and even be conducted by phone.  The purpose of these meeting should be to provide the feedback about guard performance.

Even a trained Security guard may sometimes face difficult situation, So, In this post, We are providing some of the tips for Security guards to perform in the dangerous situation.

  • Plan Properly: If you face a tough challenge, as a security guard you need to know how to handle situation. So, plan ahead: get to know your environment, avoid faulty equipment.
  • Introduce “Mobile Security Guard” scheme: Smartphone is a trend. Use some Mobile security applications, to communicate and manage the staff by the means of mobile technology.
  • Make sure that security equipment are working: Get knowledge on the importance of using safe, reliable equipment. Make sure all the items you need to support you are present: CCTV cameras, fire alarms, working phones etc.

 

There are probably more security guard tips, but I would like to hear some of yours.  So, tell us what tips are you giving to the security guards to improve security service?  Please feel free to leave your security guard tips below.

House Keeping Tips and Home Cleaning Techniques

House Keeping Tips

To some people, the word “Housekeeping” means cleaning and mopping of floors and surfaces, dusting, removing dirt, and arranging things etc. But in general, it means much more for safeguarding environment. Housekeeping plays very crucial to clean public places. The cleaning practices in factories, warehouses and manufacturing plants which has combustible dust and other hazardous materials is very crucial. Here are some of tips and techniques for effective housekeeping.

Follow these simple techniques to keep your place neat, clean, and enjoyable to live in!

Clean Properly:

Many people focus on the floors and hard surfaces, but skip the sofas and upholstery. So, create a cleaning plan.

  • Cleaning a room might be the top priority. So Firstly, dust tube lights, ceiling fans and bulbs.
  • Open windows while cleaning the room. Because, it provides ventilation to your room especially when you’re working with chemicals. Also, it’s good for the environment
  • Use mattress protectors to protect your beds. Those not only keeps mattresses clean, but also can extend the life of the mattress.

Clean Room-by-Room:

Poor cleaning results smudges on the refrigerator, handprints on the walls, cobwebs, dirty floors, windows and dirt on the carpet. So,

  • Use a strategy: Bathrooms and Kitchens could be done on one day.
  • Always keep used pans and dishes in the sink with hot water and detergent to soak and wash easily.
  • Always start cleaning high areas and spots first, and work your way down.

Deep Cleaning:

This work is the most thorough and may take a few days, so plan your home in sections.

  • Clean ceiling fan blades, exhaust fans, air conditioners, stove, cobwebs all around the house and in every corner.
  • Clean the floors and windows in the bathroom, and clean the entire shower stall.
  • Clean windows and window frames.
  • Clean carpets. 

Tips to clean deeply:

  • Make your own furniture polish by mixing one teaspoon lemon oil with two cups mineral oil.
  • Remove water rings on wood furniture by rubbing petroleum jelly thoroughly into the spot.

Kitchen cleaning:

Poor housekeeping in kitchen can frequently increases the risks of many kinds of health hazards. So, cleaning kitchen is very important. To keep kitchen clean, use sponge, scrubber for stuck-on food.

Tips to clean Kitchen and utensils:

  1. Firstly, scrape the food off the dishes into the trash and soak the dishes in the hot and soapy water before washing.
  2. Put away ingredients and kitchen supplies into refrigerator.
  3. Dispose of old leftovers from the refrigerator, and clean the refrigerator, and sweep behind it.
  4. Clear and clean the stove top, and wipe down the front of the stove.
  5. Pick up all dust and garbage that belong in other rooms and place them in a box.

Bathroom cleaning:

Unclean bathroom cause various illness. The following are some of the techniques to clean bathrooms.

  1. Wipe down the mirror using glass cleaner or vinegar with water.
  2. Scrub the tub ring and clean the shower stall.
  3. Wash the floor with cleaning agent solution and use naphthalene balls to keep washroom/bathroom fresh.
  4. Sweep and mop the washroom floors.

Bathroom Cleaning Tips:

  • Wipe bathroom fixtures with rubbing alcohol.
  • To keep mirrors clean, use some cleaning liquids like Colin to make shiny glass.
  • Scrub out the toilet with toilet cleaner and a brush. To keep bathroom clean, Pour a cup of white vinegar into the toilet, then swish with the toilet brush.

So start making your cleaning plan and get into a routine. By following these techniques, you’ll be done with effective housekeeping. Also if you need more information on Housekeeping, then have a look on our previous post “Housekeeping Services”.