As COVID-19 cases have surged across the U.S., spread of the novel virus pushes awareness for hygiene concerns within manufacturing and distribution
Reopening your facility with confidence may need to include going touchless with your access control system. Minimizing the spread of germs has never been more imperative and now may be the best time to consider upgrading. Traditionally, access control has served facilities and businesses across the nation in ensuring the security of people and assets. Upgrading your access control keys, keypads, and card swipes with innovative touchless solutions will secure your facility with health and safety at the forefront.
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COVID-19 has forced many manufacturing facilities to rethink everything they thought they knew about their physical security systems and measures. In fact, there is no better time to look at your physical security through a new lens than during a crisis, and what you learn can propel the success of your facility.
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At manufacturing facilities, thermal imaging cameras are used for inspecting a countless number of production equipment and components as well as the complete electrical power supply system. Now, they are being implemented to help in disease containment support.
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It’s no secret that moving security processes to the cloud can improve the cost-effectiveness of security. Is the same true of video surveillance? Managed video surveillance is a cloud-based video surveillance solution that typically includes recording, storage, remote viewing, management alerts, cyber security, and end-to-end support. From system monitoring, performance optimization, and problem diagnosis, to remote resolution where possible, it offers a complete solution. Here’s the case for it’s cost-effectiveness.
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All manufacturing facilities across all sectors share some common physical security and safety concerns. Not only is protecting the facility from intrusion, vandalism, sabotage, and industrial espionage high on the list of physical security priorities, so is protecting workers and area residents from harm. However, recent studies shockingly purport that the industrial sector has some of the least mature security practices and policies and lowest quality security infrastructures.
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What to Look for in Successful Physical Security Systems for Manufacturing
Physical security is a key consideration in any manufacturing facility. Solutions such as access control, video surveillance, intrusion detection, and environmental monitoring do much more than safeguard people and intellectual property from outside threats. They also help ensure compliance and mitigate internal threats such as loss of property, damage, improper protocols, and more.
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Fire Prevention In Manufacturing
October is National Fire Prevention Month and a good time to revisit fire safety and prevention in the manufacturing facility environment. Fires lead to hundreds of injuries and deaths each year and lead to billions in property damage and losses.
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Keeping employees, visitors, and other building occupants safe is a top priority for any manufacturing facility. Because of this, regardless of the likelihood of its occurrence in any particular facility, every manufacturing facility should have a plan for preventing and responding to active shooters.
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Manufacturing facilities are diverse in everything from size to processes, so it makes sense that their security needs would also be equally diverse, and often changing. Understanding this can make choosing non-proprietary commercial security system solutions important to the long term success and functionality of the system. Continue reading Proprietary or Nonproprietary Commercial Security Systems in Manufacturing?
No matter your industry you and your employees need the ability to communicate at all times in order to fulfill the many demands of your individual roles as well as to be able to improve safety. Tools such as intercom systems and gate/telephone entry systems add additional ways to communicate both in a daily capacity and in emergency situations adding to increased safety and operational efficiency.
While it may seem easy to rely on text or email for daily communications, there are many situations and applications where it simply isn’t timely or reliable enough. Here are just a few of the many ways intercom systems help improve communications in business.
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