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?
Staff at educational facilities need the ability to communicate at all times in order to fulfill the many demands of their critical roles. Tools such as intercom systems and gate/telephone entry systems add additional ways to communicate both in a daily capacity and in an emergency situation adding to increased safety and operational efficiency.
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Schools today have critical security needs and often, limited budgets. Physical security measures can prevent things like unauthorized entry, vandalism, bullying, violence, and more. Fortunately, educational security needs can be met with both low and high-tech solutions.
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In our technology-driven world, cybersecurity gets a lot of attention from nearly every company in every industry. Of course, cybersecurity is important, but that should not replace or overshadow our concern regarding physical security. Whether you are in transportation, logistics, healthcare, utilities or any other industry, you have many physical security concerns. Physical security plays an important role in protecting personnel, important data, confidential information, products, and other company assets.
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If you have been putting off disaster preparedness, now is the time to swing into action. According to research conducted by the University of Colorado in Boulder, things like flood and fire preparations and prevention can save lives and money– as much as $11 for every $1 initially invested according to the report.
Natural hazard mitigation saves. In Security Magazine, Keith Porter, a research professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering said. “Mitigation can be a costly decision, but this study should help people to make a more informed choice about how to save their property and their wellbeing.”
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Commercial facilities have a lot of specific concerns to consider when it comes to physical security. To attain the most effective security, it is important to understand those concerns as well as the technologies to address them.
Here are a few fast facts to help you boost your commercial facility physical security IQ.
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Today, educational facilities of all types have made physical security a top priority. However, for physical security to be effective, there needs to be a culture of physical security awareness that is embraced by staff and students alike.
Admittedly, physical security technologies are advancing rapidly and it is near impossible to keep up unless you are in the industry. When it concerns safety, though, the more you know the better.
Here are some important facts to help you increase your physical security awareness, and campus safety.
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