The summer can be a time of heightened criminal risks in all regions, including ours. In fact, the D.C. Metro Police recently unveiled a new summer crime fighting plan they hope will help them keep criminal activity under control this year. As a business owner, you can help keep yourself, your customers and your assets safer by taking the following measures.
No matter what kind of weather is on the horizon, it’s always a good time to discuss how to avoid the security hazards of a storm. Here are some stormy weather safety tips from the number one security experts in the Tri-State Area, Security Instrument.
The holidays are in full swing, and maybe you’ve made an effort to create a fun holiday atmosphere at your place of business. This is very common at all types of establishments, from retail storefronts, to restaurants, to medical offices. Decorating for the holidays is a wonderful way to support employee morale and help customers feel welcome this time of year. However, it’s important to take the right precautions when it comes to the risks of holiday fires. The decorations and other mechanisms we use during the season can elevate the risk of a fire starting. With that in mind, here are the measures to take for protecting your business from a holiday fire.
The holiday season is here, and many of us will be making full use of our kitchens. It’s fun to immerse ourselves in cooking and baking this time of year, but it also requires special attention to fire prevention. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) reports that Thanksgiving is the peak day for home cooking fires, with Christmas Day and Christmas Eve coming in at a close second and third. To reduce the risk of a holiday cooking fire happening at your home, consider this important fire and life safety information.
Having life safety devices installed is the responsibility and requirement of every public facility. At Security Instrument, we supply those devices so that public facilities under construction, upgrade or retrofit can get their life safety solutions from a single source. Here’s what public facility managers can expect from our life safety services.
Summer tends to be a more laid back time in the workplace, with employee appreciation days and maybe even a company picnic. If these events take place onsite, it’s the employer’s responsibility to make sure they are carried out responsibly. Here are some tips for smart, safe summer fun at your business.
- How can companies get their facilities in the right shape to reopen?
- Which employees should come back first?
- Is there technology that can help limit building occupancy?
Office security management can be daunting for managers with little experience in this area. If the company promoted you, and you know nothing about security solutions available today or how to protect your office from burglars, then this article is for you. Here is some vital information on office security and a look at older solutions that don’t work.
Many people look forward to Thanksgiving Day and not just for the celebration with friends and family. While the celebration of thanks is great, most people look forward to the turkey, gravy, stuffing, and other delicious dishes. However, Thanksgiving Day is the busiest day of the year for firefighters because there are more than double the number of fire calls on Thanksgiving than any other day. Seventy-seven percent of these calls are cooking-related.
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