Everyone deserves to feel safe at work. No one can argue with that. But how can you ensure that? Depending on your workplace, the level of security might vary based on unique circumstances and needs.
Yet, there are some universal security practices you can implement into your workplace. By putting these security practices into play, you can create a solid foundation for safety at your workplace that sets a precedent for everyone to model after.
Not sure how you can implement security measures for your workplace?
Here are a few suggestions that can help you get started in implementing strategies to effectively improve workplace security.
Employee Security Training
Before you implement any form of security measures, we highly recommend training employees on security practices to use in the workplace. This can naturally vary from industry to industry.
For office jobs, it means making sure to correctly secure or dispose of documents containing confidential information. In addition, letting employees know what the guidelines are for sharing intellectual property from the company.
For more robust industries like oil and gas, their means of security would lean more into workplace safety primarily. Industries like them would require more assistance with security as the needs of their work are constantly shifting. Many benefit from fixed surveillance cameras, sensor technology, and mobile surveillance.
But the fundamental idea is this: to make sure security measures are known to employees to help ensure safety for everyone in the workplace. When everyone is on the same page when it comes to security measures, employees can effectively tackle situations if any security measures are breached for whatever reason.
Ever have someone stroll into your workplace unwittingly? In those cases, it’s usually a random passerby that got lost looking for a certain place. It’s a generally harmless happenstance that occurs once in a while. However, not everyone should be able to easily and randomly come to your workplace. When anyone can just walk into your workplace, it can be open to potential issues like outside harassment.
By utilizing an access control system, you ensure workplace safety by only giving access to those in the workplace and keeping out unauthorized visitors. In addition, having an access control system can help reduce theft from occuring by being able to track who had access last.
Beyond security measures, there are benefits to having an access control system. First, it’s actually a cost effective way of maintaining security at your workplace. Also, for employees, it gives them more freedom to work when they need to.
At Zedcor Security, we provide you with peace of mind with our business security systems and security guard services. As a mobile security company, we use a surveillance command center that offers 24/7/365 alert response and monitoring and two-way voice communications with remote sites, all managed by surveillance officers with law enforcement experience. Keep your property and your people safe by reaching out to the leading Calgary mobile security company. Contact Zedcor at firstname.lastname@example.org or (403) 460-6216.