If you want to know more about how to secure your commercial property then it’s important to understand what you already have in place and how you could improve upon various aspects. It should mean that, by doing a thorough check of what you already have then you will have a much clearer, specific idea of what you need; Here are some of the things that you’ll want to check before making any decisions;
Determine your degree of risk
Do you have a lot of valuable equipment or stock? If you are operating a warehouse or a factory, then you could be more at risk than something like an office with stricter GRC rules. Do you work with money or keep a lot of cash on the premises? Is your business located in a high-risk area?
Do you know what your insurance company expects of you?
Some Insurance companies will expect you to have certain things in place as standard, for example, they may specify that you need to have a particular type of building security company (celled บริษัทรักษาความปลอดภัยอาคาร in Thai) employed to protect your premises should you ever need to make a claim. They may expect you to have a certain type of alarm or specified, locks already installed and that, they are serviced on a scheduled basis. It’s always worth checking your policy just in case it has been updated since you first signed up.
Do you require CCTV?
Do you know if you need to have CCTV installed? If you already have a CCTV company watching over your property, then, how sure are you that they are up to date with all the latest regulations? Guidelines and government requirements can mean that you must have a certain level of CCTV protection based upon the industry you are in.
Are there any areas of your property that CCTV cannot reach?
If you do have CCTV in place, are you sure that there aren’t any ‘black out’ areas where the CCTV is unable to reach or survey? If you don’t know, then you will want to check it out as soon as possible, the last thing you want is for somebody else to know about any chinks in your properties CCTV armour but you do not.
Are your doors and windows secure enough?
Some companies provide specialist shutters or grilles which can not only be used as a deterrent, but will also be extremely difficult for anybody to penetrate should they try and break in, the great thing with some grilles is that they can stay in place permanently, designed to allow natural light in leaving you less to think about.