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How to make your business safe

Added by: SMR Locksmiths Ltd, on: 29th September 2022

Securing your workplace very much depends on the nature of your business. High-security door locks upgraded to British standards are always a must, but you may need more than that.

Depending on what you’ve got to protect: documents, stock, assets, furniture, or electronic equipment, your business may need anything from file cabinet locks to access control and smart security systems.

Access control systems

When it comes to your employees, appropriate security measures not only give them the feeling of safety but may help to create a more employee-friendly and better-organized working environment.

Access control systems are designed to electronically control who gets in and out of a designated area. They include the tag, tag reader, access control panel, and a lock. The tag is a convenient replacement for a key. It may come in a form of a keycard or a key fob; however, these can get lost, similarly to the key.

If you wish to make the experience even smoother for your employees, you can go for smartphone-operated access to let them get in with their phones.

Deter a thief

Most businesses will certainly benefit from surveillance cameras.

They allow you to constantly keep an eye on your premises and their surroundings, but are also an effective deterrent to potential thieves and – when it comes to the worst and burglars get on your property – may provide clear evidence material for the police.

Security cameras are best to be installed not only at the main entry points but also around and inside the building. If you combine them with alarms and appropriate security lights, thieves are unlikely to try their chances.

Additionally, you may invest in panic bar systems which make it possible to quickly summon help in case there is a break-in. These are particularly useful in workplaces where significant amounts of cash are stored.

Be prepared

Not everybody knows that good local locksmiths offer both residential and commercial services.

If you are looking for detection systems, sturdy locks, cameras, alarms, lighting, emergency panic bars, access control systems or integrated security measures for your business, get in touch with a professional locksmith.

First, contact a local locksmith for a security assessment and a free estimate. Remember to choose a trained professional, with a DBS check and preferably with a Master Locksmiths Association logo, who will give you a warranty on services and products. Then, have your security measures installed, depending on the individual needs of your workplace, and keep the contact details of your locksmith to give them a call whenever you need a fix or replacement. Some of the commercial locksmith services work 24/7 to help you in emergencies.

Quick response local locksmith call us now on:

020 8819 1457

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