Why Hire Trained Security Guards

Sadly, businesses are regularly targets for criminals, with a rise over recent years in business related thefts and vandalism. Physical security is also essential to protect sensitive data which is now often held on computer systems on site. 


To ensure thorough security throughout the establishment, a combination of technology based security systems such as surveillance cameras and physical security such as guards must be used. This means that if a threat is picked up via a camera then the criminal can be apprehended on site quickly. Therefore trained guards can play an influential role in providing maximum protection. Well-trained guards can also assist customers and employees in many ways. 


High sense of security


Professional guards have extensive knowledge on how to deal with emergency situations and how to prevent crime occurrence. This helps ensure a high sense of security to help decrease criminal activity. 


Guards can also provide safety for employees that could be threatened or put in danger from criminal activity. Having a secure environment for staff to work in increases workplace productivity and improves employee morale. For workplaces that deal with high-end products, staff retention is greatly improved.


Improve customer service


Well-trained security staff can help assist customers by helping with directions to departments or products and increase productivity in the workplace. It is also helpful late at night or out of hours to have trained persons on site to help with any issues that may arise and creates a positive environment for clients. 


Handle emergencies efficiently


Trained guards can ensure an efficient and sensible response to any threats or medical emergencies that may occur on site. They are also trained to deal with multiple tasks at a time to resolve issues and keep safety levels high. 


Discourage workplace crime


Having security on site can discourage criminals committing crimes such as theft, vandalism and assault. They are also trained to detect suspicious activity and take action to prevent crimes efficiently. Security can also reduce crime from employees that may be tempted to steal products or money. 


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Here at Alpha Omega Ltd all guards are expertly trained to give your business the highest level of security. Get in touch today to discuss our bespoke services.