Keeping Your Small Business Safe: Tips & Tricks

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Property crime is something on every business owner’s mind. According to Insureon, an insurance agency in Chicago, almost nine percent of businesses were victims of a burglary in 2016. Even if a business carries insurance, the out-of-pocket cost can reach thousands of dollars for lost inventory, property damage and business interruptions. The best approach for companies is being proactive by utilizing security…

Different Types of Safes for Businesses

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Strong locks are not enough to keep your business secure. Adding a safe will provide additional protection for your business, but not all safes are the same. Before spending any of your money on a new one, make sure you are getting the safe which makes the most sense in your situation. A Short Guide to Different Types of Safes…

5 Ways to Protect Your Business from Burglary

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Burglaries occur at close to nine percent of small businesses in the U.S. each year. A burglar doesn’t only take a company’s property — they steal a business owner’s time and confidence. But companies don’t have to sit around hoping they are not the next target; there are things they can do now to lower the chance of becoming another crime statistic. 

What is an Egress Door?

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An egress door is designed to allow an easy escape from a building in the case of an emergency or during an evacuation. But, the term egress door does not apply to only the door at the exit. All doors along the path of egress are also considered egress doors and must meet the same…

Parking Lot Safety Tips Your Business Should Follow

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Making a good impression with customers begins in the parking lot. Ensuring they are safe from the moment they drive into the lot goes a long way in establishing a good relationship and building a positive image for your business. But clients aren’t the only ones who use the parking lot. Employees, sales reps, and other business contacts use…

Keep Your Office Safe During the Holidays

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If you’re like most people, you look forward to taking time off work to spend time with friends and family when the holiday season rolls around. The problem is that thieves and burglars don’t take breaks – in fact, they step up their criminal activity when businesses and offices are closed. With the holidays right…

10 Items You Should Keep in Your Safe

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How would you keep important documents and valuables safe in the event of a fire or burglary at your home or business? A fireproof safe will ensure that all of the documents that protect you, your loved ones and assets are secure in case of a catastrophic event while providing a convenient location to store…

The Rise of Smartphone Technology in Security

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Smartphones are becoming key to the ins and outs of today’s business world. Thanks to advances in wireless, cloud and Bluetooth technology, the phone is replacing keys as a means of access control. For employers, it means added security at a fraction of the cost of systems that require control panels, key cards or badges. As far as employees are concerned,…

Lockdowns in Schools: How to Increase Safety

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Above and beyond the day to day dedication to educating children, nurturing them and providing a rich social environment they’ll flourish in, teachers, administrators and school districts are invested in keeping their students safe. Not only are schools designed with safety in mind, such as quick escape routes and alarm systems in case of fire,…

Common Door Violations Found in Businesses

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As a business owner, you work hard to protect the well-being and safety of both your employees and customers. You wouldn’t dream of deliberately putting them in harm’s way, but sometimes what you don’t know can put them at risk. That’s why it is important to make sure your building, including your doors, is up to…