If you ask around any of your co-workers, you will easily find out that people like to work in a secure environment rather than one where they are constantly at risk of theft. It doesn’t matter what gets stolen, be it some essential data or an object with dubious value: what’s important is being able to avoid this kind of situations from happening at all in your workplace.
To ensure the safety of your workplace, there are actually quite a few things you can try do to ensure you are not the next victim of a burglary in your neighbourhood:
Install Protective Walls
It doesn’t matter whether your workplace is a small office situated in the city’s outskirts or whether it is part of a quite a large company building in the middle of town: if there are no walls to surround it, you are pretty much asking for trouble. Contact a few contractors specialized in commercial fencing Brisbane to get a few quotes for suitable fencing and protective walls depending on your workplace.
Install a Security Gate
After your chosen trusted fence builders have done their job, it is time to look at getting a security gate installed in front of the entrance. Your previous contractors may be able to do the job once again, but you will most likely need to search again for gate builders, especially if you are interested in installing a high-grade automatic security gate. After having your gate installed, it is a good idea to employ a security guard to monitor who gets in and out of the gate during the course of the day.
Keep Important Documents Out of the Way
Organize your documents according to their importance, and keep vital ones locked away in a place out of sight. Keeping copies is optional although recommended, in case your original gets lost. Keep a few keys on hand to unlock these places, but take care not to give them to just about anyone: only select a few workers you completely trust to get some of these keys.
Install Security Cameras
Video surveillance is extremely useful to detect intruders, even if you didn’t manage to catch them in the act. As a result of this, consider installing a video monitoring and surveillance system in a few key areas of the building to ensure you have a good view of all the rooms regardless of where you are. Keep in mind that the best systems are expensive though: if you don’t have the budget to do a full upgrade, considering going for a cheaper system with less integration.