Security should be a top priority
Workplace security should be a top priority for your company. Not only do you want to ensure that your employees are safe but you want to make sure that your company’s equipment and goods are safe and secure as well. Burglaries and other security breaches can be prevented if the right security measures are in place. Check out these simple tips you can use at your company to ensure workplace security.
- Minimize access
Intruders are more likely to be on your company’s premises if they have easy access to your building. Require visitors to sign in with a receptionist or pass through a security checkpoint. Lock rooms that contain expensive equipment or goods and only allow responsible employees access to the keys. Supply your staff with ID badges or passcodes so that you can properly identify everyone who has access to the building.
- Get a security system
Having a security system that can monitor who goes in and out of the building or can alert you of a break-in is a good investment for your company. In a situation where the door to your office wasn’t properly locked or a window was accidentally left open, a security system can help prevent possible break-ins. Video surveillance is also a great way to monitor the activity that’s going on in your company and can help you detect abnormal activity.
- Train employees
Depending on how large or small your organization is, if your company is on the smaller scale make sure your staff is familiar with who they work with so that they can easily detect an intruder. Encourage employees to lock their personal items in cabinets and drawers if they’re away from their desk and make sure they are trained to secure all company information via technology. This includes properly logging out of desktops and not leaving confidential business information on unattended screens.
You can never go wrong in taking steps to properly secure your business. Having the right security measures in place will help secure your company’s most important assets and also make the safety of your employees a top priority. You may also like: FEMA’s 3 Step Guideline For Active Shooter Response in the Workplace and Tips to Prevent Workplace Violence.
At Nova Medical Centers we specialize in Occupational Health. From our outstanding services to our convenient electronic systems, we provide the best care for employees who need our help. We pride ourselves on helping others. If you happen to get injured on the job or contract any illnesses, just stop by one of our clinics. We have over 48 facilities across Texas, Georgia, Tennessee, and Indiana and we are constantly striving to provide the best care for America’s workforce. Feel free to contact Nova Medical Centers with any questions or comments that you may have.
Written by Elinah Odewale