Pros and Cons of Traditional Construction Site Security

From visually communicating to thieves that your construction site is protected to filming high-quality footage that can be used as evidence in the event that a crime occurs, the value of installing on-site surveillance cameras is endless. But as with anything in life, there a few drawbacks to be considered – especially since there is…

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Perfecting Security at Every Stage of Construction

It’s no secret that theft and vandalism are some of the biggest threats to construction sites. However, the always shifting and changing nature of construction sites means that their security needs are always in flux. This means that depending on how far along a project is, the more value is apparent on a site –…

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Construction Site Security Checklist

Construction sites are ripe for arson, vandalism, and theft. With the sheer number of valuables out in the open and the constantly changing number of risks associated with construction sites at any given time during a project, it’s imperative that project managers and construction business owners take the time to invest in boosting a site’s…

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Performing a Security Risk Assessment on Your Construction Site

Since construction sites can be all too tempting for thieves and vandals – especially when a site is in a high-crime area – conducting regular security risk assessments can be a vital part in preparing for the worst. These assessments will help to prove how efficient current security controls on your site may be while…

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What to Do After Your Construction Site is Stolen From

While it may not be pleasant to think about, understanding the very real possibility of experiencing and handling an intrusion at your construction site can be crucial. While certain factors such as lighting and geographic location can impact the likelihood of a site being burgled, generally preparing for the worst can help mentally prepare you…

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Effectively Preventing Construction Employee Theft

Just when you thought that you might have solved the problem of construction site theft, another issue rears its head. Employee construction theft is a very real issue, accounting for some of the annual losses experienced by construction sites on a regular basis thanks to the sheer number of opportunities workers have to a site’s…

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Types of Construction Site Security with Highest ROI

With the numerous advances in technology come a plethora of options with which to secure your construction site – all of which come with varying price tags. However, spending big bucks on high-tech security may not always guarantee the best results or the biggest bang for your buck. To help make things simpler, we’ve tracked…

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Tracing Stolen Construction Site Equipment

Depending on the level of security invested in a construction site, tools and equipment may be left out in the open, tempting thieves to take what isn’t theirs. And since construction assets aren’t required to be regulated and tracked via a national database or registry like automobiles are, tracking down stolen goods can prove to…

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Why You Should Take Equipment Theft Seriously

Left unattended at construction sites across the country during the off-hours, construction equipment is a prime target for thieves. Because the loot that awaits them is relatively low risk with the opportunity for high rewards – with an average rate of less than 25% theft recovery – thieves are drawn to construction sites like moths…

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How Technology Has Impacted Construction Site Security

Thanks to constant advances in technology and security systems, gone are the days when a construction site could only be monitored by the eyes of one or two security guards stationed on the premises. And with each new advent in the security technology sector comes a plethora of options to better secure your site against…

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