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William Hocevar

Safety Director - The Great Lakes Construction Company

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Tracing Stolen Construction Site Equipment

By Brent Canfield | May 4, 2021 |

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

By Brent Canfield | Apr 27, 2021 |

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

By Brent Canfield | Apr 22, 2021 |

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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Stop Construction Site Theft Before it Happens

By Brent Canfield | Apr 13, 2021 |

It’s no secret that construction sites contain valuable tools and equipment that may tempt thieves and vandals in the area. Indeed, according to Dozr, Canada experiences $46 million of heavy equipment theft on construction sites per year, with that total leaping to a range between $300 million to $1 billion per year in the US,…

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How Construction Site CCTV Helps with More than Theft

By Brent Canfield | Apr 7, 2021 |

Construction equipment doesn’t come cheap, and that becomes painfully clear whenever a site is looted by thieves and vandals – which, unfortunately, happens too often. The American construction sector sees a staggering total of $300 million in annual equipment theft costs which, while shocking, does make a case for investing in high-quality surveillance systems to…

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What Items Are Most Often Stolen from Construction Sites?

By Brent Canfield | Mar 31, 2021 |
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  For would-be thieves, construction sites can be a treasure trove thanks to the relatively low risk and comparatively high rewards that lie beyond a chainlink fence. And if sites are improperly secured when workers are away, the many desirable high-value tools left out at a site may be hard to resist for some criminals.…

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SentryPODS: Why Your Security Camera System is Failing

By Brent Canfield | Mar 23, 2021 |

  With the amount of high-value items laying around at construction sites, security cameras are a necessity in order to deter thieves and vandals. But depending on the type of construction project that’s being built, the needs for setting up a security camera system can change and fluctuate. And if not addressed or installed properly,…

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SentryPODS: Why Jobsite Security Should Be Top Priority

By Brent Canfield | Mar 22, 2021 |

  With all the dirt and grime that comes with construction, you might not think that a work site is worth much money. But when you consider the amount of money that it takes to hire entire crews of construction workers and skilled tradesmen, buy large amounts of crucial supplies and materials, rent the required…

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SentryPODS: How Security and Surveillance Work Together

By Brent Canfield | Mar 9, 2021 |

With valuable tools and equipment left out in the open, a construction site is ripe for the picking as far as thieves are concerned – hence the importance of constant and visible onsite security. When it comes to safeguarding against vandalism and theft at a construction site or workplace, security cameras and guards are often…

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SentryPODS: Surveillance For Critical Infrastructure & Utility Companies

By Brent Canfield | Mar 2, 2021 |

The challenge with most remote sites are the need for autonomy. In this case, we have a SentryPODS protecting a site that has critical infrastructure and does not have access to the internet. SentryPODS closes that gap by providing not only the internet connection but sophistication and metrics at the edge; as well as a…

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