Security Services Improve Company Policy Compliance
Your city and state has rules. In addition, your company has rules. Who is going to enforce these rules, though? When you hire a security company for your business, you likely do so because you are interested in ways to boost physical security, to monitor for theft, or to screen visitors. Keep in mind that hiring professional security services is also an excellent way to help enforce company policies on a wide variety of subjects. This means someone to tell visitors, customers, and employees that they need to follow the rules.
We all know what kind of year 2020 has been. Everyone inside needs to be wearing a mask and staying six feet apart. Beyond these rules, you probably have your own set of additional rules. You don’t want anyone touching the money, the merchandise, or your employees. Hiring a security team will help enforce these rules in several different ways:
#1 They can be wearing uniforms. Most people respond to an official uniform in a different way than they would to a person wearing regular clothes. Uniforms generally carry a certain amount of weight. Subconsciously, we treat this person automatically as an authority figure.
#2 You can have someone on-site 24 hours a day. Night shifts, evening work, and weekend hours are prime places where company policies can easily become lax. Anything from a construction site to a diner to a convenience store is going to need to be monitored 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You certainly cannot be there every minute of the day. You can trust a security team to provide protection and enforce the rules in your absence.
#3 Professionals know what to do. Let’s say your company is experiencing a problem enforcing your policy that visitors must check in at the office. Putting up a sign is easy, but that may not be helping. Yes, a security guard will be there to enforce the rules. At the same time, a professional, experienced security officer may be able to recommend strategic use of locked doors, funneling all visitors through a main lobby, or adding patrols to spot visitors without badges. Professionals know what needs to be done to force people to follow the rules, even before they’re spoken to!
Could your policy enforcement be improved by bringing in a team of security experts? It’s time you contact Statewide Patrol! Our Austin office can be reached by calling (512) 326-9411. You can also fill out our simple online form and tell us a bit about your company and your security needs. We’ll take it from there and quote you with what you need in order to keep your premises safe and your rules being followed. There’s no long term contracts, so you can use our help for one week, one month, one year, or for the rest of the time you run the company. The choice is yours!
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