How to Keep Your Work Area Safe

March 26, 2018 at 1:08 PM

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Aside from basic upkeep, there are several ways you can improve the safety of your work environment. Let’s take a look at six key tips:

1. Choose the Best Security System for You

One of the easiest ways to improve the safety of your work area is to use a monitoring system that meets all of your needs. With a variety of surveillance, automation, and state-of-the-art systems on the market, you’re sure to find the perfect one for your property. 

Before you purchase a security system for your workplace, you should take into consideration the people and area you need to protect. Do you have to secure a large warehouse that spans over 5,000 square feet? Do you have multiple locations that need to be monitored by the same system? These are both questions that should be answered before you pull the trigger on your investment.

2. Determine the Ideal Number of Cameras

Let’s face it, one main security camera isn’t going to keep your entire office safe. Your next step in choosing a system is to decide how many cameras you need. 

To get started, survey the premises and determine the places that need a camera most. External entrances and secure areas are a must. Anything beyond that may be unnecessary. Speak to a professional security company such as Hawkeye Communication about the right number of cameras for your business. 

3. Keep Cameras Out-of-Reach

Your security cameras will do you and your employees little good if they’re low enough to be tampered with. Have them installed in high places by a professional team so no one can damage or disconnect them. This will improve security and keep your property safe, which your employees will greatly appreciate.

4. Keep Employees in-the-Know

Your employees want to feel safe at work so let them know about any new security measures being put into place. They’ll appreciate your efforts to keep them safe while on the clock and you’ll have peace of mind knowing they’re protected while on the job. 

You should also consider the fact that your employees know their work environment. If you’re stuck on what needs to be improved, ask them. You might be surprised with the results. If not, then at least you received confirmation that you were on the same page as them. 

5. Work with a Professional Team

When you work with a professional security team, you’ll have 24/7 monitoring services. This means a safer work environment for you and your employees. Hawkeye Communication, for example, is one of Iowa’s leading security companies. We happily help business owners with automation, security systems, surveillance, and more.

6. Use Digital Security 

Maintaining a safe work area doesn’t stop at the door - it applies to the digital world as well. Use password protected systems to keep yourself and your employees from being targets. This will also protect sensitive employee and client information from ending up in the wrong hands. 

Have you been looking for several ways to improve the safety of your work environment? Hawkeye Communication is happy to provide you with additional security measures that will keep you and your employees safe whenever they’re on the clock. Speak with our team today to get started.