Business Owner? 2 Ways To Keep Your Employees And Building Safe

4 November 2021
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If you are a business owner, you need to keep your employees and your building safe. There are many ways you can do this, two of which are listed below. 

Fire Protection System

If a fire starts inside your building, it can spread quickly and not everyone may have time to get out.  One thing you can do to prevent this from happening is to install a fire protection system. This type of system includes smoke detectors, sprinklers, fire suppression, and more. All equipment installed works together to keep you protected. To ensure everything is installed properly you need to hire a fire protection services company. They will come to your business to determine what type of system you need, do the installation, maintain the system, inspect the system, and do any repairs that may need to be made in the future.

There are passive or active fire protection systems. Passive fire protection systems are systems that automatically go off if there is a fire without you having to do anything. This includes fireproofing all the walls inside your building, which can play a big part in preventing the fire from spreading. Active protection systems require that you take action to turn the systems on. This may be releasing a clean suppression agent or triggering an alarm. It is best to install both a passive and an active system to get full protection. 

Security System

Along with a fire protection system also install a security system. Hire a security company to install the system for you. There are different types available. There are wired systems that tie into your phone line. Another type of security system is wireless and uses your Wi-Fi signal to activate the alarm. This would be a good option if you always have a strong Wi-Fi signal. Wireless systems are generally less expensive because no wiring is installed.

Along with an alarm system the security company can install other things, such as security lights. Having motion lights installed on the front of your property can deter someone from breaking in. If an intruder steps up close to the lights they will automatically turn on and light everything up. The intruder will then likely leave quickly as they can easily be seen by someone. Security cameras can be installed on your property which allows you to keep an eye on who comes in and who goes out. If you want to take more action you can have someone monitor the security cameras inside your building on a screen, such as a television screen, laptop screen, etc. 

There are many more things you can do to help secure your building, such as installing more secure windows, replacing locks, etc. 

For more information on fire protection services, contact a professional near you.