Security against the risk of burglary can be an extremely challenging task. There may be a number of access points to protect, and whatever measures are in place must not prevent the safe access and egress for the occupants of the building.
A recent survey carried out by the Home Office1 uncovered some facts about how burglars were accessing commercial premises.
In incidents of burglary with entry:
Door measures – such as bars, shutters, and security locks on windows – led to lower vandalism rates than those without these types of security.
Protective door measures at premises were associated with
Internal assets also needs to be secured.
Its not just the people outside of the building who can put the business at risk.
What measures can be put in place in order to ensure the safety of the business and its assets?
Access control systems
To secure such areas and to protect your business from the risks facing them Abloy recommends installing an access control system such as SMARTair.
The SMARTair access control system allows businesses to easily control and track who enters or exits through any door in a building, which reduces the risk of employees or members of the public committing burglary on the premises.
SMARTair is a modular fully scalable access control system that is incredibly simple to use and install, it doesnt require any wires or modification to walls. If youre looking to expand an existing system you can do that too. The solution is also cost effective and suitable for any amount of doors whilst still providing secure access for any application.
High security door cylinders
Abloys range of high security door cylinders feature superior build quality.
By installing these cylinders, specifiers can add a higher level of security to a business.
Rim and mortice locks
Abloys range of rim and mortice locks are ideal for securing a wide range of business premises
So when it comes to selecting the most effective solution in order to protect a building against the risk of burglary and theft, adding an enhanced access control system to the premises alongside a combination of rim and mortice locks will ensure the premises and its occupants are as secure as possible.
1) Home Office – Crime against businesses: Detailed findings from the 2012 Commercial Victimisation Survey, published June 2013
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