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Celebrate Construction Safety Week September 14-18, 2020

Posted by Allison Connors on September 11, 2020

If someone gets injured on your construction site, whether they are supposed to be there or not, you could find yourself embroiled in a liability case. Long before any construction project begins, managers should make sure every health and safety measure has been considered.…

Experts Agree: Temperature Screening is Ineffective

Posted by Blake Mitchell on September 9, 2020

Earlier this year, we posted an article about the effectiveness of fever-detecting cameras. In it, we cited multiple examples from industry experts who put the cameras to the test. They found the cameras to be an imprecise tool for determining who may be infected with…

How Does Your Guard React When Faced with Stressful Situations?

Posted by Jay Thomas on June 8, 2020

What does it take to be a good security guard? Alertness? Yes. Honesty? Absolutely. Good communication skills? A must. These are all important traits for someone you hire to protect your valuable assets. However, there is so much more that goes into making a good guard than a…

How Has COVID-19 Affected the Construction Industry?

Posted by Kirk Biddle on May 22, 2020

There’s no doubt the COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on the global economy. The construction industry has not been immune to the issues and has certainly experienced its range of challenges, including project delays, supply chain bottlenecks and complete site shutdowns. The…

How Effective are Thermal Cameras at Detecting Fevers?

Posted by Blake Mitchell on May 19, 2020

For years, thermal-imaging cameras have been used to enhance video surveillance. Where most cameras and human eyes see nothing, these see by translating thermal energy (heat) into visible light. In other words, they can see the heat radiating off an object by capturing different…

How is the Cannabis Business Doing in the Crisis?

Posted by Mark Mariotti on April 7, 2020

What do grocery stores, hardware stores, banks, and cannabis businesses have in common? Governments consider all of them as essential businesses in the times of the COVID-19 pandemic. A few short years ago, anyone selling cannabis would've been arrested. Today, governments are…

2020 Women in Construction Week Recap

Posted by Kirk Biddle on March 12, 2020

To help enhance the success of women in the construction industry, the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) designated the week of March 1, 2020 as Women in Construction Week. About Women in Construction Week Women in Construction Week began in 1953 as Women in…

Stealth Monitoring Tops Last Year’s Donation to Habitat for Humanity

Posted by Sidney Sommer on January 29, 2020

Stealth Monitoring and the Greater Toronto-area (GTA) Habitat for Humanity have been enjoying a partnership since 2007. In those early days, Founder/Managing Director at Stealth, Sidney Sommer, installed cameras for free at Habitat’s sites in Toronto to help deter crime and…