How to Safely Reopen A Construction Site After COVID-19

Posted by Kirk Biddle on July 2, 2020

Jobsite safety has always been a major objective on construction sites. Since the onset of COVID-19, that concern has become even more heightened, especially as sites begin to reopen. A recent study commissioned by Steve Adler, the mayor of Austin, Texas, found that if jobsites…

Video Monitoring Helps Stop Construction Trespasser

Posted by Paul Gross on June 22, 2020

In this month’s video, a trespasser wanders around a Seattle site and right into the arms of the police.

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…

Empty Construction Site Attracts Criminals

Posted by Marcos Pachalian on May 26, 2020

In this month’s video, a trespasser is caught red-handed with stolen items in his hands.

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…

Idle Site Attracts Curious Trespasser

Posted by Paul Gross on May 21, 2020

In this video, a trained Stealth security operator saw an individual jump over the perimeter fence of a Seattle construction site. The suspect was wearing a dark hoodie and carrying a backpack. The operator immediately activated the on-site speaker warning, but the perpetrator…

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…

What You Need to Do to Secure Your Multifamily Construction Project

Posted by Pearson Brock on April 24, 2020

The next time you prepare to start a multifamily construction project, how will you secure the building? Do you have a process in place for integrating security, or do you leave it up to the client to add it to their requirements? Maybe it’s resolved later after the project is…