4 Common Items Stolen at Construction Sites

4 Common Items Stolen at Construction Sites

By Carlos Hazbun | Builders Risk, Construction Site Security, Copper Theft, Jobsite Security, Surveillance | No Comments

4 Common Items Stolen at Construction Sites (& How to Prevent Theft) Loss prevention is an enormous element of a construction company's budget. Although the National Equipment Register (NER) estimates between $300 million and $1 billion in equipment is stolen off job sites each year, there is no official registration like there is for car [...] More
The Comprehensive Security Plan: Your First, Best Line of Defense

The Comprehensive Security Plan: Your First, Best Line of Defense

By Carlos Hazbun | Builders Risk, Construction Site Security, Jobsite Security, Security, Surveillance | No Comments

The Comprehensive Security Plan: Your First, Best Line of Defense Commercial building and construction sites come with inherent risk. More than 10 million Americans work in the construction field, but the combination of physical labor and on-site heavy equipment lead to a "higher rate of injuries and fatalities compared to other industries." Protecting workers demands [...] More
Buyers Guide: Security Cameras and Systems

Buyers Guide: Security Cameras and Systems

By Carlos Hazbun | Cameras, CCTV, Mobile Surveillance, Monitoring, Security, Surveillance, Thermal Cameras | No Comments

Buyers Guide: Security Cameras and Systems Choosing the right construction security cameras and monitoring services can be tricky due to the array of options available and the technical complexity involved. This guide is designed to help take the tedium out of this very necessary decision. Here’s a guide to types of construction cameras and security systems, as well as [...] More
4 Reasons Construction Companies Fail

4 Reasons Construction Companies Fail

By Carlos Hazbun | Builders Risk, Business, Construction Site Security, Copper Theft, Security | No Comments

4 Reasons Construction Companies Fail Many business owners in the construction or contracting business are fantastic craftsmen — the quality of their work is never the issue — but keeping up with the "preventative maintenance" of running a business is where many fail. According to U.S. Census data from 1989 to 2002, nearly 14 percent of all [...] More
Common Time Lapse Video Mistakes

Common Time Lapse Video Mistakes

By Carlos Hazbun | Cameras, Remote Project Management, Time Lapse | No Comments

Common Time Lapse Video Mistakes A time-lapse camera can do wonders for your project, whether it’s used for keeping a digital track of construction over time, for sharing progress with clients, or even as a marketing tool for your services — the benefits can be enormous. Unfortunately, using this simple-yet-powerful piece of technology is not [...] More
Six Reasons to Invest in Construction Cameras

Six Reasons to Invest in Construction Cameras

By Carlos Hazbun | Construction Site Security, Jobsite Security, Remote Project Management | No Comments

Six Reasons to Invest in Construction Cameras Do you want better documentation of your project’s progress? Perhaps you’re interested in improving security on your jobsite, or do you want to be able to manage your projects remotely? Construction cameras applications aren’t limited to simple security but they can be used to verify onsite incidents to [...] More
Builders Risk: Qualifying for Reasonable Security

Builders Risk: Qualifying for Reasonable Security

By Carlos Hazbun | Builders Risk, Construction Site Security, Jobsite Security, Monitoring, Remote Monitoring | No Comments

Builders Risk Insurance and Qualifying for Reasonable Security Builders Risk Insurance is something that you will inevitably have to contemplate if you are going to be constructing a new property — the policy will protect the developing structure and on-site building materials from damage and theft. When you apply for Builders Risk Insurance, however, you [...] More
Builder’s Risk Insurance: What Is “Reasonable Security”?

Builder’s Risk Insurance: What Is “Reasonable Security”?

By Carlos Hazbun | Builders Risk, Construction Site Security, Jobsite Security, Security, Surveillance | No Comments

Builder’s Risk Insurance: What Is “Reasonable Security”? In a builder’s risk insurance policy, you will almost always see some use of the term “reasonable security.” But what does this term mean and how does it impact your business? To answer that question, let’s start with builder’s risk insurance. Once a home is built and purchased, [...] More
When to Install Security Cameras on a Jobsite

When to Install Security Cameras on a Jobsite

By Carlos Hazbun | Builders Risk, Cameras, Construction Site Security, Security, Surveillance | No Comments

When to Install Security Cameras on a Jobsite Security and surveillance on a job site are no simple matter. Construction zones and jobsites can range from small and discreet areas to sprawling, uncontained spaces of constant activity. In any of these cases, job sites suffer from a variety of security problems and issues, from vandalism [...] More
Thermal Cameras for Fire Prevention and Detection

Thermal Cameras for Fire Prevention and Detection

By Carlos Hazbun | Builders Risk, Construction Site Security, Fire Detection, Thermal Cameras | No Comments

Using Thermal Cameras for Fire Prevention and Detection Thermal cameras might seem like technology from a futuristic science fiction movie, but they are a modern-day reality. When implemented properly, they let us see the world in a different way: highlighting sources of heat in a video image, regardless of lighting or other visual obstructions. Many [...] More