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What Construction Companies Should Look for in a Surveillance Monitoring Service

What Construction Companies Should Look for in a Surveillance Monitoring Service

By Carlos Hazbun | Construction Site Security, Jobsite Security, Monitoring, Security, Surveillance, Video Surveillance | No Comments

What Construction Companies Should Look for in a Surveillance Monitoring Service Construction theft and vandalism are often called the "billion dollar crime" because the industry loses roughly $1 billion per year on loss prevention. Criminals know that job sites offer a lot of potential gain in equipment and resources and therefore target them often. But [...] More
Types of Construction Site Theft & How to Prevent Them

Types of Construction Site Theft & How to Prevent Them

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

Types of Construction Site Theft and How to Prevent Them Construction site theft is big business, estimates of the cost of theft of construction equipment vary from about $300 million to $1 billion, 
with most estimates in the range of $400 million, according to the National Equipment Register's 2016 Theft Report. Targets of theft range [...] More
Smart Technology & Construction Site Security

Smart Technology & Construction Site Security

By Carlos Hazbun | Construction Site Security, Drones, Jobsite Security, Mobile Surveillance | No Comments

How Smart Technology Is Improving Construction Site Security The technology that's making everyday objects smarter, from thermostats to excavating machines, is also improving construction site security. With the advent of the Internet of Things (IoT), smart technology systems are reducing losses from theft and vandalism. Smart technology is making construction site security better. The IoT [...] More
3 Ways Construction Managers Can Track Inventory

3 Ways Construction Managers Can Track Inventory

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

3 Ways Construction Managers Can Keep Better Track of Inventory Inventory management isn't the most exciting aspect of a construction manager's career, but it may be the most import to his or her bottom line. The exact numbers vary, but some call equipment theft the "billion dollar crime," because it robs the industry of more than [...] More
Lowering Construction Site Security Costs

Lowering Construction Site Security Costs

By Carlos Hazbun | Construction Site Security, Jobsite Security, Mobile Surveillance, Video Surveillance | No Comments

3 Guerrilla Tactics for Lowering Construction Site Security Costs Security is like insurance: It seems expensive until you suffer a loss. Then you wonder why you didn't have more. After all, eliminating an on-site, after-hours security guard might save you dollars every month, but it increases your vulnerability. Is the reduction in cost worth the [...] More
6 Steps to Securing Your High-Rise Construction Site

6 Steps to Securing Your High-Rise Construction Site

By Carlos Hazbun | Commercial Buildings, Commercial Security, Construction Site Security, Jobsite Security, Surveillance | No Comments

6 Steps to Securing Your High-Rise Building Construction Site Building a new high-rise in an urban area presents an inviting target. For thieves who want to sell stolen equipment and materials, a high-rise building construction site can be a jackpot. Even an urban construction site with a relatively small footprint presents some challenges. Wherever there [...] More
Construction Sites Stand to Lose Without Security?

Construction Sites Stand to Lose Without Security?

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

How Much Money Does the Average Construction Site Stand to Lose Without Proper Security? Construction theft has become big business. National heavy equipment theft in the U.S. increased from 11,486 reported incidents in 2013 to 11,625 in 2014, a growth of 1.2 percent, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau. The NICB estimates that national losses [...] More
4 Most Effective Solutions for Your Construction Site

4 Most Effective Solutions for Your Construction Site

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

4 Most Effective Security Solutions for Your Construction Site Construction theft is often called a "billion-dollar crime" as the industry loses more than $1 billion to theft each year and less than 20 percent is recovered and returned to the project owner. While loss prevention is a part of any business, theft can be especially [...] More
Managing and Restricting Access to Your Job Site

Managing and Restricting Access to Your Job Site

By Carlos Hazbun | Access Control, Builders Risk, Construction Site Security, Security | No Comments

A Guide for Managing and Restricting Access to Your Job Site Access control is one of the keys to solid security, but most access control systems are hopelessly outdated. Relying on outdated technology deprives you of new security technology that can strengthen your job site security. Here’s a look at the latest access control hardware and [...] More
Is Your Construction Project OSHA Compliant?

Is Your Construction Project OSHA Compliant?

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

Is Your Construction Project OSHA Compliant? Boise construction company Alta Construction faces proposed OSHA fines of $106,000 for endangering workers by failing to follow safe trenching practices while building a 644-parking space garage, the Idaho Statesman reported. OSHA has stepped up its vigilance of trenching violations following the death of two workers and the injury of [...] More