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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
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
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
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
Best Camera Solutions for Construction Projects

Best Camera Solutions for Construction Projects

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

Best Camera Solutions for Off-Site and Modular Construction Projects Off-site and modular construction projects have different security needs than other types of projects — they require a more portable, temporary security solution. They also involve different lighting issues. These sites’ temporary nature often raises questions about renting equipment rather than buying. Here’s a guide to [...] More
Four Ways Documentation Can Solve Your Construction Company’s Problems

Four Ways Documentation Can Solve Your Construction Company’s Problems

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

Four Ways Documentation Can Solve Your Construction Company's Problems Every job site at your construction company tells a story. Whether that story contains gaps and causes problems is up to you. Loss prevention, safety issues, permit denials and labor disputes all depend on your site's story, and something you need to make sure it all [...] More
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