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Construction Site Surveillance: The Case for Verified Video

Construction Site Surveillance: The Case for Verified Video

By Carlos Hazbun | Remote Monitoring, Security, Surveillance, Thermal Cameras, Video Surveillance, Virtual Guard | No Comments

Construction Site Surveillance: The Case for Verified Video Construction site theft comes with a massive price tag: As noted by Construction Executive, companies lose nearly $1 billion each year replacing stolen tools and heavy equipment. Improved security can help reduce this cost, but comes with a challenge: The size and scope of construction sites. While traditional [...] 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to Your Job Site Access control is one of the keys to solid security, but most access control systems are hopelessly outdated. Relying on outdated technology deprives you of new security technology that can strengthen your job site security.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
The Electrical Substation Security Checklist

The Electrical Substation Security Checklist

By Carlos Hazbun | Monitoring, Security, Substation Security, Surveillance | No Comments

Power Protection: The Electrical Substation Security Checklist Power generation is on the rise across the United States. As noted by U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), more than 4 trillion kilowatt-hours were produced nationwide last year. There's no sign of slowdown either, given the increasingly high demand for electricity to power always-connected networks, mobile devices, and smart homes. The [...] 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
More Rentals, Better Retention? The Surveillance Solution

More Rentals, Better Retention? The Surveillance Solution

By Carlos Hazbun | Property Management, Remote Monitoring, Security, Surveillance | No Comments

More Rentals, Better Retention? The Surveillance Solution The role of property managers is evolving. As noted by National Real Estate Investor, for property managers to find new tenants and retain existing clients it's now critical to "embrace innovation and technology" and leverage this technology to stand out from the competition. But what do tenants want? While [...] More
Four Ways to Increase Security at Your Seasonal Outdoor Events

Four Ways to Increase Security at Your Seasonal Outdoor Events

By Carlos Hazbun | Event Security, Security, Surveillance | No Comments

Four Ways to Increase Security at Your Seasonal Outdoor Events Seasonal outdoors events are a winning tactic for promoting car dealerships. Baseball and football season openers, Mother’s and Father’s Day sales, Fourth of July cookouts, and summer car washes are just a few ways to get prospective buyers onto your lot and into your prospecting [...] 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