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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
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
Mobile Surveillance: The Evolution of Drone Technology

Mobile Surveillance: The Evolution of Drone Technology

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

Modern Mobile Surveillance: The Evolution of Drone Technology Drone registrations are soaring. As noted by Fortune, more than 670,000 people have registered drones with the FAA over the last year, while massive retail companies like Amazon are testing out drone-based delivery services to help avoid increasing roadway congestion. Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) play a role in [...] 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
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