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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
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
Save Money by Switching to Technology

Save Money by Switching to Technology

By Carlos Hazbun | Cameras, CCTV, Copper Theft, Monitoring, Security | No Comments

Save Money by Switching to Technology for Security It’s safe to say that every business has at least some level of security requirements and that every security requirement is different--depending on the client, business, or jobsite. Businesses increasingly have to make critical decisions about how to implement a security program. Whether they are large corporations [...] More
The Benefits of Construction Cameras

The Benefits of Construction Cameras

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

How Security Cameras Protect Job Sites There are many benefits to having cameras on a construction site, with nearly no downsides. It seems as if everyone has a security system nowadays, but I think many people would be surprised at how many sites don’t have the extra layer of security. Typically, these are the sites […]

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Preventing Job Site Break-Ins

Preventing Job Site Break-Ins

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

Preventing Job Site Break-Ins In the business world, there are two major realms of security. On the one hand, you have companies trying to secure their physical locations: offices, warehouses, restaurants, stores, and the like. On the other hand, you have job site security, which involves the protection of in-progress construction or work sites. Job […]

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Preventing Copper Theft

Preventing Copper Theft

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

How to Prevent Copper Theft In the United States alone, copper thefts have more than tripled in the last 5 years. Combine that with the dramatic increase of construction within the same time period and it is easy to see why preventing copper theft has become so important. For a better perspective, in 2010-2015, roughly […]

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