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What to Look For in a Security Guard Agency

The task of a security guard is crucial to the company that he or she are safekeeping. Choose the wrong type you may end up vulnerable to burglaries and other security threats and subsequently, lose revenue. Consider some important factors particularly during the early stages of hiring a security guard agency:

Licenses and Insurance.

Find out if the security guard agency and their staff possess the correct licenses to operate. Are they investing in ongoing staff development? Will they have the training required to give you the security protection you need?

Whenever you hire an outside company to work on your property and its premises, it’s important for them to have an insurance plan that will protect you and the business. This will take care of the security guard’s needs whenever he or she incurs an injury while on duty. Similarly, this will also ensure any liability is covered.

Policies and Procedures.

Check into the management policies of the security agency to determine if they are suited to your needs. Some of the factors you may investigate are the following: role of the supervisors, the technology and equipment used in their services, the way communication, and reporting are managed, and the way training is provided.

Trained and Certified Roster.

Ask the prospective security agency about their vetting process and check the qualifications of their current staff. It’s important for the agency to be able to provide highly trained and vigilant security personnel. Find out if the security agency runs background checks on their hired personnel. Make sure that each security guard has undergone training based on legal requirements and has all the necessary licenses and certifications.

Definitive Services and Management Plan.

You must make sure that the values, principles, and services of the agency are aligned with your requirements. Second, investigate how their security expertise has faired over the years. The security must be able to guarantee you that their security guards are aware of the industry’s best practices. Make sure that your expectations will be met and that the agency’s expertise matches your company’s requirements. The security agency’s values must complement your expectations since this will guarantee you a lasting relationship.

Financially Robust with Competitive Rates.

It is wise for you to make sure that the security agency you have in mind has rosbust financial processes – This can be done by checking on some references, looking and asking some of their previous clients, and finding out if they were satisfied with the agency’s services. It is a definite red flag if the security agency has been involved in a negligence litigation lawsuit. Try to compare the rates of the agency’s services with other agencies. Don’t fall for the cheap options. They may not always be the better option. The clue is for the agency to have competitive rates.

NDS can provide highly-trained and strong abled-body security guards at your premises. These security guards are well acclimatised to danger and threats. They will respond quickly and responsibly.

Call us today for a no-obligation risk assessment and let’s discuss your security guard needs in Kaipara and Whangarei. Contact us at Northern Districts Security 09 430 3232 or email us info@ndsecurity.co.nz and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

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