Event Security Licencing: PSA Consultation

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Helping to build a new standard for event security This month the Private Security Authority have released a public consultation document relating to the licencing of individuals in the event security sector. I personally think this is a very positive and progressive step. It’s long overdue in an industry that has a significant amount of responsibility placed on its shoulders. …

Security operative questions answered: March 2018

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I said last week that I had gotten a number of question that I felt was best answered in a public forum. These are the questions I have received both before and since I made that announcement. Everything from safety boots to guard dogs and a few more in between. As always I advise you not just to take my …

PSA28:2103 Part 3- Training and Operations

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This is the final part of the 3 article series on the PSA28:2013 standard for the Irish security industry. Last weeks article on the management of threats and violence by security employers received a lot of feedback on what companies were doing well and what they weren’t doing so well. I suspect this article will be the same. This week …

PSA28:2013 Part 2: Managing Threats and Violence

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Last week we started off talking about the contents of the PSA 28:2013 standard for the security industry. It was supposed to be a two-part article concluding this week and with a look at the training and operations area of the sector. However there is a subject which should have been covered in last weeks section that I think needs …

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PSA Query on Standards

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I recently submitted a query to the Private Security Authority with regard to individual security operatives offering their services as sole traders to companies. I received a very prompt response from the standards department which I have put below. No real surprises but it does provide clarification for those of you who asked.