They’re trying to steal our jobs

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This week I have seen 3 job advertisements and one request for tender related to the security industry which made my blood boil. My problem wasn’t the fact that the jobs were advertised or even the places where they were. My problem was the job description. They want a security/ some other random position for next to no money this …

Getting injured at work

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The prospect of getting injured at work is a reality for many in the security industry. I get at least 1 query a week from security staff who have been hurt while at work. Many will immediately think of assaults but the reality is that these are only a portion of the injuries suffered. Many are injured in manual handling …

Searching Part 2

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Effective search procedures This week follows on from last weeks article on the safety and legal aspects of searching. In  this second part we are going to talk about the more practical aspects of searching. Last week was really well received and the accompanying documents that I offered to people have been requested in 4 countries so far. Its great …

WHAT IS SECURITY?

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A short note as we head into the weekend on a topic that I spend a lot of time trying to explain in a simple way. What is security? To define what security is firstly, it’s important to explain what it isn’t.   Security is not a system, procedure, person, place or piece of equipment. All of these are important …