Security Services

Museum Security

October 13, 2020
Museum Security Services WARRINGTON, MANCHESTER, LIVERPOOL, NORTH WEST ENGLAND. Museum management and staff have a duty to protect the collection from loss by theft or damage. Museum equipment and premises also need protection. However, museum security is often overlooked. The security of the collection should be a high priority, and planning to protect it will pay off in the long term. Physical security as well as procedures and controls should be implemented. 

Building and facilities

A number of controls can minimise a building’s susceptibility to burglary.
  • One point of entry and exit for visitors, which is easily monitored by staff
  • Well-secured windows and doors.
  • No skylights
  • A monitored alarm system for after-hours security, if possible
  • Good visibility of the building from the road
  • Site fencing to discourage after-hours access
  • Lockable and secure collection areas
  • Lockable and secure showcases. Objects should not be on open display, unless they are large. Have some kind of barrier or cordon in place to protect these items.
  • Local alarms such as under-mat pressure alarms and continuous beam alarms can be used during opening hours. 
  • Good visibility of exhibition spaces to ensure good visibility i.e. don’t have corners or ‘hidden’ areas where visitors can’t be seen or see each other. 
  • Security cameras, if possible, primarily in object display areas to act as a visible deterrent.

Procedures and controls

Security procedures and training will ensure that staff are vigilant against the threat of theft or damage.
  • Collection storage areas should be locked at all times. Access should be limited to only those that are authorised. Visitors to storage areas should always be supervised.
  • Have key control procedures in place for access to storage areas, and building access.
  • Avoid keeping money on the premises at night.
  • Train museum attendants/guides in surveillance and security procedures. They should monitor room contents and conditions as well as visitors.
  • Train staff to be highly visible to visitors if the museum is small and does not have attendants or security personnel.
  • Train staff to deal with inappropriate behaviour in a diplomatic but firm manner. For example, when the reasons for not handling or touching an object are explained, or why food and drink is not allowed in a museum, most people understand and then comply with the rules.
  • Repair any visible damage to displays or premises or remove damaged things if possible. This not only deters ‘copy-cat’ behaviour, but demonstrates the museum’s care for premises and property.
  • Ensure that all staff, paid or unpaid, are familiar with security procedures, and adhere to them.
  • Combat theft by having a well-documented collection, with photographs of objects. If an item is stolen, police can use this information to help with identification.

Hospital Security South Wales

October 12, 2020
Hospital Security South Wales. In recent years the Welsh NHS has been increasingly under stress despite having increased budgets for a number of its services. Although the NHS is one of the biggest employers in Wales and the UK – it has seen a number of shortages which has had an effect on A&E waiting times and the performance of their services.

With so many relying on the NHS in Wales it is important that healthcare facilities and hospitals can deal with any threats from both patients and e...

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Office Christmas Party Tips

October 12, 2020
As the Christmas period rapidly approaches once again, Simon Morris suggests some tips to ensure a smooth and problem-free Christmas party for staff.

It’s that time of year again when businesses offer their employees a little holiday cheer, although such festivities may recently have fallen victim to the economic recession. Nevertheless, an employer may wish to thank its employees for their efforts during the year and hold a Christmas party. But this is not without its legal liabilities. The...

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Role Of Door Supervisors

October 12, 2020
Door supervisors and security staff have increasingly become a vital element of modern venues and events.
No longer faced with the intimidating figure of a bouncer, Spartan 24 Hour Security staff are focused on customer service and safety. The role our door supervisor fulfils will makes them a valuable addition to your team of staff and on top of that a positive representation of your business.

Spartan 24 Hour Security have been providing Door Supervisors throughout the UK since 2008, specialis...

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Wedding Security North West

September 27, 2020
Wedding Security North West. Spartan 24 Hour Security Staff provide fully trained, SIA licensed security staff and personnel for a range of functions at venues throughout the North West, including weddings.

Enjoy a perfect wedding day

Every couple deserves to enjoy a wedding day full of love and laughter. With so much thought, time, energy and preparation behind your day, you want safeguards in place to make sure that your wedding goes to plan, from start to finish.

We work with you to create a ...

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Event Security UK

August 29, 2020
Event Security UK. Whatever type of event you’re planning, safety and security are integral to event management – and just like all other aspects of event planning, a specific event security and safety plan needs to be put into place well before the event itself. However, unlike many other elements of event planning, all aspects of safety and security will remain a priority throughout and even after the event itself.

An event security plan itself relates to the event in the context of mana...

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Supermarket Security

August 8, 2020
Supermarket Security North West. Supermarkets are a large retail area where shoppers are found in big numbers. Creating a security plan for preventing mishaps at the supermarket is beneficial. Here are seven reasons why a supermarket must consider opting for North West retail security.

Firm your grip on shoplifters

The biggest concern of shoplifting in a supermarket can be curbed with professional security guards. Shoplifting rings plan organized theft to steal items which cause major losses fo...

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Retail Shop Security Warrington

July 1, 2020
Retail Shop Security Warrington. The retail market is highly under threat by shoplifters and thieves. Within the retail sector, each year there are millions of pounds worth of products that are stolen and never found. It’s not just small priced items that go missing; higher value products are included in this as well. This is why retailers should really consider retail security. The estimate figures for the products stolen in 2012-2013 were £2,206 M which is up 2% since 2011-2012. Due to t...

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Concert Security North West

June 16, 2020
Concert Security North West. If you own your own concert venue, you probably know just how much fun and profitable it can be to host concerts and welcome guests onto your property. However, it is important for you to keep safety and security as a top priority, and you should understand that there is always a possibility that things can get out of hand when you gather a lot of exciting and possibly intoxicated individuals in one area to watch a concert. Therefore, you have to know how to enfor...

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Corporate Event Security North West

May 21, 2020
Corporate Event Security North West. When hosting an event, you want the confidence to know that any potential risk - whether from crowd management, conflict or any other danger – is going to be minimised, and that were the worst to happen, any situation would be handled quickly, safely and in a professional manner.

At Spartan 24 Hour Security, we specialise in the provision of security services for corporate clients, private functions and exclusive events, throughout Warrington, Liverpool, ...

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Pub Security North West

April 29, 2020
Pub Security North West. These are just a few guides to keep you starting on thinking about your security system. At the end, it will only be yourself who will be able to determine the different aspects of security you need for your business.

There are a few things to consider in order to make your club pub secured. You cannot rely on a single type of security even if it is a state-of-the-art security system. It does not mean that this kind of security is not needed; rather, it must complement...

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Door Supervisors North West

April 10, 2020
Door Supervisors North West. We deliver Door supervisors that guarantee quality. All static and corporate security guards have received training based on tried and tested police an military services surveillance techniques. Using these proven surveillance techniques result in your company experiencing reduced problem incidents and a lower cost for your property ownership.

Our door staff are there to keep the peace, making sure the venues visitors can enjoy themselves in a controlled safe and r...

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Security Guard Services

February 19, 2020
Warrington Security Guard Services. A security officer (or security guard) is a person who is paid to protect property, assets, or people. Generally the role falls into these sections:

  • Corporate
  • Industrial
  • Domestic
Maintaining a high visibility presence to deter illegal and inappropriate actions, observing (either directly, through patrols, or by watching alarm systems/ video cameras) for signs of crime, fire or disorder; then taking action and reporting any incidents to their client and emergenc...

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Manned Guarding Warrington

December 24, 2019
Why Warrington Manned Guarding Security is Important?

Deters thefts & other crimes

Warrington Manned Guarding. Multiple studies have shown the effectiveness of physical security in preventing thefts and related crimes. The psychological impact of human presence on would-be burglars has been well-documented and can prevent thefts, vandalism, arson etc.

While a CCTV system with the latest sensors and alarms is helpful to monitor a wide area, human intervention is necessary to catch hold of the off...

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