In our last blog, we talked about how fire has consumed major wood-frame construction projects across North America recently, resulting in hundreds of millions, if not billions, of dollars in damage. Firefighters recommend that developers and...
Wood-Frame Construction Fire Risks and Security (2 of 2)
Wood-Frame Construction Fire Risks and Security (1 of 2)
Construction projects are going up in flames across North America. At dawn on May 15, 2016, fire swept through a condo development under construction in White Rock, B.C., displacing more than 100 nearby residents. On July 8, 2017, in Kelowna,...
The Odd (Security) News File
For this year’s Summer RANT (Random Advice, News and Tips) blog, we’ve rounded up some recent security-related news stories. What can you learn from these true crime stories?
Crane Climbing: Hot Trend, Security Headache
Crane climbers are giving contractors a serious headache this summer.
Non-Violent Crime Heats Up in Summer
Non-violent crimes spike in the summer, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. At Radius Security, we’ve noticed more teenagers out making mischief since summer vacation began and a sharp uptick in suspicious activity in general since May. ...
Teamwork Catches Crooks
A security system is only as effective as the people responding to it. You can purchase the most expensive state-of-the-art video surveillance technology, install banks of security cameras, hire guards around the clock--and still fail to arrest...
Security Systems Improve Employee Safety
Why install a security system? To catch criminals, of course. However, protecting employees is also a key reason for video monitoring and other security solutions.
Are Security Providers Liable for Loss or Damage?
If a security provider is negligent, is it liable for all a client’s related losses or damages? The short answer: It depends. But generally, no. Why? Largely because of the limitation of liability clause, standard in most service contracts.
Crane Climbers Pose Security Risk at Construction Sites
Crane climbers are a serious problem for construction companies. And the problem is growing, thanks to "rooftopping.". This latest social media trend is driving thrill-seekers to climb cranes, dangle from scaffolding, and creep along skyscraper...
What to Look for in a Video Surveillance System for your Construction Site
If you’re tired of spending money on security guards who aren’t consistently preventing crime from happening on your construction site, you may be ready to consider a more effective alternative. There are options in today’s market that can...