Our proven three-step approach to guarding assignments consistently delivers effective site security irrespective of location, duration or lead time.
We can install security guards on sites across the UK within three hours.
Construction sites are regarded as an easy target for opportunistic thieves, with many contractors and vehicles entering each day as well as being completely vacated at night. Many construction sites suffer theft, yet security is often considered a ‘luxury’ (or an unnecessary evil!).
However, well-managed uniformed construction site security is effectively cost-neutral, with savings made in the prevention of lost plant, materials and frustrating downtime. It may also be an insurance requirement.
“Couldn’t have asked for a quicker or more professional response to urgent guarding at this prestigious development. Your supervisor, Josh, was excellent by the way.”
Richard T. H. Pierce, Chairman
Darwin Group Ltd.
Each site assessed by qualified security professionals to identify the nature and details of the security issues and how they should be managed.
This assessment forms the basis of the unique security plan for the site.
Security guards installed on site.
The security patrol plan route is QR coded at each key point. This enables it to be tracked and reported to the agreed frequency in the plan. Tracking and proof data is provided via an app.
Security guards’ phones are geo-fenced to ensure the data is sent from the exact location being guarded.
Each guard, as a lone-worker, must check-in once an hour.
Site security status is reported daily
The guard is the ‘eyes and ears’ on site and regularly provides site security status reports
Reports include any changing situations and differences in security provision or actions required
With the risk mitigation being paramount, we start by vetting our officers to BS 7858 to confirm at least 5 years unblemished history, with each being DBS checked and, of course, SIA licensed and highly experienced.
Where stipulated, security guards holding CSCS cards can be deployed. In addition, officers arrive prepared with full PPE including hard hat, hi-vis clothing and safety boots. Being CHAS accredited, Secure Site UK naturally takes site health and safety seriously, in order to protect all parties.
Before commencing, detailed assignment instructions and site-specific risk assessments are completed by one of our guarding supervisors to ensure guards’ duties exactly meet the construction site security requirements. This starts with reporting directly to the Site Manager upon arrival to receive a briefing and, where possible, a site tour – with relevant risks noted and responsibility for keys accepted.
With site patrol intervals agreed, officers check perimeter and gate security, plant, materials with any damage – potential issues or incidents are time-stamped in the site log book.
Officer supervision is key to a successfully managed site, and that’s what we believe sets our guarding service apart from the others. We conduct regular, unannounced supervisory site visits to check guard performance and welfare.
We believe there’s the potential for every security guard to be a real asset to the site management team – especially when well-managed and dedicated to their role.
“Please give all the security guards our thanks, they have all been fab, professional and friendly. You have been a great company to work with for both the security guards and the fencing.”
Ros Andrews, Managing Director
K. Lacey (E & D) Ltd.
Secure Site UK’s security dog handlers provide an unrivalled visual and psychological deterrent – as well as physical obstruction to those ignoring polite notices or intent on committing criminal activity.
The cost-effectiveness a security dog is often overlooked, since a highly trained and experienced canine unit with heightened senses of smell and hearing can efficiently protect a site otherwise requiring 3 static officers.
To meet emergency requirements, Secure Site UK also has the capability and flexibility to install licensed security officers and dog handlers anywhere in the UK within 3 hours.
We are SSAIB and insurance approved CCTV installers, ensuring your systems are installed – and certificated – to the highest specification and in accordance with the British Standard BS 50132 or BS 8418, the code of practice for a Police response.
Our security guards are SIA licensed, DBS checked and industry vetted to BS 7858.
Our operations comply with BS 7499 regarding security guards and mobile patrols and BS 7984 regarding key-holding.
We’re also active members of the BSIA (British Security Industry Association) and NASDU (National Association of Security Dog Users).