According to the latest statistics from the National Insurance Crime Bureau, construction sites — along with vacant homes — are the most vandalized and burglarized sites in the country. In view of statistics such as this, it is lucidly clear that there is a need to have a competent and effective construction security strategy in place. One of the primary concerns of any construction site manager is access, especially when the construction crew is not on the site.
The primary mission at GISS is to function in the capacity of a strategic partner with our clients in order to provide an exceptional and professional level of construction security. What creates the distinction between GISS and other construction site security companies is our specialized expertise in the construction industry as we provide individually tailored strategies based on the specific needs of our clients. We employ these strategies with precision and dedication to the security of the site.
At GISS, our guards use a vendor and visitor log in sheet to accurately record who gains access to the construction site. With this construction security, no equipment or material will be released without the proper written consent of an established authorized person — normally the construction supervisor or site manager.
An exceptional construction site security strategy begins long before the first security officer is placed onsite. Building a proper foundation based on the specific details and needs of the site in question is a prerequisite to a successful strategy deployment. Because construction sites normally involve a significant amount of sub-contractors that represent a number of different fields, there is generally a lot of expensive equipment and material on site, which can be quite tempting for professional and amateur criminals. Devising a strategy that will ensure the safety and security of the site in completion is what GISS specializes in.
We make sure that our security officers are adequately trained to be effective in evaluating a site upon arrival. This allows them to readily identify any particular security issues that need to be addressed. We pride ourselves in offering 24/7 construction security at very reasonable rates. When you look at what we offer, you will easily see that the minimal investment that you are making has immeasurable value.
In addition to providing uniform security personnel, GISS also offers a number of full-service programs, which include:
• 24-hour controlled access — Meaning that all vendors and visitors must log in and out at all times.
• Constant patrolling of the complete site, checking to make sure that all equipment and material is secure.
• Immediately put a halt to unauthorized visits.
• We will detain the trespasser and call police.
• Control and manage any homeless activity in and around the construction site.
• Erect and man a guard shack or station if deemed necessary.
• Write and submit daily activity reports.
• Detect and report any hazardous situations that may have developed.
When you enter into a partnership with GISS, you will find that you are receiving much more than a manned site. You will effectively be engaging in a partnership that will help you consistently monitor the security needs of your site, making sure that any necessary adjustments are made in a timely manner. You will also be exposed to a staff that is highly motivated to provide you with an individualized security program that will be ideal for your site situation and your budget.
Construction companies make up a significant amount of our client base and we have developed a great deal of experience and expertise in dealing with construction sites.
Another important element of our general philosophy that separates us from other security companies is the effort we put into the lifeline of our company — our staff. We invest heavily in our personnel to ensure that they are properly trained and equipped. We also ensure that their salaries are highly competitive. We understand that the effectiveness and dependability of our company greatly depends on them, and we treat them as such. This means that you will be able to depend on them as well.
Our goal here at GISS is to continue to lead the security industry in providing unparalleled security services and individualized programs to our clients at rates that are more than reasonable. You will be happy to know that in most cases, any overtime that may be accrued by the officer will not be passed on to you.
We have developed an extraordinary reputation for excellence, and we are more than happy to provide you with references, should it be necessary. If you are looking for a security company that will be able to provide a comprehensive security program that will allow you to have an exceptional level of confidence that your construction site will remain safe, you can rest assured that you have found a company that you can partner with on your current and future projects. To find out more about our protection services or to discuss your requirements in more detail, call us at (718) 547-8411.
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