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            CCTV surveillance solutions can help reduce crime and provide valuable insight and documentation for businesses.

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            Access control is a tool by which you can maintain security of your premises locally or remotely.

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            Effective time management systems are frameworks and techniques designed to help people manage their time better

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            An electric fence is a powerful perimeter intruder detection system which can be attached to an existing perimeter fence or wall.

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          • Alarm & Detection

            Installing reliable alarm detection solutions is the easiest way for businesses to help prevent break-ins.

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          • Preventing Fire

            The goal of fire prevention is to ensure the relevant personnel such as family members and staffs are adequately educated

    • Detecting Fire
          • Detecting Fire

            Whilst the main focus of your fire protection strategy should be to prevent fire, should a fire accidentally break out

    • Containing Fire
          • Containing Fire

            This involves reducing the heat output of a fire, reducing the area over which the fire exists or suppressing or extinguishing the fire.

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            No fire safety strategy is complete without the final part of the plan – escaping fire safely.

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            Building Management Services(BMS) provide a single sea for monitoring and control

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            Multi-site organisations face additional challenges in protecting their employees, customers, premises and assets from the threat of fire and theft.

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            In today’s fast-moving world, one of the most important aspects in safeguarding national or corporate security is information.

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            Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) is based on the principle that proper design and effective use of buildings and public spaces

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            A financial institution’s reputation and profitability are based on how well it proves to customers that it is serious about protecting their assets and investments.

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Fire poses a tremendous safety risk for any business or home. Fires can be life threatening and cause damage to property and/or assets. One of the biggest safety issues we see, in fact, yet one that is sometimes overlooked or underestimated is awareness of fire safety.

An important aspect of any prevention process requires the full awareness of the risks and impacts. Fire safety awareness is the important starting point in an integrated fire safety plan for every business or home.

We have highlighted various aspect to consider in an event of a fire.

Do                                               

  • Know your building’s evacuation plan.
  • Evacuate calmly and quickly whenever a fire alarm or carbon monoxide alarm sounds.
  • Keep important items for instance; medications and medical equipment handy for quick access in the event of a building evacuation.
  • Know two ways out of any building.
  • Before opening a door, feel it with the back of your hand. If the door is hot, do not open it.
  • Stay low to the ground as you make your way to the exit. If there is presence of smoke.
  • Activate the nearest fire alarm in-order to alert those around you, and from a safe location call the emergency numbers by dialing 999 / 112 / 911.
  • Ensure that smoke and carbon monoxide alarms have batteries.
  • Test smoke alarms regularly.
  • Make sure that hallways and stairway doors close tightly.
  • Know the locations of fire extinguishers, fire alarm pull stations, and exits.
  • Learn how to use a fire extinguisher.

Do NOT

  • Leave candles, incense, barbecue grills or other open flames unattended.
  • Leave cooking appliances unattended.
  • Use barbecue grills in or on any building or fire escape.
  • Smoke in bed.
  • Tamper with smoke detectors, carbon monoxide alarms, fire alarms and fire extinguishers.
  • Ignore any building alarm.
  • Use elevators during an evacuation.

For advanced consulting and training in helping workplaces and organizations become better prepared and more aware about safety; contact us, 020 2686857 / 020 7909011 info@opticom.co.ke

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