The ongoing global situation has brought about profound changes in the way we work. To support this new environment, you may have or planning to put new technologies and operational practices in place. Now, enterprises are dealing with greater security challenges. Including traditional security guards duties and operations.
There isn’t a better time than now, to rethink your security strategy. Most importantly, the first in contact personnel to your company or residence; is your security guard. The roles of security guards are changing as a result of the ongoing global crisis. They are now responsible for COVID-19 regulation enforcement at their job sites; which includes:
• Health Screenings and Visitor Temperature Checks
Security officers are experiencing an extension of regular visitor management security protocols, particularly in commercial office spaces. They are required to administer temperature checks and complete screening forms for visitors entering the building or site.
• Enforcing of Covid protocols.
The new entrance protocols, security officers are tasked with enforcing new policies and procedures like mask wearing, checking of temperature and sanitizing. In addition; in high density user environments like schools, supermarkets and public parks, congestion may occur which is highly an attribute towards the spread of coronavirus. Security guards are obliged to the enforcement of keeping of a safe distance between people.
• Additional Training Needs
Your security guards are facing a lot of new uncertainties and must be properly trained on how to implement and maintain changing regulations at their various job sites. With our proficient health and safety specialists, we can aid in training of your security guards in order for them to be up-to date with the changing dynamics of security.
• Assisting those most vulnerable in navigating new layouts and protocols.
Some enterprises have ought to change the layout of their environment in order to curb the spread of the virus. Security guards are required to assist in the movements of both the vulnerable.
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