Additional protection devices
Of course, to minimize the risk connected with the attack while guarding valuable items or assault while trying to reclaim them, employees of personal protection oriented firms must be equipped with modern, highly reliable devices and additional protection measures, such as a bulletproof vest, a helmet, or sturdy, reinforced boots.
The abovementioned tools may, for example, be Tasers, batons, remote communication devices, and all kinds of weapons.
Especially means of contacting other professionals cannot be neglected, as frequently an expert may be purposefully separated from the group by offenders. Then, he must be prepared to communicate with the team, via voice, video, or text messaging.
By means of the said form of contact, he can inform others about the number of wrongdoers, threat they pose, actions they have undertaken, and – the localization of the separated crewmember. After the collection of the stolen or damaged goods, their owner must be promptly notified about their condition and especially – about the extent of eventual damages.
It is the basis for creating a compensation claim that is afterwards presented to the insurance company financially securing the assets of the owner. The team must be also capable of reporting important details concerning both daily routines and the incident leading to items damaging or being stolen.
In order to do so, daily documentation must be kept and frequently updated, including the number of employees responsible for the realization of a given service, actions they have been performing to keep the assets safe, as well as the equipment they have been using to do so. Summing up, asset and valuable items protection is a challenging and complex service that should be performed only by professionals knowledgeable in the said respect.
Amateurs and unskilled workers may do more harm than good, deteriorating the quality of the looked after items, unwillingly alarming other guards or possible offenders, as well as performing their basic tasks improperly. It goes without saying that a satisfactory performance of the activity in question is costly, mainly because it requires tedious planning, preparation, equipment checking, and task appointing.
Only then can a company safely state that its representatives are ready to secure and care about works of arts, money, jewels, and other possessions the client has. The complete compliance with the code of conduct is, however, the most important issue without which proper service provision becomes virtually impossible.