An alert GSA Security Officer saved a construction company he was hired to protect from suffering a substantial loss of building material. This occurred in the early hours of the morning when an 8 ton truck arrived to remove building material. The security officer bravely confronted the would be thieves even though he was out […]
Guarding South Africa (GSA) security officer’s awareness prevented a client’s premises from burning down. One of the security officers on his routine patrol noticed an adaptor sparking. The sparking soon turned into a fire and was immediately extinguished by the security officer. Further checks by additional security officers followed and popping sounds were heard in […]
How does it work? The South African private security sector is governed by the Private Security Regulation Act, which states that all guarding security officers must be registered before they may be employed. Companies that employ their own in-house security offices need to be registered with PSIRA as a security provider. Security guards are graded according to their qualifications, experience […]
Our Group’s foundation in the field of intelligence gathering is always evident in the manner in which we recruit and deploy our staff including our security guards. Below we cover the areas that are considered when we employ our guarding staff: Security Risk Assessment Undercover Agents Guarding Recruitment & Selection Process Polygraph Tests Training & […]
Choosing a guarding company that is right for your business is crucial in combating crime within your company. A guarding company needs to be honest and reliable so that you can have peace of mind knowing that they are there to help you and your business eradicate crime. So what should you consider when choosing […]
During a normal search process at an industrial site, a would be employee thief was surprised by GSA security when a security officer located items, stolen from the factory, strapped to his ankles.
GSA secures a construction site by having security officers strategically placed, as well as controlling access and egress. The suspect, an employee of a sub-contractor, thought he was safe to leave with stolen property after wrapping stolen cable around his body. Unfortunately for the thief, GSA staff were one step ahead. As added value to […]
GSA polygraphs all potential applicants. Many candidates make it through the initial interview process but are turned away after failing a polygraph examination. Frans Van Biljon, polygraphist, recalls one case where he checked an applicant for a criminal record using his ID number. The applicant’s credentials came all matched and his references checked out. However, […]