There has been a recent surge in the theft of large quantities of product and equipment from business premises by armed robbers, and Guarding South Africa is sharing the advice we are giving our clients on how to foil such attacks. This is especially important information for those of you who for budget reasons are […]
Providing our services across multiple locations, Guarding South Africa is well-placed to monitor crime patterns and has the added advantage of tapping into the expertise of the Justicia Investigations team to evaluate risk and provide preventative solutions. This helps us bring our clients’ attention to new and increased security risks, meaning that they can take steps to prevent avoidable loss.
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 numbered. They made a
hasty retreat but not before the GSA security officer got the registration of the truck.
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 the reception, second floor, change room and workshop area on the premises. The security officer used his initiative and immediately switched off the main switch on the distribution board preventing possible serious damage. This took place after hours and the emergency procedure was actioned. The premises
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 and training. Guarding South Africa goes one step further by conducting the following:
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.
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.
GSA polygraphs all potential applicants. Many candidates make it through the initial interview process but are turned away after failing a polygraph examination.