International Security Officers’ Day, which takes place on the 24th of July every year, is an opportunity to recognise and thank those people who work behind the scenes to keep us safe. A global security industry initiative, International Security Officers’ Day is now celebrated in a wide variety of countries across the world including here in Australia, along with Bangladesh, Canada, China, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Macau, India, Ireland, Italy, Singapore, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom, USA and Thailand. So why this Sunday
The current coronavirus pandemic is unlike anything our generation has seen. The situation is changing constantly and the ramifications are impacting both the health of our society and the livelihood of businesses. At Excell Security, together with our sister company Enhance Services, we want to let you know that we always ensure best-practice hygiene measures. This has been a priority for us since the day our business opened over ten years ago. It’s a priority because we care about our
As an employer you’re responsible for the safety of the people working for you and this means you need to put reasonable measures in place to safeguard your employees when they’re on the job. The definition of reasonable measures will depend a lot on your specific industry, the level of risk your employees assume in their day-to-day activities, the location of your business and the type of people they come into contact with.
Not all businesses operate on a 9-5 schedule and if your business is one of the many that is open at night or very early in the morning, staff safety should be a priority. Employees who work in round-the-clock occupations like hospitality and healthcare are often at greater risk of falling victim to crime. As an employer you are responsible for making sure your staff feel safe and protected when they are at work.