Facility Security Goals and Responsibilities

Pulse Points

  • Every facility manager has a responsibility for security within the organization.
  • The first goal of a facility manager is protecting people. The second goal is to protect property.
  • Security involves four principal groups: facility management, public safety, information technology, and employees. All must cooperate and collaborate.
  • The key to staffing is not quantity but rather quality.
  • Quality employees are well-trained employees.
  • The installation of high-tech equipment is useless if you do not have the appropriate staffing and training to monitor, analyze, understand, and maintain it.
  • A good security plan includes screening and background checks of new employees, training, preventing ...

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