Our Independent Services include:
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The recommendations outlined in our reports will lower the security risk factor of facilities/campus’, and enhance the sense of wellbeing for all legitimate users. Importantly, it will contribute to legal defence should litigation occur in relation to violence. A Security Review Report will provide:
- workable, credible and cost effective solutions
- an Action List with recommendations that are prioritised into areas of criticality and urgency, thereby, offering Management a tool to plan, prioritise and budget
- support to operators, with ongoing accreditation and certification requirements
Security System Design
We have the expertise to provide ‘performance based’ security design specifications that meet the specific needs of a facility, with the capacity of expansion. A security system design specification will be integrated to ensure door alarms, closed circuit television (CCTV), staff emergency/duress, ‘wanderer protection’ and intruder detection are part of the one system.
Architectural (Security) Design
We provide valuable expertise to architects who are at the design stage of new developments in ‘designing out’ many inherent security related problems. Our objective is to use the built and natural environment in a holistic and cohesive way to reduce opportunities for crime.
Designing Out Crime – Read Article Here
Security and Safety Workshops
Harris Crime Prevention Services have developed Workshops for Health, Aged Care (including Community Health Workers) and School Staff. Our workshop facilitators are experienced and qualified in training, with vast experience in crime prevention for Health, Aged Care and Schools. This is underpinned by extensive local and overseas research.
Fire Awareness/Evacuation Training
This encompasses theory presentation covering the chemistry of fire, the fire triangle and prevention, as well as practical instruction in the use of fire appliances. Emergency evacuation training covers the principles and procedures that are site specific to each facility, including the operation of alarm systems.
Facility Inspections for Health and Aged Care
These are conducted in accordance with the Commonwealth Department of Health & Family Service Aged Care Certification Assessment Instrument. Recommendations are provided to enable cost effective upgrading of facilities to meet the requirements.
Emergency Procedure Documentation
Security Master Plans
Strategically aligns security to corporate and site needs and risks. Considers a range of critical issues including management structures, technology, policies and ‘designing out’ crime with architectural and ergonomic concepts.