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Essential Things a Security Guard must have


Today we face various kind of threats where ever we go and the security guards are the primary barrier who stops such threats. While doing their job they never know what all incidents and risks they have to encounter. Hence they must be prepared, after all the basic idea behind security is prevention of undesirable occurrences – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Essential Things a Security Guard must have

Essential Things Security Guards Must Have
A flash light or torch is a very important piece
of equipment not only to aid clear vision but
also as a weapon. The light can be used to dazzle
the attacker giving enough time for a trained
guard to raise alarm or to subdue the attacker.
No special training is needed for using a flash
light. The flashlight should be waterproof,
durable, solid and produce bright light.
An important part of the job description is to
observe and report. Though carrying note pad and
pen seems outdated it is the most effective way
to keep track of all dates and names and jot down
any details while on phone. Also it acts as a
future proof or reference to look up any
Pen And Waterproof Note Pad
Communication Devices
Fully Charged Smartphone enables quick calls by
assigning speed dials but also provide powerful
tools like internet, camera, maps and apps that
can facilitate quick recording and reporting.
2 Way Radio is a must have for close protection
officers and security guards of events. It offers
uninterrupted safe communication without the
battery low problem.
Mini First Aid Kit
Having a supply to first aid kit can sometimes
decide life and death particularly in remote
locations. For a highly risky job like security
guard, it is a basic need to have first aid kit,
not just for themselves but also for people they
are meant to guard.
Duty Belt
It is an important piece of utility equipment
giving an easy way to carry all the gears
including weapon. It gives quick access to things
when they are most needed, as agility and speed
is very crucial in this job. Also it gives off
the official look aura.
Security License
On duty officers must carry security licenses.
There will be instances where guards will be
asked to produce a proof of authority by
civilians and by police. Also it is needed for
security clearances within the organization.
Security guard need to carry a weapon. The type
of weapon depends on the job and the training
background of the personnel. Guns, batons, pepper
spray, tear gas, handheld electroshock devices
are common assortment of weapons used by security
officers. Irrespective of the type of weapon the
guard possess, the person should be trained on
how and when to use it by abiding the laws.
Thank You
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