ASAP is the premier provider of security personnel needed to watch a premise, equipment, or materials on an ongoing basis or for short-term assignments. They can be deployed to take on a variety of assignments such as to patrol buildings, watch vacant homes while the homeowner is away, act as a physical deterrent to theft or tampering with equipment and materials at construction sites, and monitor the activities of sub trades while the primary contractor is at another location.
ASAP’s security personnel are trained to handle any emergencies that might occur during specific watch situations.
Should a property’s fire alarm or sprinkler system malfunction or be out of service for repairs, the owner is legally required to conduct a fire watch of the premises until the system is reactivated. ASAP security personnel can assist with this function.
ASAP security personnel are trained under NFPA 601, the Manual for Standard Security Services in Fire Loss Prevention. Those responding will patrol the building every half hour, reporting the status in log notes or to the local fire service. By meeting the legal requirements, this procedure can eliminate municipal fines and insurance coverage questions.
Contractors require specific equipment and cargo to be on a construction site to properly complete their project. Special equipment or trailers full of cargo can be very expensive, and security personnel may need to be on site 24 hours a day to speed up the claim process should an emergency occur. ASAP security personnel can help to ensure that contractors have the necessary protection from theft or tampering.
Sub Trade Watch and Time Tracking
In many instances, restoration contractors require the assistance of sub trades for specialized work. ASAP security personnel can assist in their oversight by diligently monitoring sign-in procedures and providing an accurate account to the contractor of when the sub trades arrived and when they departed.
Contractors require that certain expensive materials be on site to complete their work. While necessary, these materials can be susceptible to theft and are valuable on the black market. ASAP security personnel provide a physical deterrent to thieves by posting round-the-clock watches on the materials no matter where they are located on the site to make sure that no theft or tampering occurs.
Whether a homeowner plans to be away for a day or several months, ASAP security personnel will ensure that the home is secure and complies with any insurance policy rules for vacant property. Many homeowners are not aware that standard home insurance frequently does not cover damage incurred while a home is vacant if it is not inspected on a regular basis. ASAP security personnels will visit the residence on a predetermined schedule to monitor all plumbing, electrical, and mechanical components of the home. During each visit, they look for unusual activity or suspicious persons in the area as well as functional problems such as water leaks or damage. This ASAP service is also a vital option for individuals with seasonal residences.