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Why do you Need Construction Guards?

Safety Accidents. Failure to follow construction code, procedures, or simply an accident happen all the time. By having a trained ISSM construction site guard to oversee the construction process, accidents will be minimized by ensuring standards are maintained. In addition, should something happen during non-working hours, our guard will take quick action, potentially saving lives […]

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The most important tool in the box!

When beginning a new construction project, there are many factors to consider.  You need a good staff, a team of professionals and of course only the best tools and supplies.  Don’t let the most valuable tool, a fire security guard, get overlooked.  Fire security guards cannot be underestimated. Despite the most detailed blueprints and dedicated […]

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The France Attack – One Year Later

One year ago on November 13, 2015, Salim Toorabally was a security guard for the Nation Stadium in France on the night of a major soccer game.  Approximately 80,000 people had piled into the stadium to watch France compete against Germany.  It was an immensely exciting night. Amid his many duties, he stopped a certain […]

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Back-to-School Safety

Back-to-school does not have to mean back-to-worrying. Though safety inside school is ultimately the responsibility of the security professionals, principal and school staff, parents can take a few basic steps make sure their kids are safe. Here are a few guidelines. Learn the protocol. Important phone numbers, and all sort of other information relevant to […]

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City Council Approved Security Provider Grant

Private school in NYC are eager to increase the culture of safety within and around their walls. Thanks to a new grant from the City Council. Many children in New York City walk to and from school independently, creating a tremendous amount of foot traffic in the morning and at dismissal times. Grade school children […]

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Our City’s Most Vulnerable Citizens

About 250,000 children attend over 800 private schools across New York City.   Until recently these schools have had to pay out of pocket for their students’ rights to safety.  Thanks to a recent innovative legal policy, the city will now be able to fund security guards at private schools.   The policy goes into effect as […]

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Will any uniform do the trick?

An old story about a security guard and a lesson. There was once a very wealthy man who purchased a prized and valuable horse. He was so thrilled by the animal that he could not bear to put him in a regular stable lest a thief be tempted to ride away with the spectacular horse. […]

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Six Traits of Top Security Guards

Responsible multi-tasking: Security guards must divide their attention in many ways in order to monitor alarms and cameras while also checking credentials and conducting security checks of visitors and employees who wish to gain enter the workspace.  They must compose regular observation reports, detain violators and interview witnesses if necessary. Always Alert: Most of the […]

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Evaluating Workplace Security

Recent events have alerted the country to the dire need for top notch security at all times. When evaluating the security of one’s workplace, window bars are an interesting option in addition to a proper security system. There are a number of things to consider when deciding if window bars are right for your needs. […]

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Faulty Security Cameras at the Cincinnati Zoo

The Cincinnati Zoo made headlines recently when a young boy fell into the Gorilla World exhibit which housed 11 Lowland Silverback Gorillas. A 400 pound gorilla named Hambre dragged the boy through a mote filled with water. After the boy spent 10 minutes in the grasp of the large ape, the zoo’s security team shot […]

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