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3 Safety Features Your Business Has Probably Overlooked More Than Once

3 Safety Features Your Business Has Probably Overlooked More Than Once
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People have continuously talked about the security of their business, and one of the things they mention is cybersecurity.

Honestly, cybersecurity is just one of them. There are more.

In as much as you need the physical security of your business, you also need to give some attention to your office.

Sadly these are some of the things most business owners will not think about. The idea is: proper physical security can save you a lot.

The truth is that you can’t have the best security without the right equipment. Below are the three safety features your business has probably overlooked more than once:

1. Security Cameras

You can get the best security cameras out there. So, you need to research to know what type of security camera.

First, make sure that you know exactly what you want to do with your cameras. Below are the questions that you can consider asking yourself:

– Is your aim to monitor your employees or do you want to prevent theft or watch your customers? Or do you want to keep a simple track or whatever happens in the building?

– Which one do you need? Hallway surveillance or outdoor surveillance? 

– Do you intend to use the cameras 24/7 or use them at specific times?

– Do you intend to use your cameras to capture things in the dark? Maybe you’ll have to consider cameras with infrared capabilities.

– How long will you keep your video and what kind of storage do you intend to use?

The advancement in technology has now enabled people to have security cameras that suit their business, whether you are on a shoestring business or not. You can also hire a reputable company to help you with fire alarm installations.

If you have the cash, you go an extra mile and get your business a discreet hidden camera to help you monitor your business in real time.

2. Keyless Lock Systems

It’s no secret that most businesses now use keyless lock systems. Below are some of the types of keyless lock systems you should check out:

Mechanical– The good thing about this keyless system is that it doesn’t require too many hard skills to operate. Besides, it’s weatherproof.

Electronic– This keypad is a little different. While using it, you will require some electric current. Typically, it’s always illuminated. You deserve this.

Biometric– These are the keypads that are also widely known as the fingerprint because the touchpads fitted on them can detect fingerprint. If you need a high level of security at your business, you need this than anything else.

3. Lighting Systems

Don’t ignore the lighting systems in your business. They are critical, but most business owners don’t think they are necessary. It’s one of the office supplies for an organized workspace. Some even believe that they are saving on cost by omitting lighting systems.

Yes, it is true that leaving your lights throughout can be wasteful, but it helps a lot. You never want to take risks with your business, and so, this should be your top priority if you’re going to maintain your business and get the best out of it.

Besides just setting up the lighting systems, you can fit them with security cameras because they work hand in hand.


Your business is your investment, and it will be sad to lose everything you have taken years to build. You don’t have to suffer because of a simple thing. Get any of these or even all and start protecting your business.

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Emenike Emmanuel
I am a multiple Award-winning blogger, CEO of Entrepreneur Business Blog, Chief Evangelist of Ebusinessroom Ventures, Lead Coach of The Excellent Entrepreneurs' Network (TEEN) and Convenor of #NaijaSitUp. My business is to help you start, manage and grow a profitable and sustainable business using digital marketing strategies. I have been featured and mentioned on platforms like, BloggingTips, StarterStory, StatusBrew, Realty Times, Emerald TV, SmartBCamp, Blogging from Paradise, Write Worldwide, Enterprise Boom, Atang Magazine, etc. In 2019, my blog won the Best Digital Media Award from AB Afrikpreneur. When you want to hire a professional to handle your online marketing, I'm your go-to-expert you can speak to. In 2019, I won the Blogger of the Year from the Global Excellence in Marketing Awards, USA and my brainchild, EBB won the Best Digital Media Award at the AB Afrikpreneur Awards. You can connect with me on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and LinkedIn with this handle, @EmenikeNg

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