Every business or home is vulnerable to security issues and risks despite the relatively low reported incidences of crimes, theft, and assault in Singapore. When it comes to safety, it’s better to be safe than sorry. Read on to see why you should consider hiring a security company to provide security guard services in Singapore to keep your homes and businesses safe. Professional On-Ground Security Personnel Security professionals are well-trained to deal with aggressive people, manage challenging situations and perform first-aid. Minutes matter in life-threatening emergencies. Being on-ground, guards are usually the first responders to dangerous situations and not the police and/or Singapore Civil Defence Force. Security personnel can respond quickly by defusing conflicts or performing first-aid, which is crucial to saving people’s lives. Security professionals are also trained to possess keen observational skills which aid them in detecting and mitigating suspicious activities. Round-The-Clock Monitoring Not all security guards spend their time on active patrol in a residential, commercial and/or industrial property. A security professional may be employed to monitor video surveillance, check credentials or restrict access to an area. Guards are more experienced and efficient in operating surveillance machines and alarms, saving the extra time and costs of training a civilian employee. This also makes it easier for them to watch and control who enters and leaves the premises they are guarding. Reduce Security Risks Security personnel keeps your property secure by detecting and deterring potential threats. They are equipped with the knowledge of detecting potentially hazardous situations and enforcing property policies and regulations to the public. This greatly reduces risks like fire, theft, and assault, creating a safer residential, commercial and/or industrial environment for all. Contact GCM Safety Today for a Greater Peace of Mind Employing security guards in Singapore is the best way to protect your business from both internal and external threats. GCM Safety & Security provides security personnel and surveillance services for your residential and commercial properties in Singapore. Contact us at +65 6294 6916 or send an email at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your security needs today.