Key holding and alarm response

Are you putting your staff at risk by asking them to be key holders and responding to alarm activations out-of-hours?

You should be very cautious about requesting your employees to attend your site following an out-of-hours alarm activation - the following questions highlight why: 

  • Do you have an effective health and safety lone worker system in use?
  • Does your insurance cover staff who attend your site alone? 
  • Who will support your employee if they are confronted or even attacked by an offender?
  • Does your employee have the confidence and received satisfactory conflict management training to go into a situation where they may have to deal with an offender?
  • How will you provide adequate response cover when your key holder is away, sick or has been drinking alcohol?
  • Can your key holders be on site and have addressed the alarm within 20 minutes of the call?
  • Are your key holders trained in crime scene management, including the preservation of evidence?

Security challenges answered by our key holding and alarm response service

As you can see, there are many risks and challenges associated with having a member of staff act as your key holder. Use Venture's key holding and alarm response service and you will eliminate these challenges, while taking the pressure and added responsibility off your employees. 

Key holding and alarm response is not expensive. If you're a business with premises in Hampshire or Wiltshire, you can enjoy this security service from as little as £300 per year. 

Delivering 24/7/365 Security Services across Hampshire and Wiltshire, Venture Security has permanent service patrols in and around Andover, Basingstoke, Fareham, Salisbury and Winchester. 

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Benefits of utilising our key holding and alarm response service

  • Protects staff from potential harm and other risks associated with lone working
  • Average alarm response time under 23 minutes
  • No issues with key holding staff being off sick or on leave
  • Trained and accredited SIA security personnel on call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
  • Security officers who are fully trained in crime-scene and conflict management
  • Full and detailed customer reports available 
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What customers say about Venture

We protect ancient monuments and amazing buildings such as Stonehenge and Salisbury Cathedral as well as safeguard the finish line at London Marathon. Large and small businesses across Hampshire and Wiltshire use us to keep their premises secure and with our low level police powers, we also provide community safety for citizens in the Cities of Winchester and Salisbury. You’ll also see our security teams at many of the region’s most prestigious seasonal events and also providing close protection for VIP appearances. Whether you’re a facilities manager in need of static guarding, a business owner looking to introduce mobile patrols, or an event organiser in need of experienced support, you know you’ll be in good hands.

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Why Venture is the best choice for security in Hampshire and Wiltshire

Venture is an security company you can trust and rely on. We have the right experience, training and accreditations as well as the best staff and first-class management, ensuring a smooth delivery no matter what circumstances may arise.

As a people-centric organisation, we are committed to building strong and lasting relationships with our customers. A core set of values underpin everything we do and customer feedback is incredibly important to us, which is why we’re delighted to have been rated excellent in every field, in our latest bi-annual customer satisfaction survey.  

 

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