What is this?
Just like in every other industry in London, the security industry also needs UK security supervisors who will be responsible to supervise those people who are working under them. They will be required to ensure that those people are doing their work in such a way that it meets with the minimum standards of the SIA and also the client company. There is a whole range of things which a supervisor will have to remember such as to ensure that all officers is properly dressed and that they have all of the necessary security equipment which they will need to do their jobs effectively. This will be things such as torches, possibly batons and in some cases firearms. At the start of each shift the UK security supervisor have to confer with his colleague from the previous shift to ensure that all equipment is in good condition.
What about access control?
One of the most important functions when it comes to security is always access control and the UK security supervisor have to ensure that those security guards working under him will be able to do their jobs properly. Only people who have been approved for entry should be allowed to enter while everyone else has to be kept outside. Access control is very important and at most businesses and corporations it is the first line of defense and when done properly 90% of problems on the premises could be avoided. From time to time UK security supervisors have to visit the main access gates in order to verify whether everything is done in order to ensure the security of those premises.
What about the perimeter?
Without a doubt the perimeter of a Corporation or business is a very important part of the security measures which will be used by any business or Corporation and the UK security supervisor will have to ensure that the necessary patrols is done in order to ensure that the perimeter is in a satisfactory condition. When any breaches of that perimeter is reported the UK security supervisor have to know what to do. It will be necessary to assess that situation as accurately as possible and to determine the threat. Now it may be sufficient to handle the situation locally with the available security officers on duty, but it may also be necessary to involve law enforcement should it be discovered that the threat is more serious.