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22nd April 2015 Issue no. 261
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It allows the user to view visitors at the door before speaking or admitting them. The remote push button release feature enables you to wirelessly open doors and gates if fitted with electronic locks. The simple setup menu makes for very quick and easy installation of the system.
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VBH advise that the cylinder is supplied with 3 'Q' branded open profile keys as standard, and that it has 6 pins rather than the normal 5.
With some safes now being offered with delivery to kerbside, there is a likelihood that occasionally safes may not be correctly anchored. It should be made totally clear to purchasers that any safe certified in accordance with EN1143-1/2 and weighing less than 1000kg, must be anchored in order to conform.
If it is not, then the certification is invalid. In the event of a subsequent loss, the policyholder may find that they are not adequately covered.
Ken Peterson is a true professional; dedicated, hard-working and tireless in his efforts. Each and every one of his incomparable tools has been designed with durability and effectiveness in mind, and he continues to impress with his innovative and unique designs. Take his fantastic collection of resilient, versatile Knife Tools; for example.
The NP Knife Peterson Knife Tool can open a lock in SECONDS, and can be operated by both the hobbyist and the professsional. Mini Knife Tools are not as thick as the standard Knife Tool, but they are ideal for opening older master locks and thumbturn locks. All of these tools are available at TradeLocks, as they are the biggest stockist of Peterson tools in the world.
It is a natural alliance for the two companies, which both have big name customers that prize excellent service, products and delivery.
Mitie, the facilities management company, has retained a multi-million pound security contract with the Fujitsu, one of the UK and Ireland's leading IT systems, services and products companies.
Over the next three years, Mitie's total security management business will provide integrated services including security personnel, key holding, alarm response and mobile patrols. Mitie will also provide remote monitoring via a dedicated pod at Mitec, Mitie's technology centre. This will monitor over 40 of Fujitsu's vital UK locations, including head offices, data centres and satellite locations.
This little box of tricks is claimed by the manufacturers to be the smallest of its' kind available on the market, measuring just 88 x 88x 32mm. It is ideal for applications where space is at a premium whilst being budget-friendly and OnVIF compatible too.
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The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) - the trade body representing the UK's private security industry - has called for increased partnership work between the police and the private security industry in response to Labour's pledge to guarantee neighbourhood policing in every area.
The Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) has welcomed the publication of the long-awaited new Building Regulations which - for the first time in England - require new homes to incorporate provisions to resist unauthorised access.
The ability to copy or program vehicle keys and remotes adds additional business to service and diagnostic garages, car sales and main dealers, plus key cutters and auto locksmiths.
The Send For Help Group has acquired Bluechip Technologies Ltd (trading as Guardian24), which makes the group the largest lone worker protection provider in Europe. Combined with its existing subsidiary Skyguard, the Group has a subscriber base totalling 70,000 users across a diverse range of Public and Private sector vertical markets.
A UK awarding body has announced an open and thorough review of its quality procedures after a source warned of malpractice in a centre offering security qualifications. The focus of the review will be to determine whether additional approaches could be adopted that might detect malpractice more reliably and quickly.
Security provider G4S and VPS, the vacant property specialists, have announced a strategic partnership that will launch what is claimed to be 'an unparalleled' new solution into the vacant property services market.