How security companies are adapting in the face of COVID-19

The global response to the coronavirus, or COVID 19, has been swift and drastic. While completely necessary in nature, this act has completely halted most businesses and communities, valuing human lives above the status quo. Given the unique nature of the security industry, security guards in California have been caught between a rock and a hard place- they have to ensure their own safety and security, but also perform the essential tasks they have in the face of this global crisis.

Primarily, this requires the security industry to be aware of the current situation, and therefore adapt their daily routines to fit the changing needs of the new face of the world. The need of the hour is to implement the correct long term plans to ensure both client satisfaction, as well as safety and security of both the client and the security guards in California. In any such situation, the best thing to do is watch what the most effective methods are, and take inspiration from them. This article has therefore been written with a motive to inform and educate the industry on the various actions that are being taken by the security industry across the world to run efficiently among’st the panic and uncertainty that surrounds us.

  • Changes in Scheduling: The most common mode of this virus transmitting is through human to human contact. With this, it makes it impossible to schedule multiple guards together due to the strict social distancing guidelines. Therefore, companies have taken to staggering guards in shorter, but more frequent shifts.

Whether we like it or not, the fact is that the coronavirus is going to be an issue that will plague us for years to come. To not respond to this force of nature would be career suicide, and it falls to the security guard industry to see whether they will weather the test of time successfully, or not. Regardless of the progress of society, security services will always be an important public service, and following the practices outlined in the article will make sure that the industry survives the coming years, and serves the country for years to come.

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Anthony Lockwood

Anthony Lockwood

It's been 6 years since I have developed my passion for writing and I've been writing for various kinds of things. Hope you like my articles.