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FAQ

Please find below answers to common questions that we’re asked about security our services to help you hire the right security service for your business.


Security guards are responsible for keeping property, staff and clients safe and secure. They control property access, physically patrol an area and observe activity.

These trained security professionals are ready-to-act and respond to potential security breaches and emergencies.

For a more complete list of guard duties, read Security Guard list of duties.

Security guards can be employed in a wide number of roles with varying responsibilities, depending upon their training and specialty experience but here are a list of the most common types of security guards.

To check out the top 4 types of Security Guards read Top Security Guard Tpes Explained.

 

Jones XL is a trusted security company with over 40 years experience. All our guards are fully qualified, highly trained professional security guards as per the Security Industry Act 1998 and hold a current First Aid Certificate, OH&S White Card, RSA and WWCC (Working with Children Clearance).

When clients come to us with this question, we ask for the key details about the type and size of the event. However, there are a lot of other factors that influence the number of event security guards we provide at any given event.

Depending on the nature of the event, the Industry Standard is 2 guards for the first 100 Pax and then 1 guard for each additional 100 pax or part thereof.  If it is an event where alcohol is served then it is compulsory fort the guard to have RSA. If it is an event for Under 18’s, WWCC is preferred.

To find out more read How many Security Guards do I need for my Event?

Finding a professional security company to protect your business or property, that is the best fit for your requirements, is an important decision.

Ask lots of questions!
Are they locally owned or part of a franchise? Is the company focussed on delivering security services?

For our recommended top 7 questions to ask read Top 14 Questions to ask Security Company

Security Risk Management is the ongoing process of identifying security risks and implementing plans to address them.

The purpose of the risk management policy is to provide guidance regarding the management of risks, protect staff and business assets and ensure financial sustainability.

To read more about Risk Management Services here.