The Las Vegas area continues to grow with new construction for residences, apartment buildings, businesses, retail, industrial, commercial and expanding entertainment and gaming establishments. Most people think of Las Vegas as solely a gambling town. While the community offers a wide variety of restaurants, entertainment, shopping and gambling opportunities for visitors, the greater Las Vegas metropolitan area is home to nearly 2 million people. The community continues to grow with new construction programs in progress for residential areas, schools, businesses and roads.
Construction sites have always been targets for vandalism and theft. With valuable copper, fuel, aluminum, wiring, lumber and other building supplies construction sites are considered easy prey. Thefts are not just at night. They occur throughout the day right under worker’s eyes; sometimes by workers and subcontractors themselves. There are so many people on larger sites that keeping a vigilant watch is important to protect the investments for these projects.
This is one reason construction surveillance services las vegas nv are a necessary service to this continually expanding community. Besides millions of dollars in material there are construction equipment & vehicles and multiple contractor, sub-contractor and employee vehicles to be protected. Las Vegas isn’t known for doing things small or second rate. Even a recent park construction and remodel was deemed important enough to bring in surveillance and extra off-hours security.
Construction mangers have enough to do to oversee completion of a building project with all of its elements and then must add security as well for management of vehicle traffic, watching materials and equipment, access to the site, workers logging in and out, night-time vandalism and other security issues. It used to be enough to install chain link fences as a deterrent. Today security personnel are assigned to the task of keeping a vigilant view during the day and night, verifying identification, watching suspicious activity and paying attention to past occurrences of theft patterns and methods. Use of complex surveillance equipment and cameras become important in the effort to spot and prevent security issues. The sophisticated devices provide an extra eye on many situations and the opportunity for reviewing activity. Vigilance is the key to maintaining security.
Surveillance camera system are installed to monitor access points, storage areas, equipment, materials and staging areas. To be most effective as a deterrent a number of cameras are prominently placed where they may be easily seen. Many other systems are also installed to monitor the bold thieves and vandals who think they can avoid detection. Lights are installed to deter unwanted visitors at night, but should be supplemented with infrared, motion detector and physical guards to monitor unwanted visitors. Determined thieves and vandals try to use light glare and the unexpected to gain access to complete their missions.
The sophistication of video and surveillance equipment continues to expand with technologies and works hand in hand with security personnel to deter theft and provide a safe workable environment night and day at all construction throughout the Las Vegas valley. Smaller projects, parks and road construction can fall victim to theft also. Even here surveillance equipment may help protect assets.