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ClearView offers fire and security solutions specifically tailored to the construction industry and sites. With years of experience in the industry and our advanced systems, you can ensure the safety and protection of your workers, equipment, and materials. Invest in peace of mind with ClearView’s construction-focused fire and security systems.

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The Importance of Construction Fire and Security Systems

Fire and security systems will protect your employees, premises, and assets in the construction industry. Our systems help ensure safety and security on construction sites, reducing costs, and providing peace of mind, while ensuring compliance with all fire safety regulations and insurance requirements.

Construction sites are vulnerable to several threats, including theft of tools and equipment, arson, vandalism, trespassing, and exposure to construction site dangers.  As a result, fire and security systems are critical for mitigating these risks and promoting a safe and secure work environment for all construction sites.

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CCTV systems and CCTV Monitoring can help construction businesses by providing real-time or recorded surveillance of the premises. CCTV monitoring is an essential component of construction site security. It helps to prevent theft and vandalism, enhance site security, improve health and safety, provide evidence, and monitor equipment.

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Construction Security Systems

Construction sites can be vulnerable to a range of security threats, including theft, vandalism, and unauthorised access. Therefore, it’s important to have robust security measures in place to protect the site and its assets. 

Whether you require a permanent or temporary security solution, ClearView can design, install, maintain, and monitor your security systems to ensure it is still working to its best ability and your site is always protected.

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A perimeter fence can help to keep intruders out of the site, reducing the risk of theft and vandalism. It also provides a clear boundary for workers and visitors, improving safety.

Access control systems, such as key cards, turnstiles or biometric readers, can restrict access to the site to authorised personnel only. This helps to prevent unauthorised access and reduces the risk of theft and vandalism.

ClearView’s contractor management and control include:

  • Checking method statements
  • Checking risk assessment
  • Approved list of contractors/companies
  • Checking of competencies
  • Inclusion of permits
  • Approved/unapproved jobs schedule
  • Post completion job review

CCTV cameras can be strategically placed around your construction site to monitor activities and provide evidence in the event of theft or vandalism. They can also help to deter potential intruders.

Monitored CCTV with perimeter intruder detection alarms and sophisticated video analytics transmitted to our Central Monitoring Station. Operators can warn off intruders via an on-site tannoy and contact the police or keyholders as required.

ClearView can also provide Redeployable “TrailerCam” PTZ camera systems with onboard illumination, beams, PA systems and battery power for rapid and temporary deployment.

Intruder alarm systems can be installed to alert security personnel or the police in the event of a security breach. They can also be connected to your CCTV cameras, providing a more comprehensive security solution.

Adequate lighting around the site can help to deter intruders and improve visibility for workers. Motion-activated lights can be particularly effective in detecting and deterring potential intruders.

Gates and barriers offer a high level of security to construction sites. With the support of Perimeter Intruder Detection Systems, CCTV Systems, Intercoms and Access Control our gates and barriers will:

  • Act as a deterrent to unauthorised personnel
  • Create a solution for traffic control
  • Improve security to your site

Security gates pose the largest threat of security breaches. However, by automating gates, barriers, and road-blockers, the need for human resources can be reduced. To achieve this, it is necessary to design gates, blockers, gate operators, and access control systems with the appropriate fence materials, which may incorporate features such as anti-climbing, anti-cutting, and/or terrorism resistance properties.

Security risk assessments for construction sites will give recommendations that can be made to mitigate identified risks and enhance overall security. This may include measures such as increasing perimeter security, enhancing access control, installing surveillance cameras, providing security personnel or training workers on security protocols.

It’s important to conduct regular security risk assessments throughout the construction process as the site changes, new risks may emerge, and security needs may evolve. By proactively identifying and addressing potential security risks, construction sites can help ensure the safety of workers, equipment, and materials, as well as protect against theft, vandalism, and other security breaches.

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Construction Fire Safety Systems

Fire safety systems are crucial in construction sites as they help prevent fires and minimise their potential impact. Construction sites are considered at a higher risk of fires due to the presence of flammable materials, combustible chemicals, and equipment that can generate heat or sparks. Fire safety is crucial in construction sites as they protecting workers and visitors, minimise property damage, ensure compliance with regulations, and maintain business continuity.

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ClearView can design, install, maintain, and monitor your fire systems to ensure compliance and full working order of your systems.

Fire alarms are essential for ensuring the safety of your workers and preventing property damage on construction sites. They provide early detection, prompt notification, compliance with legal and regulatory requirements, integration with other fire safety systems, and help to prevent property damage.

Smoke detection is a crucial aspect of fire safety on construction sites. It ensures the safety of all employees whilst limiting the damage to property and assets on sites. Installing and maintaining smoke detection systems provides early detection, alerts workers to potential fires, complies with all legislation, integrates with other fire safety systems, and helps to prevent property damage.  

Construction sites are often filled with flammable materials and equipment that can easily catch fire and spread rapidly. Fire extinguishers installation and maintenance can help prevent small fires from turning into larger ones and potentially causing significant damage to the site and endangering workers.

Emergency lighting is an important safety feature on construction sites, as it can help prevent accidents and injuries in the event of a power outage or other emergency situation. Here are some key points about emergency lighting on construction sites:

  • Emergency lighting should be provided in all areas where people are present, such as walkways, stairwells, and other high-traffic areas.
  • The lighting should be sufficient to allow people to safely evacuate the site in the event of an emergency, and it should be installed in such a way that it will not be affected by the emergency itself (such as a fire).
  • The lighting should be able to operate independently of the main power supply, so it can continue to function in the event of a power outage.
  • The lighting should be regularly tested and maintained to ensure that it is in good working order and will be effective when needed.

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Passive Fire Protection

ClearView offer a comprehensive range of passive fire protection solutions to construction sites and has provided fire stopping installations to industry leading construction companies such as Watkin Jones at their Stratford and South London sites.

The Principal Designer under The Construction (Design Management) Regulations 2015 is responsible for ensuring that all fire-stopping products meet the building regulations performance requirements. As part of the mechanical and electrical (M&E) strategy, the quantity and type of compliant penetration seals must also be considered. Including leaving adequate access for the installation and maintenance of services and penetration seals.

ClearView offer a comprehensive range of passive fire protection solutions to ensure maximum protection and compliance to all construction sites. We are passive fire protection installation specialists, certified by the IFC. Our services include:

ClearView is a certified fire stopping installation and fire door specialist. Our management systems, processes, installation, and remedial works are audited by the International Fire Consultants (IFC). 

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Our Construction Services

With years of experience in the industry, we offer a wide range of construction services tailored to meet the needs of main contractors across the UK. Our team of experts is dedicated to providing high-quality solutions that meet the highest standards of safety, efficiency, and innovation. The additional construction services we provide are:

  • Metal stud partitioning
  • Timber frame partitioning.
  • Dry lining
  • Plastering and tape and jointing
  • Rendering
  • Suspended grid tiled ceilings.
  • Glazed partitioning.
  • Featured ceilings/Featured walls.
  • Painting and decorating
  • Electrics and Plumbing

Contact a member of our team for more information. 

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Your Construction Fire & Security Questions Answered

The types of fire extinguishers required on a construction site will depend on the potential fire hazards present. However, commonly construction sites require a variety of extinguishers including water extinguishers, dry powder extinguishers, foam extinguishers, and carbon dioxide extinguishers. ClearView can conduct a fire risk assessment to advise what extinguishers your site requires to be compliant with regulations and industry standards. 

The number and location of fire extinguishers on a construction site will depend on the size of the site and the potential fire hazards present. The exact requirements may vary by location, but fire extinguishers should be located in easily accessible areas, such as near exits, stairwells, and other high-traffic areas. Contact one our our specialists for more information. 

The specific types of fire alarm and detection systems required on a construction site will depend on local regulations and industry standards. However, typically construction sites require smoke detectors, heat detectors, and manual call points to trigger alarms. Certified to BAFE SP203-1 and NSI Gold Fire, ClearView can provide all types of fire alarm systems. For more information, contact one of our specialists. 

CCTV Monitoring provides you with the ultimate peace of mind that your site is protected when you are away. Our CCTV monitoring uses intelligent cameras to detect intruders the second they step foot on your premises. Our highly trained professionals will then immediately intervene with live audio challenges, ensuring that the intruder does not have time to enter your construction site.

Security measures for a construction site may include a CCTV installation, maintenance and monitoring and providing security fencing around the perimeter of the site. Other measures may include gates and barriers, as well as implementing access control systems to prevent unauthorised entry to the site.

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Construction Fire and Security Systems

Ensure the safety of your construction site with our reliable fire and security solutions. Our team of specialists will work with you to design, install, and maintain a bespoke system that meets the unique needs of your construction project. Don’t compromise on safety, contact us today to schedule a site survey and take the first step towards protecting your construction site.

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