Every premise whether business, office or home needs to place a control over its entrance or resources to ensure its security. Access Control systems are simply the setup of Security devices to grant or limit people’s access to a particular environment. It is a closed loop control system in that it requires no manual human operator. An environment that lacks access control can be described as being insecure.
Access control systems of the old comprised of the traditional mechanical locks and keys. In recent times, due to advancement in technology, sophisticated electronic devices, gates, locks that are wireless is deployed. A modern access control system gives access that is flexible, intelligent and is used for example in organizations as staff attendance registers, Server room access control devices and so on.
Advantages of the access control system
- Staff Access Management
Some members of staff may need access to the whole building, but some will only need access to the main entrance and their office. You also won’t need to worry about lost keys or doors left unlocked. Staff simply needs to remember their PIN or access card. Staff attendance can also be easily monitored
- Protect your assets and property
Protecting your property is your right, so it’s important to protect your asset for the sake of your business. There’s always a risk that someone could gain entry to somewhere they shouldn’t and access control systems help to eliminate this risk whilst protecting your valuable assets.
- They are affordable.
An Access control systems may seem like an extra expense that you don’t need to pay for.
- They are tailored to each Premise to reduce theft
Access control systems can be applied to single entry doors or across multiple sites and buildings. Lifts and car parks can be linked to control systems. It can also be used for lighting and heating systems control to reduce energy costs.
- Protect your employees
If your employees want to come in early to work or finish late they can whilst feeling secure and protected. Employees can have access to the building when you decide. If you don’t want employees to enter the building after pm or at weekends you can implement date and times to restrict access.
Access control systems help to keep your building and staff safe, we recommend installing a system across your premises for maximum security.