I recall a conversation with one of my mentors shortly after I founded my construction company. As the topic moved to risk management, I remember him saying, “Your company will only be as strong as the weakest link in the chain.” Those words really stuck with me, and I would often look to identify the weakest link in my company.
Every community has unique traits that make it feel like home to the people who live there. One thing all communities have in common is that the people living there expect it to be a safe place. As the person responsible for the property that is ultimately someone else’s home, you want to make sure the space remains safe for everyone living there. From recognizing someone who might cause trouble to taking care of yourself, there are several things you can do to create a culture of safety for your residents.
Businesses are more likely to sustain a burglary or theft loss than residential locations. Burglary and theft can result in damage to your building as well as loss of product, resulting in large dollar losses. Protecting your business from these perils is important.