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Standard for Checking Security Equipment/Alarms

What is the industry standard of checking security equipment and alarms?

Answer by Randy Carey: See if they work on a periodic basis?


Answer by Dana Turner: Alarms: monthly live test (weekly preferred)

Cameras: daily from the Security Manager's desktop if this option exists, weekly if it doesn't

Door locks: daily

All clear signal: daily during opening and closing, weekly during a mandatory branch staff security meeting (probably won't happen)

Night drop/ATM lighting: twice daily at opening and closing

First published on 2/4/13

First published on 02/04/2013

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