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The SIA has released guidance on good practice that can help door supervisors protect the public and keep themselves safe.
As lockdown measures are relaxed, many businesses will be reopening and staff will be returning to work at licensed premises, having not worked in that environment for a while.
With that in mind, the Security Industry Authority has put together a guidance document, providing good practice to help door supervisors continue to protect the public and keep themselves safe.
Protecting yourself and others
The private security industry plays an important role in the protection of the public.
The SIA’s advice for security operatives includes:
Helping vulnerable people
When working in the night-time economy door supervisors have an important role to identify and support people who may be vulnerable.
Look out for signs of vulnerable individuals, who might be:
Report concerns at once to your supervisor or the venue management.
If you are concerned about someone’s ability to get home safely, consider the following:
Well-trained, professional, reliable security is an essential part of a business’s front-line services to customers.
The SIA has urged door supervisors continue to fulfil their role to the highest standards and thanked them for their dedication and professionalism in protecting the public.