Risk Assessments or Risk Analysis is the process of identifying
areas of potential & actual loss and the appropriate development of cost
effective countermeasures to nullify the identifiable risks/losses found.
Contained within the approach to any assessment is the concept
of security being a comprehensive integrated function positively contributing
significantly to a Company’s financial aims and objectives.
The fundamental aim of any risk assessment is the protection
of people, facilities, equipment and other assets against reasonably anticipated
threats through the unobtrusive utilization of cost effective security, policies
Every business and/or industry has it’s own individual exposures
to a variety of risks, threats and losses.
In the case of loss, there are two identifiable & distinctive types;
losses are more easily identified as being Theft, Fraud,
Burglary, Contractual Loss etc….
losses are harder to detect e.g. loss
of potential custom, negative staff motivation, disgruntled employees, high
staff turnover, bullying, lack of goodwill and loyalty from workforce etc….
These exposures could be easily identified and determined
through the independent observations of an Experienced Security Consultant reviewing
and reporting the situation, advising the Client where they are most vulnerable
to risks, threats and losses.
Risks / Threats
Risks and Threats can be classified into three distinctive
Classes. They are as follows-:
This class of Risk/Threat can be disastrous in its effect,
i.e. in the eventually that it may occur the Company could be put out of business
or have its reputation or interest so seriously damaged that its continued existence
would be problematic.
Examples of Class A Risks / Threats
This class of Risk/Threat can be serious in its effect and
can have grave consequences on the Company’s profitability.
Examples of Class B Risks / Threats
· Embezzlement /Fraud
Espionage and Competitor Infiltration
This class of Risk/Threat can be prejudicial to a company
and could cause inconvenience, embarrassment or minor recoupable losses.
Examples of Class B Risks / Threats
Areas of Risk
on the specific individual risk exposures of each Client some or all of the
following areas could be subject to a Risk Assessment Survey and Report
Protection for Executives
Office and Residence Security
Perimeter Fences & Gates
Bomb Threat Procedures
Evacuation & Emergency Planning
Hazardous Materials Incidents
Employee Background Checks
Drug & Alcohol Abuse
Work Place Violence
Employee Training & Security Awareness
of Proprietary Information
Open Desk Practices
or Overt Investigations
Internal non-criminal problem resolution
When carrying out all Risk Assessment Survey’s we approach and analyse
the subject matter as follows-:
The Clients desired level of Protection
THE CLIENT WANTS
The actual and present level of protection
WHAT THE CLIENT HAS NOW
The most Practical & Cost effective
means of nullifying found risks and the prevention of future Risks
BEST AVAILABLE RECOMMENDED COURSE OF ACTION FOR THE CLIENT TO TAKE
assessing the impact of the Risk against the costs of elimination we are able
determine and recommend to the Client the best course of preventative &
counteractive actions and measures to take.
x The Severity of
Probability of Re-Occurrence
The Cost of Eliminating & Nullifying Future Risk = Peace of Mind
By employing our Consultants acting as independent observers they can identify any risks that may be present or pending, and through their impartial approach can recommend to Clients the most cost effective means to rectify and reduce and/or eliminate any risks found, giving the Client an awareness along with the rational means to control and nullify any future risks within their business or private lives.
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