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Reception areas

One of the most important areas of security is your reception area. It is normally the first point of contact in any business so it provides the first line of defence.

Top tips for reception areas

  • the reception area should never be left unattended during business hours
  • every visitor entering the building should sign in and out and be issued with an identification badge or security pass
  • ensure your reception staff are given basic security training
  • ensure reception has an emergency alarm button
  • install electronic or mechanically controlled doors where necessary