If you’re undertaking any construction work, it’s a good idea to add security lighting to your site. Whilst this is not an essential, it is worth considering as it can give you, your workers and your clients peace of mind that everything on site is safe and secure.
Here’s some benefits of why you should add security lighting to your construction site:
There are several ways that security lighting can increase safety on a construction site. Firstly it can help staff on site feel safer with everything being well lit, as they are able to see everything on the site and able to see what they are doing. This means that staff will be able to do their work to the best of their ability and produce higher quality work.
Security lighting can also increase security of the building that is being worked on. It gives the owners of the property peace of mind that with the addition of the lighting, there should be less accidents due to all workers being able to see properly. There is also less chance of criminal activity on the site as trespassers won’t be able to commit offences under the cover of darkness.
Deterrent to criminal activity
Construction sites can be a haven for theft, vandalism and physical assault, but with additions such as security lighting to sites this can deter criminals from entering a site at all for fear of being caught or seen.
Further to this, if the site has security cameras, the addition of security lighting can aid in the positive identification of any criminals that enter the site.
Prevention of accidents
As mentioned above, a well-lit site can prevent accidents happening as all site users are more aware of their surroundings and less likely to trip over uneven surfaces, or misplace any tools. Staff working on site are also able to better see what they are doing, meaning there should be less accidents on site due to equipment use.
It’s also important to consider site managers; they will want to easily see any issues workers are having on site and to ensure their safety is a top priority at all times.
Reduction of insurance premiums
The addition of security lighting on a site can actually reduce insurance premiums, as it makes the site far more safe and secure, not only for the staff using the site but for the owners too. The savings from this reduction can then be used elsewhere in a business to encourage further growth and financial success.
Get in touch
We have years of experience in installing security lighting on construction sites to protect them overnight and to increase safety throughout the day. If you have a site that you would like to add security lighting to or if you need any temporary site electrics added, please do get in touch with us on 0800 669 6229.