During times of reduced occupancy buildings, businesses and property owners face the very real increased threat of arson and malicious damage.
There are steps you can take today to protect your property. These include a review of existing protective and control measures to help ward off those seeking to take advantage of vacancy.
Compared to accidental fires, deliberately set fires can cause considerably more property damage leading to significantly higher costs for repair and replacement. Arson fires may:
Properties with a greater risk of deliberately set fires may include unoccupied buildings, government buildings, educational or research facilities, warehouses and industrial premises.
To help manage the risk of arson, consider the following:
Review existing protective measures and help ward off those seeking to make a challenging situation even worse.
Visit the Chubb Risk Engineering Resource Centre. Link to Chubb Risk Engineering Resource Centre
For more information about protecting your business, email your local risk engineer at Risk.Engineering.au@Chubb.com or visit us at www.chubb.com
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