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Stay Safe! Hazardous Substance Management

Many workplaces, due to the nature of their industry, can be commonplace for hazardous materials or dangerous goods. It is imperative that workers at these locations who are at any risk of coming into contact with these substances, are trained in their approach so as to avoid any detrimental side effects. A hazardous substance is [...]

March 16th, 2015|0 Comments

Crime Falls At Victorian Schools Thanks to Security Clampdown

The Herald Sun recently published an article by Wes Hoskin that discussed the falling rate of crimes around school properties in Victoria due to an increase in security measures. “Crime falls at Victorian schools thanks to security clampdown” The majority of offences were identified as burglaries, followed by property damage and vandalism. These types of [...]

March 13th, 2015|0 Comments

Interview Tips From Julian Smith, Diamond Protection Co-Founder

1. Do the research - look the company up online (website, Facebook, LinkedIn) - know more about the company than the interviewer! 2. Get a good night's sleep - don't have a big one the night before 3. Overdress - dress to impress, suit it up, polished shoes, tie, the works 4. Turn up early [...]

March 2nd, 2015|0 Comments

Werribee Coast Guard Training Session

On February 9th 2015, Diamond Protection trainer Travis Burns took Werribee Coast Guard members through a training session to assist them in qualifying as Coxswains and Competent Crew. Every year, coast guard members perform thousands of activations, some of which include assisting sinking or disabled vessels and also addressing emergency situations which may involve fires. [...]

February 20th, 2015|0 Comments

Private Security Business Licence Suspended

Victoria Police Licensing and Regulation Division investigators have suspended the licence of one of the state’s largest providers of security guards. The licence of the private security business, based in Parkville, was suspended by police yesterday following an extensive investigation after complaints were received in regards to breaches of the Private Security Act 2004 allegedly [...]

December 19th, 2014|0 Comments

A Man is Holding People Hostage at a Martin Place Cafe

An armed man is holding people hostage at a cafe in Martin Place in Sydney. There are reports that the gunman has taken hostages, some of which are standing with their hands up at the windows in the popular Lindt chocolate shop, which has two or three entrances. There is also a black and white flag [...]

December 15th, 2014|0 Comments

What is an Emergency Service Officer (ESO)?

An ESO is a fully qualified emergency response and / or medical professional who works in a variety of industries including maritime, power and mining, defence, aviation, construction and other resource sectors. This is a multi-skilled role covering security, fire, rescue and medical. Training can also form part of an ESO’s responsibility. ESO’s generally work in teams [...]

November 21st, 2014|2 Comments

Maritime Security

The Australian Government has implemented a maritime security regime to help safeguard Australia's maritime transport system and offshore facilities from terrorism and unlawful interference. Under this regime all security regulated ports, port facilities, offshore facilities, port and offshore service providers and ships (collectively, maritime industry participants) undertake security risk assessments and implement security plans to [...]

November 13th, 2014|0 Comments

How to Implement Key Control Procedures

Purpose To detail the system of control for client keys. Policy The Company accepts responsibility for the proper and diligent care and maintenance of all keys assigned to its custody for the purpose of delivering the services for which contracted. In accepting this responsibility the Company will: Ensure all keys are kept secure at all times. [...]

November 12th, 2014|0 Comments

How to Operate a Breathing Apparatus Open Circuit During an Emergency

There are several respiratory hazards involved in fire fighting due to HOTS, which are high temperatures, oxygen deficiency, toxic or poisonous gases, and smoke or suspended particles. In order to avoid injuries and to survive a rescue, you need to know how to operate a breathing apparatus. An open circuit set will pass expired breath [...]

November 12th, 2014|0 Comments