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TSA steps up the campaign to halt equipment theft

By [email protected] - 7th January 2019 - 15:35

The Survey Association (TSA) is sharing its latest anti-theft Briefing Note with the wider construction and engineering industry in a bid to deter opportunistic crime and aid the recovery of stolen equipment. A new document, endorsed by crime prevention experts, SmartWater contains information to help companies review their security, with advice on safeguarding high value survey instruments routinely targeted by thieves. The free to download Briefing Note, includes strategies to protect equipment from theft whilst onsite and when transported in a vehicle. In addition is a checklist for employees that could be shared on staff noticed boards. If a theft occurs, personal safety and obtaining good evidence should be the main considerations. Information submitted is shared with the police to identify crime hotspots.