Medical facilities have a lot of valuable equipment that needs to be protected from things such as theft, misuse, and environmental issues. These factors also hold true when it comes to medications that are on hand at such facilities.
This calls for the right kind of security and monitoring to ensure that equipment and medications are protected from every type of danger that they are subject to in the workplace. Various dangers and legal ramifications abound if these security measures are not in place.
Equipment and Medication Need the Right Protection
What are some of the necessary elements of a security system for a medical facility? Here are a few things that can defend against everything from theft to environmental hazards.
- Motion sensors – These can help protect against theft, especially when image sensors are used to reduce false alarms. This makes it more likely for security measures to remain turned on.
- Fire prevention – Again, image sensors are a great way to provide protection that results in real-time knowledge of whether a fire has occurred so that responders can be notified immediately.
- Temperature sensors – Some equipment or medications need to be kept at the right temperatures in order to remain viable. Temperature sensors can allow for an immediate response if readings get into the danger zone. This can preserve assets during what may otherwise become an extremely costly climate control malfunction.
NMC is happy to provide monitoring for all of a medical facility’s needs—from environmental monitoring (including fire and temperature control) to anti-theft monitoring services.