Request: Proposal for integrated security solution on large hotel construction site.
Solution: ISS based on rented, collapsible fence, dogs, manned guards, access control and alarms.
Outcome: Zero theft for 9 months, on time completion within budget.
Request: Security Survey to review current structure and advise on cost effective solution for a rapidly expanding, multi-site cut flower farm.
Solution: Identified bloated structure, recommended outsourcing, installed intruder alarms, FMS and project managed CCTV installation.
Outcome: Reduced cost, efficiency, management happy!
Government & International Organisations
Request: Government Agency was employing a large contracted guard company in a high threat environment. An internal management dispute in the guard company led to a rogue takeover and civil strife among the guards. WS Insight was approached to provide full takeover immediately while also being cognizant not to embroil itself in the wider dispute.
Solution: Using spare capacity and additional ad hoc training resources, WS Insight was able to deploy the guard force on time and enhanced the effort by introducing additional access and electronic methods. Dissipated potential backlash by installing Local National Project Manager in an environment normally only suited to expats and TCNs.
Outcome: Business Continuity for the Government Agency, zero evacuation for the expatriate staff
Request:Major ISO Company requested WS Insight to propose an innovative solution to break endemic cycle of internal and external theft.
Solution:Produced a technical solution which excluded all guards from the incumbent contractor as well as transfer of guard force from outside the region. WS Insight was required as a result to create a guards barracks and bus system in order to ensure minimal interaction with the client workforce.
Outcome:Substantial and continuing shrinkage of losses
Mining, Oil & Gas
Request:Mine producing semi-precious stones requested WS Insight to assist in measures to improve upon overall mine security, security of sales outlets and movement of stones and cash.
Solution:Provided management team, revised methodology and implemented new policies and procedures for security department.
Outcome:Significantly reduced intrusions at the mine and increased recoveries on site by over 400%
Request:International music celebrity holding a music concert in post-conflict country requested WS Insight to provide and execute a security plan.
Solution:Provided close protection services for the celebrity and full security coverage of the event. Access control to the venue, crowd control for stage and entry/exits, back-stage management.
Outcome:The trip and concert were incident free throughout and a successful and well received music event was staged.
Analysis, Assessments and Reporting (A2R)
Request:US State Department approved primary contractor requested weekly security and situational reports.
Solution:Through access government departments WS Insight was able to build a database of incidents throughout the Country and add analysis of relevance to the client.
Outcome:Improved retention among the expatriate staff
Request:A major mobile phone provider requested WS Insight to undertake a complete country review of all physical security at offices, warehouses, shops and base stations.
Solution:WS Insight deployed two consultants and over the course of a week travelled extensively before producing a comprehensive report.
Outcome:Recommendations led to massive reductions on cost as well as improved capability.
Location & Tracking Solutions
Request:Major transporter working cross border.
Solution:WS Insight provided a tracking system with seamless integration to multiple country networks allowing for constant location of vehicles, immediate notification of vehicle stopping, over speeding, harsh driving and free-wheeling.
Outcome:Client recovered 100% of insurance claim for tanker, trailer and fuel after proving to the insurance company that the vehicle had not stopped to offload prior to catching fire; decreased maintenance costs, improved fuel economy and transporter’s clients provided portal to locate their load at all times thus able to accurately predict delivery times resulting in increased work for transporter.
Security Systems Design and Installation (SSDI)
Request:Client previously installed CCTV system was in poor repair and client requested upgrade or replacement of system to cover critical areas of production plant and support service areas.
Solution:Due to majority of site being covered by concrete slab WS Insight designed and installed a combination of PTZ and fixed cameras with all camera control and optical data transmitted to/from control centre by RF links.
Outcome:First thieves caught before installation was even completed! Reduction in personnel movement through restricted areas so improving HSE standards and reduced losses through theft, improved traffic control and increased surveillance capability hugely.
Request:Philanthropist owner purchased luxury private reserve which included a provision to retain all former employees. WS Insight requested to conduct training for all guard force management and personnel.
Solution:WS Insight basic guard course adapted to provide initial training package with additional modules in firearms handling and maintenance added. Training team consisting of 2 WS Insight Training Officers and one Fire arms Instructor/Range Master trained 70 personnel at client site.
Outcome:Improved discipline in untrained unit, formed unit into a team, improved fire arms handling and use creating a safer, more effective and more motivated unit