HOME security is about more than just safeguarding your loved ones and your property.
It should also include the safety of anyone who works for you, or carries out any work on your property.
Staff are often at your home alone for hours at a time while your family is at work and at school, or they could be the ones looking after your children during the school holidays.
Fidelity ADT national marketing and communications manager Charnel Hattingh urges homeowners to make sure that everyone who works on their property knows the basic principles of personal safety so that they are familiar with how to act in an emergency.
“Domestic employees play an integral part in any home security system and it is critical that they are empowered and equipped to look after their own safety, as well as the safety of anyone else on the property,” she said.
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