Questionnaire: Risk Assessment Questionnaire

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Security Service
Do your security officers have a job description?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Are you aware of the grading of your security officers?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Are your security officers registered with the relevant government authority (in South Africa it is PSIRA)?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
If you make use of contract security service providers, are they registered with the relevant government authority (in South Africa it is PSIRA)?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Do your security officers have a provident fund?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Do you verify the documents provided by your security service providers during the tender process?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Do you receive a tax clearance certificate from your security service providers?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Does your security contract specify what is expected of the security officers?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Do you security officers receive induction training to explain what services / products your company offers?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Physical Security Measures: Perimeter Protection
Do your physical security measures ensure that all breaches of perimeter security have been prevented?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Do you know if your perimeter has been patrolled or checked in the last seven days?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Do you know who is responsible for checking and patrolling your perimeter?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Do you receive reports on perimeter patrol?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
If you have an electric fence, have you checked if it can be crossed without raising an alarm?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
If you have gates to your premises are they locked at vulnerable times?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Can the security mechanism giving access to your property be over-ridden or by-passed?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Are you aware of the access control procedures for your premises?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Are the access control measures being adhered to and implemented?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Are your walls secure enough to prevent people climbing over them?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Physical Security Measures: Lighting
Is the lighting on your premises adequate for security purposes?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Do you have sufficient lighting at the entrance to your premises?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Have you checked that all outside lights are working in the last seven days?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Physical Security Measures: Buildings
Are all the outward opening doors on your premises kept locked at all times?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Does the protection on opening windows ensure that assets from your property cannot be passed out via open windows?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
If an unauthorised person was able to remove property from your premises would it be difficult for them to be able to remove it from the site?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Do you check that your fire exits are secure at all times?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Do you have a key register?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Do you know that there is no open drawer on the property with marked keys kept in it?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Have you checked to ensure that unauthorised people do not know how to access your property or know where keys are kept?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Is your roof secure enough to ensure that it cannot be used to access your property?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Is the acccess from any of the neighbouring properties onto your property secured?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Have you checked that your premises cannot be accessed from your drainage system?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Electronic Security: Intruder Detection Systems / Alarms, Beams
Do you check that your alarm system is effectively working on a regular basis?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Do you believe your alarm system adequately protects your assets?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Is there a response system in place if your alarm activates?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
If you are making use of an outside armed response company, do you check the system on a monthly basis?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Do you change your disarming password on a regular basis?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Would your alarm be effective if there was a power cut?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Do you ensure that external parties cannot tamper with your alarm?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Are you aware of any piece of equipment requiring batteries?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
If equipment requires batteries, are these changed on a regular basis?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Electronic Security: Access Control Systems
Have you ensured that your access control system cannot be bypassed?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Is your access control system effective if there is a power failure?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Have you ensured that your access control system cannot be overridden to allow access to unauthorised people?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Does your access control system record details of people entering and leaving the property?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Is your access control register audited?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Have you done a vulnerability check on your access control system?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Does your access control system record the movement of assets?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Electronic Security: CCTV Systems
If your CCTV system merely records activity, do you check it on a weekly basis?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Are your CCTV recordings audited to identify risks?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Does your CCTV system provide value for money?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
If your CCTV is monitored on a live basis, have you ensured that the are the operators are not associated with either employees or contract security officers?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Electronic Security: Electrified Fencing
If your electric fence is switched on permanently is it cost effective in terms of electricity consumption?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
If the electric fence is activated is there a response programme in place?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Do you check that your electric fence is effectively working on a regular basis?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
If you are making use of an outside armed response company, do you check the system on a monthly basis?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Have you checked to ensure that your fence cannot be breached without you knowing?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Receiving / Despatch
If assets leave your property is a record kept of this?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
In a business environment, are your receiving and despatch procedures audited by the security department?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Vehicle Control
Are all your vehicles safely parked at all times?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Do your vehicles have sufficient security features to ensure full payment by insurance?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Do you have a system to ensure all drivers' licenses are verified and valid?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Manpower and Procurement
Do you have an employee screening policy in place?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Are the contractors or family members that have access to your site subjected to the same level of screening as your employees?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Do you screen employees during their time of employment as well as at the time of hiring?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Does your procurement department ensure that no family members of employees are associated with suppliers?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Do you have a vendor verification programme in place?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable
Have you ensured that you are not at risk of penalties in respect of Occupational Health & Safety and Environmental legislation?  Yes
 No
 Not Applicable

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