Alarms: The Best Security Measure in Homes
Safety homes and families has always been a key factor behind the concept of locks and latches on doors and windows in any house. However with all this in place, robbers have found alternative ways of robbing homes installed with locks and latches. The best way such situations of mishap can be avoided or limited is by making people alert of the situation from its root source.
Thus, with the growth of technology, the whole concept of an alarm came into being. Today any modern home, organizations, schools even theatres have an inbuilt security systems which set alarms in case of forced entry. With the setting off of alarms, inhabitants of the place are immediately alerted as to something is wrong and they might need to vacate the place of inhabitance at that moment. There are a lot of factors that determine the setting up or installing of alarms such as basic alarm systems, alarm management, and there are even cases of false alarm that need be dealt with tactfully.
The reason as to why most alarms are referred to as burglar alarms is because they were developed for that purpose. Most households have prepared themselves by installing these alarms in the eventuality of a theft and robbery. When these alarms set off, they tend to scare the robber away and it also sends and alert signals to the police.
Alarm, management is the managing and designing of an alarm system which needs the application of ergonomics and also taking in instrumentation engineering and systems thinking, so as to mark an increase in the efficiency and durability of an alarm. This prevents the manufacturing of poor alarms systems by better designing alarms, properly set up of alarm points so as to send out clear alarm messages in the event of an incident such as fire. The alarm management task force was set up to get together and work on problems or any sort of issues that might be related to alarm management. Therefore alarm management ought to advocate an alarm philosophy that is a guideline to make alarm more efficient.
Then again, the occurring of false alarm is also quite common and can lead to unnecessary chaos and confusion. For instance, you might be cooking in your kitchen which has a smoke detector and in case you fry something that send too much smoke to the smoke detector, it will set off the fire alarm in your house even though there is no damage or intention of damage due to fire in your house.