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Bulletproof Your Business
10 Step Blueprint to Prevent your Business from falling Victim to Armed Robbery
With large sums of cash on your premises and criminals lurking about, managing this perpetual threat to your assets, staff, customers and reputation is paramount.
Throughout these pages, we’ll outline 10 essential steps to provide you with not only the best possible chance of preventing armed robberies, but also to survive in the event an armed hold-up does occur.
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Armed Robbery Safety Training
An Armed Robbery event can have a significant impact on your business and your people. You need to be prepared and aware of the potential risk.
This training is designed to address not only your Duty of Care provisions but to provide the strategies to establish a proactive security environment.
Feedback for the course has been very positive ….
“Its a good reality check to what may or could happen.” Emma
“The interactive aspect kept staff engaged.” Kathleen
“The course is enjoyable, understandable, helpful at the job place. Learn to stay calm, stay focus of what is going on around the workplace.” Kim
“Having this training incorporated into our own policies makes it easier to take on board.” Cassy
“Great course, very relevant. I enjoyed the interactive way of learning. Has made me more aware and alert.” Sarah
“Commonsense and thorough – great. Tailored to our business. Great refresher.” Joe
Armed Robbery Statistics
WHO EXPERIENCED A ROBBERY IN 2012-13?
Over a 12 month period an estimated 65,700 (0.4%) Australians aged 15 years and over were victims of at least
Armed Robbery Crime Victims 2010 to 2011 (annual figures)
CHARACTERISTICS OF ROBBERY INCIDENTS
In the most recent incident of robbery experienced by victims:
From the Australian Bureau of Statistics – 4510.0 Recorded Crime – Victims, Australia, 2013 Australian Burea of Statistics, Released on 26/06/2014.
There has been a 9.6% decrease in the number of armed robbery victims (both person and non-person victims) in Australia, from 6,226 in 2012 to
Of total armed robbery victims, 3,835 were person victims (68%), and of these:
VICTIMISATION EXPERIENCES IN NEW SOUTH WALES
An estimated 133,500 people in New South Wales (2.2%) experienced physical assault in the 12 months prior to interview in 2012-13.
Half of all victims of physical assault in New South Wales (50%) experienced a single incident, 19% experienced two incidents,
Face-to-face threatened assault
An estimated 144,300 people in New South Wales (2.4%) experienced face-to-face threatened assault over a 12 month period 2012-13.
In order to mimimise your exposure to Armed Robberies you need to have in place appropriate Safe Operating Procedures and work practices
The integration of your Risk Management Plan should be incorporated into your staff training taking into consideration the preventative measures
For more information about being prepared, and about training options for your business, both online and face to face for groups, please
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Phone: +612 9635 0477
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