Hold-Up Alarms (HUAs) are a most effective tool in delivering rapid police response and providing a deterrent at premises where they are installed.
However, the high incidence of 'False HUAs' is a risk to the very people they are designed to assist.
This guide details the purpose of an intruder alarm, gives advice on assessing the risks and lists the essential technical standards that the systems and installers must meet to ensure you are choosing a good quality product and service. There are also best practice examples from successful installations in the education sector.
The BSIA have written this guide to help customer's select a security system company that meets their, and their insurance company’s requirements.