One of the main parts of your security guard’s duties and responsibilities is to detect and prevent fire. Your security guard should always be on the lookout for fire hazards – regardless if they’re operating on a fixed point or on patrol.
They need to watch for common things that are likely to generate a fire. It can be something like combustibles placed near heat or high-temperature areas or some electrical equipment that are producing heat or sparks when they shouldn’t.
Your security guards should also be routinely scanning for shreds of evidence that a fire has started already like checking the fire alarms if they have been activated. Unusual smoke and heat should also be a clue that a fire has started.
Security guards are also responsible for the following: