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. Therefore the best way to make sure that the robbers do not access the homes is through alerting people of the situation from its root cause.
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. Once the alarms are set off, the official owners of the premises are alerted telling them that everything is no alright thus they are to vacate the building immediately. A number of factors however are put into consideration when setting up of alarms which include, basic alarm systems, alarm management, also cases of false alarms need be dealt with keenly.
Alarm systems are most commonly known as burglar alarms and thus mostly used for that purpose. Most households have prepared themselves by installing these alarms in the eventuality of a theft and robbery. When the alarms ring they definitely scare the invader away and they also send 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. It helps prevent the making of poor alarms systems by designing alarms better, properly set alarm points, to send out clear alarm messages as to whether it’s for an accident such as fire. There is an alarm management task force which was created to solve alarm management issues. Therefore alarm management ought to advocate an alarm philosophy that is a guideline to make alarm more efficient.
The occurrence of false alarms is something that is very common and at times it leads to unnecessary chaos and fear. 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.