The theft of construction equipment is a multi-million-dollar business. Beside local thieves, there are professionals who operate national and international rings. The problem of theft and vandalism at your construction site has important consequences for your company. If allowed to go unchecked, these crimes can lead to increased losses in profits, property, productivity, and employee relations. The contractor and subcontractors must be informed about job-site prevention techniques and programs to help reduce their losses.
Job-site security should be a joint venture. The responsibility for initiating and funding a good vandalism and theft prevention program should be shared by the general contractor and subcontractors, for each has exposure to substantial loss.