At 3 in the morning, the phone rings, its the police ringing to say that your
alarm system has been activated at your business premises. Perhaps you've had a
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We will get the call outs then attend your premises, sort out any problems,
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Information for alarm keyholders
All monitored alarms MUST have at least two nominated keyholders who can be
contacted if the alarm is activated whilst the premises are unoccupied.
Your duties as a keyholder:
Assist the police when they attend a call-out
Ensure the property is secured properly
Reset the alarm
When contacted following an alarm activation
Attend within 20 minutes, this may require private transport
Have the building keys available to take with you
Make sure you know the location of the alarm control panel, sensors and contacts
and how the system works.
The alarm panel PIN number
Entry and exit routes when the alarm is set
Personal Identity Code
The building owner contact details
Emergency repair services e.g.. locksmiths and glaziers
Police Call-out procedures
If the alarm is activated whilst the property is unoccupied, the Alarm
Receiving Centre staff will first contact the local police* and then a keyholder
As a keyholder you must
Go to the premises immediately
Report to the police on your arrival and advise and assist them as required
When the police have informed you that the building is clear, inspect it for
damage and organize any repairs, once the property is secure, reset the alarm
We recommend that if you are called out to an alarm system you take someone
else with you and have a mobile telephone just in case you need to ring
If in doubt don't enter a building on your own......
*Only if on police response
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Head Office Tel: 0845 123 2599