New Document Release: S24 Physical security for homes: Guidance for occupiers

14 November 2014

Insurers often recommend, or may require, a certain standard of physical security at homes they insure. This guide has therefore been prepared to assist occupiers in this task, by briefly summarising some of the main issues relating to possible insurer requirements and security device standards, then providing guidance via two Appendices: Members/insurers are advised to await publication of the full suite of documents before considering updating/amending any of their related internal processes/customer advice.

Appendix 1 outlines 10 basic steps to consider when reviewing, installing and then using security devices to protect your home.
Appendix 2 contains a ‘model’ Minimum Security Standard (MSS), which recommends types of security devices likely to be most suitable for securing typical doors/windows at your home. 
New Document Release: S24 Physical security for homes:  Guidance for occupiers