Alarms: The Best Security Measure in Homes
The concept of latches and locks on doors and windows in almost every house came about as a safety measure of homes and families. But as always those people who find it pleasurable to rob others in their homes keep on finding better ways of how to access into the homes. The better way of making robbing into homes come to a close down is to alert people of the situation from its root cause.
With the fast rate of technological advancement, alarms were developed. Today any modern home, organizations, schools even theatres have an inbuilt security systems which set alarms in case of forced entry. With the setting off of alarms, inhabitants of the place are immediately alerted as to something is wrong and they might need to vacate the place of inhabitance at that moment. 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 these alarms set off, first and foremost they are likely to scare the burglar away and it also sends and alert signal 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. This therefore curbs the act of developing false poor quality of alarm systems by ensuring that the alarms are of better design which sends clear alarm messages in the event of danger. There is an alarm management task force which was created to solve alarm management issues. Alarm management should develop and advocate alarm philosophy that is basically a guideline so at to make the most efficient alarms, should come up with better ideas to improve alarms, the resolution of the alarm should be good, controlling and maintaining the perform of alarm systems in general.
However with alarms in places, still the occurrence of false alarm is still very common and can lead to unnecessary commotion and confusion. A good example in this scenario is when you have a smoke detector for instance in your kitchen, the you end up cooking a meal hat produces a lot of smoke to the smoke detector, the smoke detector will detect the excess smoke and eventually set off even if there is no fire or any damage in your home as a result of fire.