For an organization to operate securely every member of the organization should be actively engaged in the safety and security programmes. This should be communicated through security policy statement indicating staff accountabilities to maintaining a secure workplace should be clearly articulated. Security programs enable employees to understand the relationship between successful enterprise operations and their personal security obligations under the programme. Goals that are easy to understand and are made explicitly clear to all members of the organization will increase the security compliance.
Most of members of NGOS are expatriates with little information on the inherent safety and security risk. With ever changing security risks more so from terrorism it is important for every staff to be equipped with skills and knowledge to survive during emergency times. The following are some of the solutions specific to NGOS that address related risks:
a. Anti-Workplace Violence Awareness Training.
b. Fire Safety Training.
c. Inspection, Servicing and refilling of fire extinguishers.
d. Supply of portable fire extinguishers.
e. Supply, installation and commissioning of fire suppression system.
f. Installation of fire alarm system.
g. Conduct Emergency Drills.
h. Security Awareness Training.
i. Disaster and Emergency Training.
j. Counter-terrorism Awareness Training.
k. Security Survey, Evaluation and Risk Analysis.
l. Physical Security Design based on the threat – Design Basis Threat (DBT).