Risk management articles for churches about security
Theft of metal from churches is both costly and damaging. We’ve created a guide to help reduce the risk of metal theft at your church.
Tips and advice to help protect external oil tanks from oil theft.
Arson poses a major security challenge for church communities. Fires are often started by arsonists, or by thieves concealing their crime, and sadly, churches are often viewed as a soft target.
To help you get the best experience from your SmartWater, we have produced a number of FAQs.
At Ecclesiastical we fully understand the impact metal theft has on the morale of our church customers and the wider community.
Taking a proactive approach to managing unoccupied churches can help preserve these buildings for future use.
When protecting your church from metal theft, the first consideration is using a forensic marking system, for example SmartWater. It is a condition of your insurance that you use a forensic marking system approved by us, register your kit and display signage.
It is important to understand the risks churches face and how best to make them safe for the future. As always Ecclesiastical is here to provide guidance and support to your church.
Most burglaries tend to be opportunistic rather than planned. So if your home does not look secure or seems unlived in it could be at risk. Understanding what burglars look for when choosing their target will help improve your home's security.