ACS – Approved Contractor Scheme
Mercury Security Management was the first
locally based company in Northern Ireland to be awarded the most sought after and prestigious ACS standard by the SIA!
• The ACS standard encompasses all aspects of business operations. It takes a holistic view of how well an organisation is managed, how effectively it services its customers, how well it treats its employees and protects the public at large.
• The ACS Standard is based upon widely recognised business improvement models and the European Foundation for Quality Management.
• The ACS scheme incorporates British Standards applicable to the private security Industry as well as other management processes that are considered best practice.
Quality Certification to BSEN ISO 9001:2008
Mercury Security Management Ltd having achieved this very prestigious quality award gives absolute assurance to all who use our services that we manage and conduct our business management in a very professional manner that gives confidence and transparency to all. Our standards are based on the 8 quality management principles
• Customer focus,
• Involvement of people,
• Process approach,
• System approach to management,
• Continual improvement,
• Factual approach to decision making, and
• Mutually beneficial supplier relationships.
Mercury Security has achieved OHSAS 18001
What is OHSAS 18001?
OHSAS 18001 is the latest certification specification for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems Registration to OHSAS 18001 by an independent, third party, certification body demonstrates a commitment by Mercury Security to implement, maintain and improve the way in which you manage your Health and Safety system.
Mercury Security has achieved ISO 14001 -
Environmental Management Standard (EMS)
What is ISO 14001?
ISO 14001 is the internationally recognised standard for the environmental management of businesses. It prescribes controls for those activities that have an effect on the environment. These include the use of natural resources, handling and treatment of waste and energy consumption.
Membership of the BSIA – British Security Industry Association
To become a member of the BSIA you must demonstrate that you are a very highly accredited company. One of the BSIA’s top priorities is the maintenance of high standards within the industry, and it places rigorous requirements on companies wishing to become members.
SIA Approved Contractor
The Private Security Industry Act 2001 requires the SIA to establish a "system of inspection for providers of security services, under which those organisations who satisfactorily meet the agreed standards may be registered as approved, and may advertise themselves as such". Mercury Security Management Ltd are approved by the SIA and are also approved trainers.
NSI ARC Gold Award for monitoring at the Mercury Security ARC/RVRC monitoring centre
NSI remains the highest standard of approval.
The National Security Inspectorate is the specialist approvals and certification body that inspects companies providing home security, business security and fire safety services. Choosing an NSI approved company ensures that the contractor you select works to the highest recognized industry standards as demanded by the Police, Fire and Rescue Services and insurance industry.
Mercury Security are accredited by the SSAIB for alarm and CCTV monitoring
The Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board since 1994 has promoted and encouraged high standards and ethics in the security industry.
PSA Private Security Authority Mercury Security are approved and licensed to practice and supply security services in the Republic of Ireland
The Government of Ireland through the Private Security Services Act, 2004, established the Private Security Authority which took up office in that year. It is the aim of the Authority to use the statutory regulation and enforcement powers provided to it to introduce positive, fundamental change in the industry.
NSAI - National Standards Authority of Ireland
Mercury Security are approved to monitor CCTV and Alarms from within the Republic of Ireland. By the NSAI (National Standards Authority of Ireland) who are Ireland’s official standards body. They operate under the National Standards Authority of Ireland Act (1996) and we are accountable to the Minister of Enterprise, Trade, Employment and Innovation.
British Standards that Mercury Security Operate to
BS 7958:2009 Live Time CCTV Management & Remote Operation
BS 7499:2007 Manned & Retail Security
BS 7984:2008 Key-Holding & Mobile Alarm Response
BS 7858:2006 Recruitment & Staff Screening