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UK Organisations Providing Security Safe Approval

It’s not only European organizations such as the ECB-S who can provide approval for security safes and similar products. There are also several UK-based groups who can do likewise. If your safe has been approved or certified by any of the following organizations, then it is almost certain to provide the amount of protection it claims.

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Safe Breaking: Tools Of The Trade

Safe breaking is no longer as widespread as it once was. This is largely down to the new technologies employed by manufacturers in constructing their safes. Modern safes typically consist of several outer layers or shells, each of which provides resistance against specific forms of attack. In turn, there are several tools typically used by the burglar attempting to get through each of these layers.

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Burglaries involving safes over Christmas

A number of incidences where burglars targeted safes in homes or business premises were reported over the Christmas period. These illustrate the importance of carefully choosing the right security safe and ensuring it is correctly installed.

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ESSA and ECB-S

Independent safe testing and certification has become increasingly important as manufacturers compete to drive costs down and produce better value security safes. One way of ensuring a safe has been tested to the highest standards is to check for an ECB-S certificate issued by ESSA.

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