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BS 7499:2007 - WITHDRAWN (replaced by BS 7499:2013)

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Static site guarding and mobile patrol services. Code of practice

     Protection against crime

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BS 7499:2007


BSi code: BS 7499:2007
ISBN number: 978 0 580 56665 3
Product code: 30147282
Publication Date: 31st Jul 2007

S 7499:2007 gives recommendations for the management, staffing and operation of an organization providing security guarding services on a static site and/or mobile patrol basis.

The recommendations of BS 7499:2007 do not apply to all security services, for example cash-in-transit services, secure parcel services, keyholding and response services, door supervisors, close protection services, event stewarding and the management and operation of closed-circuit television (CCTV). Recommendations for cash-in-transit services, CCTV, door supervisors, keyholding and response services and event stewarding are
given in BS 7872, BS 7958, BS 7960, BS 7984 & BS 8406 respectively.

BS 7499:2007 supersedes BS 7499:2002, which is withdrawn.

1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Terms and definitions
4 The organization
5 Resources
6 Service
Annex A - (informative) Use of the term “security guarding”


Information about this document;
Attention is drawn to the Private Security Industry Act, 2001, which contains provisions for regulating the private security industry, including security guarding. A person falling within the definition of providing security industry services under the Private Security Industry Act 2001 is required to be licensed in accordance with that Act. The Act can be found online at

Subjects Related to BS 7499:2007: Security systems in buildings - Security - Security personnel - Alarm systems - Anti-burglar measures - Anti-vandalism measures - Safety measures - Service industries - Management - Conditions of employment - Training - Consumer-supplier relations - Vehicles