Every modern company is acutely aware of the importance of having some way of identifying their people so that in a busy building,it is easy to identify them from any other person there. These IDs play a very important role towards the implementation of a company’s security plan and making the right card therefore becomes important in achieving the security goal.
Is there a way to make IDs that help a company effectively execute their security plans?
Having a company’s logo on one or both faces of the ID card is one way to help identify the company more easily especially when the workers are out there. Ensure that the logo is done in a way that brings out a company’s brand message. Realize that forged cards can be used by bad people to do bad stuff out there that ends up ruining your reputation.
Find a way to make cards that look good while at the same time retaining their functionality. You need to invest enough time to make sure that the card meets the branding and security needs for your business. Different colors can be employed to clearly identify people by department or floors especially in large organizations.
Cards can be one sided or double-sided depending on the security features that need to be included. A dual-sided card allows you to add important information at its back such as the purpose of the business and emergency numbers.
Make sure that all the IDs bear a clear employee photo that helps to positively identify the person who carries it. The security people should always verify whether the picture on the ID card clearly resembles the person who presents the card at the entry point.
For more detailed security capabilities,the details of an employee could be encoded using barcodes,smart chips,magnetic stripes,and RFID tags. A card reader can serve the role of a security personnel by approving or denying entry into a building if the encoded information on the cards is synchronized with a building’s time and attendance or access programs. This technology helps the company save money by eliminating or at least reducing the number of human personnel who work in the security department.
Printing costs money and since you don’t want to keep spending money printing the card all the time,consider using long lasting materials such as PVC or simply have plastic HID cards processed for your employees.
We have seen the importance of having one’s employees’ wear identification cards on their bodies;the tips above will help those of us who would want to print cards for our workers and those who feel their current cards need updating.