With the rapid development of China’s economy, our public security fares severely. Security guards in Shanghai shall not only protect customers’ life and property security but also be liable for their family and themselves. In addition, it’s regarded as a basic requirement for every qualified security guard to guarantee both their job quality and personal safety. Security guards as the main force for maintaining social stability, public security and order shall pay attention to self-defense in addition to their duties. Matters to be concerned about security guards’ self-defense are as follows:
I. Being capable of ensuring safety
Security guards shall strengthen physical exercise to be fit enough to counter a threat effectively. Meanwhile, such basic skills as tactical capture shall be indispensable. Only with genuine capabilities can security guards be fearless in danger and disasters.
II. Being risk-conscious all the time
It is widely known that security work is dangerous to some degree. Being conscious of dangers, security guards can timely discover risks implicit in performing guard duty. Those who are prepared can respond to and deal with the danger without delay when it occurs.
III. Being courageous and resourceful
In face of danger, security guards shall respond properly based on the situation with calmness and good judgment so as to avoid unnecessary sacrifice and effectively crack down on crimes. Therefore, security guards must pay attention to the manner when handling the problem. Besides, they shall strengthen the learning of laws and regulations, enhance legal consciousness and improve working methods and personal qualifications.