Considering Employee ID Badges? What to Know

26 April 2017
 Categories: Business, Blog


If you are trying to find a better way to identify your employees in a busy work place with lots of areas, employees and people that come in and out, work badges are a great way to accomplish what you're looking for. If you have a hard time recognizing people that come to work with your company, the people that work for you and keeping the areas around your property designated for certain people, badges can make a world of difference. Here are a few of the things you'll to look into when you are thinking of getting badges or photo ID cards.

They Help Eliminate Confusion

If there is a lot of confusion about which people walking around the space are employees, or which people are visitors working on a project, you want to get identification badges. These types of badges will show if the person is an employee or a guest, and it will also help display the person's name in case you can't remember, aren't familiar with the person, and so the guests can easily be reminded of the person's name.

They Can Limit Access Throughout Rooms

Would you prefer that only certain employees can access specific rooms? If so, you can make this possible with digital identification badges. The bar codes on the badges can be linked with digital security system, to only allow certain people into locked doors and blocked off spaces. This is a great security feature to have available, and you can see with a digital record who was in and out of the rooms at what times throughout the day.

They Can Assist With Parking Security

You can make the parking lot more secure by forcing someone to show their badge to get past a guard, or by getting a gate that doesn't open unless you scan the badge. You can keep unwanted solicitors out, along with people that don't have any reason to be there, or to park in your employee parking area.

You can have badges that are color coded by the area where each employee works, with pictures so you can be sure that the face matches the name on the badge, and badges that even have shop workers shift schedules on the back. There are a lot of ways you can customize the badges that you order, and getting digital badges for all the people that work for you is something that should be prioritized to get organized around your commercial property.