CCTV Installation - Keeping an eye on business
It's difficult running a business. There's always a lot of things to worry about, but when it comes to security there are steps that you can take to alleviate some of that anxiety. Wouldn't it be good to be able to keep an eye on your business when you're not there? A quality CCTV installation system and other additional security measures can help to take a weight off your mind.About CCTV systems
Why do I need CCTV?
Having a CCTV installation is not just about deterring burglary or petty theft, it's also about establishing visual records. With high quality equipment you can have a record of what happened and when it happened. This is valuable for establishing events regarding health and safety as well as public liability. Having CCTV can also establish a visual record that can help to protect your staff – CCTV discourages bad behaviour.
Real life isn't like the movies. The truth is that a well-placed CCTV system is actually very hard to evade. As well as tracking the comings and goings around your business, staff activity and whether procedures are being followed, a CCTV system can also effectively maintain a record of traffic and number plates and movements of company vehicles.
The more you tell us about what concerns you, the better we can design your system.
Use casesFor many businesses, CCTV installation has uses in a number of areas:
- Prevent theft, violence and other criminal activity
- Check that health and safety rules are being complied with so that footage exists in the event of a specific breach
- Protecting business interest where there is a chance of misconduct
- Compliance with regulatory and legal requirements
Protect customers and staff
CCTV systems aren't just about protecting your own business from theft, they are also good for protecting your staff and workers from theft, violence and other crime. Staff and customers alike get distracted and caught up in what they are doing and it is at these times that it's easy to lose track of what's going on around you offering an opportunity for criminals.
Systems with good resolution cameras and high quality audio can also be used in situations where it may be necessary to prove legal compliance or that Health and Safety procedures have been followed.
Codes of practice
You must follow strict codes of practice when using CCTV if footage is to be used in prosecution (e.g. time and date must be recorded along with the footage). The use of CCTV can also have legal implications in relation to the Data Protection Act 1998 and you should display signage. Some resources:
CCTV installation example
Here is an example of a dome tracking camera in operation following a car on a commercial estate.
External detectors help provide reassurance that potential intruders will be detected before reaching the premises. Combined with remote access CCTV systems, perimeter alarms can provide you with both a warning and the means to check up on your premises.
We have provided perimeter alarms to all types of businesses. With this experience we have developed a combination of technologies to provide the most reliable point-to-point perimeter alarms available.
Perimeter alarms can be very effective in providing protection for stock yards, loading bays and high value objects that are kept outside your business.