CCTV monitoring is the answer to improving your employee safety and security in the workplace. CCTV cameras can provide many benefits for employees and employers, including deterring crime, providing evidence of criminal activity, and allowing for a rapid response to incidents.

One of the main benefits of monitored CCTV is its deterrent effect on criminal activity. Criminals are less likely to target your workplace if it is monitored by CCTV cameras, as they know their actions will be recorded, providing evidence against them. This can significantly reduce the risk of theft, vandalism, and other criminal activity in your workplace. Ensure your building has CCTV signage, so it is clear of the CCTV monitoring system you have in place, which is another means of deterrent.

Depending on the nature of your business, it can act as a safeguarding solution, for example, in schools or companies where there is an opportunity for threat or increased criminal activity. It can reassure your employees, customers, or tenants of their safety and well-being.

In addition to deterring crime, CCTV monitoring also provides valuable evidence in the event of a criminal incident. Our cameras capture high-quality footage with the ability to identify suspects and assist in prosecuting criminals. This can help to bring criminals to justice and provide closure for victims of crime.

Another benefit of CCTV monitoring is the ability to respond quickly to incidents. With our real-time monitoring, employers can be alerted to incidents as they happen, allowing them to take immediate action to address the problem. Suppose the monitoring centre sees any threat to a person or your premises. In that case, they can issue audible warnings and alert the police or key holder, minimising the impact of incidents on employees.

ClearView CCTV Cameras in Operation sign displayed on a post in a busy street

CCTV monitoring also helps in employee safety. Employers can monitor their workplace to ensure that the employees follow the required safety protocols and that all equipment is correctly and safely operated. This can help prevent workplace accidents and injuries, resulting in lost time, medical expenses, and legal liability.

3 CCTV cameras installed on a ceiling next to a smoke detector

In conclusion, CCTV monitoring is an essential solution that improves employee safety and security in the workplace. It provides a deterrent effect on criminal activity, valuable evidence in the event of a criminal incident, the ability to respond quickly to incidents, and ensures employee safety. All employers have a duty of care and should consider implementing CCTV monitoring to protect their employees and business.

ClearView provides state-of-the-art monitored CCTV, with our monitoring station operating 24/7, protecting employees and businesses across the UK. Contact one of our specialists for more information on our systems and how we can help you.