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Imagine this – it’s 11 PM, and you’re dozing off to sleep when you get a phone call from your business security company – Perimeter Alarm. You’re shocked awake! Something’s going on at the office!
You grab your smartphone and connect to your office camera system. You see two people wearing hoodies leaving your office front door.
You jump in the car, rush over to the office, meet the police and immediately pull the surveillance footage from your CCTV system. Within days, the thieves are arrested and thrown in jail. Your life is now back to normal.
The scenario above is a reality that businesses in South Carolina face every day. And with the right CCTV (Closed Circuit Television) Service, they have the peace of mind that their properties are safe.
They know that the cost to install and implement video surveillance more than pays for itself in the safety and security that they have. Plus, in some cases, it lowers their insurance premiums.
Video surveillance is one of the best ways to deter crime in the workplace. Unless you use video surveillance, you’re just opening your doors to criminals, both from without and within. CCTV it’s the best way to keep you apprised of what’s happening when you aren’t there.
1. Provides a deterrent to crime on your premises.
Criminals often survey a target before they act. If they see that you have a CCTV system installed, they’re less likely to break in.
2. Can help you catch a criminal in the act.
CCTV systems record footage that you can share with the authorities if an incident does occur. This information can help them make an arrest and keep criminals off the street.
3. Reduces your exposure to risk.
With remote online access, the risk to your business is lowered. You’ll be apprised of incidents like fire, floods, vandalism or theft so you can act immediately.
4. Improves productivity because employees know you’re watching them.
CCTV cameras installed your facility can help you determine if employees are working productively and complying with your rules and regulations. You must apprise them of the monitoring, and just knowing that you’re watching will ensure they behave professionally and get their work done.
5. Protects your business against petty theft from employees in the workplace.
If someone steals supplies or equipment, you’ll know who the thief is. No more wondering where your business assets are going or who took them.
6. Can help you verify if a workplace injury.
Video surveillance is particularly useful in accident-prone areas include locations where fires can break out, or there’s a risk to your employees. You’ll be alerted if an accident or incident occurs so you can call the EMS or Fire Department quickly.
A properly design CCTV system provides the coverage you need to ensure your property and people are safe. With cameras installed in all areas of your facility, both inside and out, you’ll have full monitoring capabilities 24/7 and in real-time.
So, when you’re awakened at night by your security company, you won’t wonder what’s happening. You’ll know because you’ll have all the information you need from your CCTV system.
Cyber Solutions can help to safeguard your business, and your employees, with our custom-designed CCTV solution.