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The topic around installation of CCTV Systems in office premises has always been a hot topic of debate in many organisations. Some feel that having a CCTV system in place provides assurance that they are being well protected, while on the flip side, others feel that their privacy is being compromised.
In this article, we share some potential benefits your organisation could gain from having a CCTV system at your workplace.
1. Curb Workplace Harassment and Misconduct
Harassment at the office has always been one of the key concerns for many employers. With CCTV systems in place, employees’ sense of security would be heightened knowing that they are being more protected with live surveillance features.
CCTV recordings can serve as a form of evidence when incidents occur. This could be vital to clear any misunderstanding and prevent any employee from being maligned.
2. Prevent Internal Theft
Internal theft is an area that employers should not overlook in their business operations. Having cameras located strategically in the office and warehouse will help prevent internal theft. This also aids in post investigation works. Other than preventing and deterring internal thefts, having cameras can prevent mishandling of goods that might cost the company heavy loses.
3. Surveillance of Highly Sensitive Areas
CCTV systems can be utitlised to monitor sensitive areas in the business premise. It is highly recommended to have cameras installed in areas like cash or document rooms. This will prevent cases of sabotage and leakages of sensitive information, which can tarnish the company’s reputation. Other than only having CCTV systems for sensitive areas, you could also consider having access control system installed. Access control systems enable you to restrict access clearance to selected authorised personnel. If you are interested in access control systems, you can visit this page to look at some of our packages.
4. Monitor of Customer Service Standards
In today’s context, customer service is one of the key factors to the success of a business. CCTV system can help monitor the service standards when employers are offsite. Apart from monitoring, employers can use the recordings as a case study to educate employees on the right and wrong practices. This will aid the business to improve their overall service standards rendered to their clients.
5. Safeguarding Employees
Employees are known to be a company’s greatest assets thus it is important to protect and safeguard your employees and make them feel that they are an integral part of the company.
CCTV camera footages may be used to resolve both internal and external disputes among your employees and your clients. This will help protect employees from being blamed for the wrong reasons. Apart from protecting them from unnecessary disputes, CCTV footages can also aid in insurance claims in the occurrence of workplace accident. With CCTV footages as evidence, it will help ease the process of claims and employees can be compensated in a shorter period of processing time.
In conclusion, having CCTV systems in the workplace have some very important benefits to businesses in the long term. Many have the misconception that CCTV system is a tool used by employer to monitor and manage their employees’ performance. However, this is highly untrue, CCTV system are mainly used to protect both employees and businesses from any criminal activities or misconduct and serve as useful evidence for any post-accident investigations.
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