The Benefits of Security Cameras

Security cameras and video surveillance are very beneficial for businesses. They help deter theft and crime, allow you to monitor activity, help reduce insurance costs, and create a safer workplace for employees. By keeping a constant eye on your business, you can help secure and protect your employees and business.


1. Deter Theft & Crime

One of the biggest benefits of security cameras is deterring crime and theft. People are less likely to commit a crime if they know they are being watched. In addition to random theft, employees may steal from a business. Although many business owners don’t like to think that their employees would steal from them, it does happen. Having footage can help give you the proof you need to catch the thief, plus the evidence can be used in court if needed.

2. Monitor Activity

No one is capable of being everywhere at once, but security cameras allow you to keep a constant eye on your business. They are beneficial for monitoring the day-to-day activities and operations of employees and visitors. This can be especially beneficial for remote sites and when a manager isn’t present at all times. Maybe you’re dealing with productivity problems, punctuality issues, or conflicts between employees. Security cameras can help boost efficiency and productivity as well as provide the evidence needed to resolve conflicts.

3. Help Reduce Insurance Costs

If someone claims they were injured on your site and you have no proof of whether the event happened or not, your insurance premiums will likely increase. Having evidence of incidents that occur is extremely beneficial, especially if someone is trying to scam you. In addition, many insurance providers offer discounted rates if you install surveillance cameras in/around your business.

4. Create a Safer Workplace

By installing security cameras at your entrances/exits and in your parking lots, you are creating a safer workplace. Your employees will feel safer, and you’re more likely to prevent vehicle break-ins and vandalism. Having security cameras can also help prevent harassment and other inappropriate behavior among employees.

There are many benefits to installing security cameras in and around your business. If you’re curious which cameras would be most beneficial for your business, give the experts at RTI a call! We can find the right solution for your specific needs so that you’re able to create a safer, more productive workplace.

Date Posted: 10/29/18
Date Last Updated: 6/13/19

By: RTI Marketing Team

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Hazel Owens · December 13, 2018 at 7:33 pm

You make a good point that having video evidence of incidents will help the business avoid any scams. This would also help prove to an insurance company what happened if someone was to break in. It would be best to ask a company what type of cameras will be best for your business to ensure everything can be seen clearly.

Sariah Meagle · December 27, 2018 at 12:12 am

Monitoring activity as you mentioned is something important for me lately since I need to know how to stop some customers from stealing my pie so I’ll definitely use a security camera to achieve that. Hopefully, getting a camera will deter theft and crime as you said because I need these thefts to stop. Since you pointed out that it can help reduce insurance costs, I’ll really consider getting them from a surveillance company that offers them for a good price.

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