AlertSystems Responds to Network Rail Campaign

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Leading business security provider, AlertSystems, has responded to a new campaign by Network Rail that uses CCTV footage to encourage safety at stations.

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CCTV plays an important role in enabling a quick response to any accident. It is also essential for assessing an accident after it happens and the contributing factors to enable operational changes to be made to prevent it happening again in the future.

Network Rail have launched a safety campaign using CCTV of accidents at rail stations to encourage people to take more care after an evening of drinking - reports the BBC on July 31 in their article ‘Station safety campaign launched by Network Rail’.

According to the BBC, the campaign comes after 1,600 people were hurt in slips, trips and falls at stations across the country with the most incidents happened at Leeds station, followed by Paddington and Liverpool Street in London.

The footage shows people falling on steps, escalators, over luggage and off platforms. In the past year there has been one death, 51 broken bones, 19 dislocations, five concussions and dozens of cuts and bruises.

As experts in business security systems, AlertSystems stresses the importance of CCTV in responding to accidents.

A spokesperson from AlertSystems said:

“This is an effective way for National Rail to promote rail safety by showing actual footage of accidents taking place. CCTV plays an important role in enabling a quick response to any accident. It is also essential for assessing an accident after it happens and the contributing factors to enable operational changes to be made to prevent it happening again in the future. CCTV is also a vital tool to protect organisations against the rising number of fraudulent liability claims.”

AlertSystems manage and maintain over 5000 security installations throughout the UK and are specialists in providing business security solutions. Offering professional service and a complete range of security services such as monitored alarm systems, Automatic Number Plate Recognition and Avigilon CCTV security system s. AlertSystems offers effective and reliable solutions to security problems.

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