Harsh and hazardous CCTV camera stations are designed to enable closed-circuit surveillance in areas of risk, for example in potentially explosive atmospheres.

A hazardous area CCTV camera station includes a sturdy housing, typically with IP66/67 certification (depending on the model) and one or more choices of CCTV camera to go inside.

Together, the benefits of CCTV camera stations include secure remote visual monitoring of hazardous areas, either to improve safety or security.


What is a CCTV camera station?

A CCTV camera station is a secure housing for a CCTV camera, which can be mounted to a ceiling or wall as required.

The Oxalis CCTV camera stations supplied by Cable Systems include a choice of cameras with different resolutions and other capabilities (e.g. analogue vs. digital CCTV).


How does CCTV improve business safety?

There’s a whole range of CCTV importance and benefits for businesses. The most widely known benefit is improved security, as you can remotely monitor who is accessing an area.

However, there are also safety benefits as again, you can check who is in an area at any given time and make sure any authorised personnel are not at risk.


The biggest benefits of CCTV for a business

To summarise, some of the biggest benefits of CCTV cameras in business are:

  • Security: See if any unauthorised personnel have accessed an area
  • Safety: Check the welfare of authorised personnel working in an area
  • Sight: Network-connected CCTV cameras give you remote ‘eyes’ on the area

Together this means you can check on the condition of your hazardous areas at any time, from any remote location with access to your camera feeds.


Where to position your CCTV camera station

CCTV camera stations need line of sight to the area you want to monitor, which is why hazardous area CCTV camera stations are essential in the presence of fire or explosion risks.

A CCTV camera station may be mounted to the ceiling, wall or to a standalone stanchion. If you need help positioning your CCTV camera stations safely, just ask.