Benefits of security lighting for warehouses

Keeping your staff, and your business property, safe and secure is a key consideration for many business owners, including those with large warehouses. And security lighting can help you achieve this. But what are the benefits of security lighting for warehouses? And how can you achieve the right results?

What are the benefits of security lighting for warehouses?

There are a number of benefits to using security lighting to protect your warehouse. These include:

  • Deterring crime and criminal activity- If your warehouse is well lit at night, you can deter any potential crime. This is extremely effective when motion sensitive security lighting is used, as this will turn on the moment that movement is detected, surprising any would be criminals, and preventing damage or loss to your company. If crime is a problem in your area, or is something you are concerned about, you should consider combining your security lighting with CCTV camera, to catch any criminals in the act.
  • Keeping your staff safe- security lighting isn’t all about scaring people away though. If your staff work well into the evening, or even around the clock, it’s important for the exterior of your warehouse to be well lit. This can help prevent accidents and injuries like slips trips and falls, that can occur when leaving and entering any warehouse in the dark. Staff are also more likely to feel safe and secure if the outdoor environment is well lit, and this can increase productivity and motivation.
  • Can be low cost- finally security lighting is not always as expensive as you might think. In fact, it can even be achieved on a small budget. Motion activated security lighting can be more expensive to purchase and install, but this can save you money in the long run, through the reduced use of electricity over time.

For more information or advice about electrical design for your warehouse, get in touch with the team today here at Walker Electrical. We are Preston’s leading electrical experts. From shops and offices, to student accommodation and industrial lighting, we provide a range of high quality, professional electrical solutions.