QSR Video Surveillance Best Practices

Author: Ari Erenthal, Published on Jun 21, 2017

Fast food restaurants or QSRs (quick service restaurants), are frequent victims of crime and fraud. Because they are open late, deal with cash, and are designed to be exited quickly, they make attractive robbery targets. Because they are often carry extensive insurance policies, they make attractive targets for lawsuits such as slip and falls and workplace injury claims. In this guide, we examine best practices for QSR surveillance, including

  • Camera placement
  • Food preparation areas
  • Offices and safes
  • Stockroom and storage areas
  • Restroom
  • Drive through lane
  • Minimizing camera counts
  • Protecting the recorder
  • Viewing the video

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Camera *********

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Cash *********

**** **** ********** ******* *** ********* ******* **** **** ** keep **** ** ****, ** **** **** ** *****, *** have ********** ********* *** *****. ***** ******* ******* **** ************ good *******, ** *** *********** *** ****** ***** ******* *** window *** **** *** ****.

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PoS ***********

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Food *********** *****

** **** ******* ******* ******'* **** ****** *** ******** *** unsafe ******* **********, ******* ****** **** * ******* ******** ** food *********** *****. **** **** **** ********* *** ************* ***** which ********* ******** ********. **** *** **** **** ***** *** operators ** ** ****** ** ********** ******* *********, *** ******* that *** ********* *** ******* *** *******. ** *** / 200 *** ** ******* ********** *** **** ***** ******* ** higher, *** *** ***** ***** * ****** **** ****** ****.

Offices *** *****

******* **** **** **** ** **** ****, ************* ***** *** a ******* ** **** **** **** *** ****. *********, * camera ****** ** ******* ** *** ****, ******* *** **** of *** ****** ******* *** ******* **. **** *** ********* prefer *** **** ***** *** ** ******* ** *** ******, so ** ******** **** ****** ** *** ****** **** ****** not ** **** ** ****** *** *** ****.

******** ****** ** *** **** ***** ******** **** *** ******** pulls *** **** *** *** **** ** ******* ** **** of *** *******.

Stockrooms *** ******* *****

** ***** ** ******* ******** *****, ********** *** ******* ***** should ** ******* **** * ************ ******. ** ******* ******* areas *** ********* ********, ** ** ********** ** ***** *** entrance *** ****** ** *** ** **** ** ****. *** example, * ******* ******* ** * *** ******* ****, * walk ** ************, *** * **** ******* *** *** ** covered **** * ****** ******. **** ** ******* **** ****** worth ******** *** ******* *****, *****, *** ********* ** *******.

******** ********** *** ******* ***** *** **** **** *** ********* if ********* *** ************ ***** ****** **** *****.

*********

**** **** ***** ******* ******* ****** ********* ** ***** ** discourage ********* *** **** ***** ** ***********. ******* ****** ** aimed ** ****** ****** ******** *** ******* *** ********, *** should *** ** **** ** *** ****** *** ******** ******, even **** *** **** ***** *** ******.

Drive ******* ****

**** **** **** ***** ******* ******* *** ************ ******* ** monitor *** ****** ** ******** ** ****. ***** ******* ** not **** ** ** **** ********, ** **** *** *** operational ******** ****** **** ********. **-** *** / ***-*** *** is ******* **********. *******, **** ****** ** ******* ****** ***, ** **** **** ** ********* ***** ******** ******** **********.

Minimizing ****** ******

**** ***** **** **** *** ******** *******, ****** ************ * hard ****. ********** *** ****** ** ******* ******** ** ******* them ********** ********* ** **********'* ****** ** ****** ***** *** accepted. **** ********* * ***** *** * ***, **** *** mounting ***** **** **** ***** * ****** ****** ** ***** more **** *** ******** ****.

*** ********* ********* ******* ******* *** ******* ** * **** saving *******, **** ******** ** *** ****** ****, **** ****, or ******** ** *** ********. *******, ** *** ****** ******, OSHA ********** ********-***** ****** **************** **** ***** ***** **** **** ******* ** *** ******** exterior ** *****.

**********

***** *** ******* *** *** **** ** ** ************** **-****, QSRs ********* ******** *** / *** ********** ****** **** **** servers **** *** ***** *** ********. ** *** ****** **** QSRs *** *** ********, ********* ** **** ** ** *** company's *** **********. **** ********** ** *********** *** ***** ******* space ******** ** ********* * ******.

Protecting *** ********

****** ** *** *** ** *** ****** ** ********** *** protected. *****, ********* *** **** ** **** ***** **** ****** or ** ***********. ******** **** ****** ** *** ***** ******** raises *** *********** **** **** ***** ***** ** ******* *****,**** ** **** ** *** **** * ********. ******* ******** *** ********, ******* *** **** **** ** ********. ***** ********* *** often ****** ****** * **** *** ** *** ******, ********** mounted *** ** *****.

Local ******* / *******

**** *** ********* ****** ****** * ***** ******* ******* * live ******* ** *** ******. **** ** ** ***** * manager ** **** ** *** ** ********** ******* ******** ****** to *** ******** ****** *** ******* ****** ** ****** * separate ** ** ******** ** *****. ****, *** *** ***, recorders ******* ***** **** ********** *******. **** ****** ** ******* to ****** **** ***'* ********* ********* ********.

Public **** ********

**** **** **** * ***** ******* ** * ********* ******** near *** ******** *** ******-**** *******. * ******-**** ******* ****** ********* ** **** ** *** on ***** ** *** ********** **** ****** ********** *******. ** addition, ** ***** * ***** ******* **** ************ ***** ** in *****, ********** ********** ********* *** ************ ********* *******.

Remote *******

**** **** **** ********* *** ***** ** *****-**** *********** ** corporations. ***** ********* ******* ******* *******, *** **** ** **** the ******* ** **** ***** **** ******** ********* ** *** same ****.

******** ********* ************ *** ** * *** ****** ** **** locations **** ******* ********* **** *********** / ********* *********** ****** a ******** **** **** *** ** **** *********-********* ****** ***** streaming. ** **** ***, ********* ********* ***** **** *** ***** recorder *** ***** ******* ** ****** **** *** *** / NVR **** *** ****** ** **** *** ***'* ***** ********.

Remote ******

*** **** ****** *** **** ****** ******** ** *** *** store(s) *** ******* **** ** ********* ********* ** ********** ********* / **********. ************, *** ********** ***** ****** ****** (******* ** the *****'* *******). **** ***** ************ ******* *** *** ******** remote / ***** ****** ************ ******* ** ***** / *** system ******* ** *** *****'* *******.

Remote **********

**** **** ****** ****** ********** ******** **** ******* ***/** ******* responses ** *** **** ** ** ********* ** *******. ************, they *** ********* *** ***** ********** *** *** **** ** identify ******** ***** ** ******.

Comments (4)

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