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Why is it important to respond quickly to site alarms?

Written by ANT Telecom | 24 Feb 2017
  It’s an accepted reality that accidents can and will always happen. Sometimes, there is just no amount of planning or strategising that can override this basic fact. When accidents do occur, regardless of our profession, we all hope that their effects will be minimal and not far-reaching. ...
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Topics: Lone Workers, Alarms

Top Tips to Maximise the Space on Your Tool Belt While Minimising Safety Risks

Written by ANT Telecom | 23 Feb 2017
There is no doubt that a tool belt is one of the most important pieces of equipment in the workplace. It will often allow the user to easily access accessories such as two-way radios, measuring equipment, electrical devices and even units to measure the presence of hazardous gases. However, there ...
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Topics: Health and Safety

Avoiding Workplace Disruption From Safety Devices

Written by ANT Telecom | 21 Feb 2017
Safety devices are a necessary part of any workplace in order to be compliant with the law and keep your workers safe. However, by their nature they can be incredibly disruptive to the flow of production at work. Initiating safety devices can completely shut down machinery that is very time or ...
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Topics: Health and Safety

How Do You Deal With Accidents Inside Your Manufacturing Company?

Written by ANT Telecom | 17 Feb 2017
As a manager within a manufacturing company, ensuring that you have a robust strategy in place in order to combat any accidents in the workplace is a top priority. This includes the tricky issue of lone worker safety, as lone workers are exposed to unique dangers that come from not having ...
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Topics: Manufacturing Industry

Is the buddy system a good fit for worker safety?

Written by ANT Telecom | 16 Feb 2017
  Guaranteeing the safety of lone workers is a top concern in every industry where employees carry out their duties off-site, in a remote corner in the plant, outside office hours, or anywhere else isolated from direct contact with colleagues and supervisors. Having effective and reliable ...
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Topics: Manufacturing Industry

Lone workers safety during the cold winter temperatures

Written by ANT Telecom | 9 Feb 2017
We have talked a lot on this blog about the risks lone workers face and ways to prevent accidents, but now that we are in the middle of winter, what are the extra risks that lone workers face with the cold temperature and how can we deal with them? The Health and Safety Executive recommend that ...
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Topics: Lone Workers

Why Should my Company have a Risk Assessment policy?

Written by ANT Telecom | 7 Feb 2017
Health and Safety is something that affects every business - both big and small. It is a necessity of operations, however often employees are reluctant to adopt the processes which will ultimately prevent them from harm. 144 workers were killed in the United Kingdom in the 2015 / 2016 period, a ...
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Topics: Health and Safety

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