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Safety within the waste and recycling sector

Written by ANT Telecom | 10 Feb 2020
From weekly household collections to recycling plants, the waste and recycling sector plays an important role in UK society. But given the physical labour, transport vehicles and heavy machinery involved, it is an industry that presents significant risks to workers involved.  ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, Critical Alarm Management, Man-Down

The importance of lone worker device testing

Written by ANT Telecom | 7 Feb 2020
The introduction of the Internet of Things (IoT) has meant that devices and machinery can now be connected to apps that are accessible from smartphones, tablets and computers at all times. IoT technology can be used to monitor a variety of elements, from machinery malfunction to air quality levels, ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, Health and Safety, Man-Down

Hazardous Working Environment: The Oil Rig

Written by ANT Telecom | 6 Feb 2020
Since the mid-1950s, oil has been the most important source of energy and is relied upon heavily as part of modern society – from fueling transportation and heating homes, to being used in the coating of essential medicine, the list is endless. Yet often, little thought is given as to how oil comes ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, Manufacturing Industry, Health and Safety

What Lone Worker Protection Is Available For Teachers?

Written by ANT Telecom | 5 Feb 2020
'Lone worker' is a term that often conjures forth images of people working in heavy industry, isolated sites miles from other humans or workers carrying out extremely hazardous jobs. However, the education sector is increasingly coming to recognise the fact that many of their staff should from a ...

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Topics: Schools

Lockdown Systems For Schools – Does Your School Have One?

Written by ANT Telecom | 29 Jan 2020
With classroom violence on the rise, and over a quarter of teachers reporting being attacked each week whilst at work, schools are increasingly looking for ways to tackle the most serious incidents. Purpose-made lockdown systems are one form of defence. Educational institutions in the US have for a ...

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Topics: Schools

School Intruder Alarm System – Does Your School Need One?

Written by ANT Telecom | 22 Jan 2020
For many educational institutions, student safety is the top priority of management and staff alike, as it is a secure and comfortable environment that allows pupils to perform to the best of their ability. By taking steps to comprehensively eliminate the risk of serious accidents or violent ...

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Topics: Schools

School Lockdown - Do You Know What To Do?

Written by ANT Telecom | 15 Jan 2020
When making sure that a school is secure against threats to health and safety, one of the primary concerns should be to protect students against dangers posed by trespassers on school grounds. Most of the time, people coming into the school will be there for benign reasons, but on some occasions ...

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Topics: Schools

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