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Why is lone worker training so important

Written by ANT Telecom | 25 Oct 2018
It's always a good idea to review company policies and procedures from time to time and one of the most important responsibilities an employer can bear is ensuring the proper protection of lone workers. This article explains why lone workers are particularly vulnerable and the benefits of using ...

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Alarm Handling - Enforcement and Advice

Written by ANT Telecom | 26 Sep 2018
Alarm systems are a crucial component for reliable safety management. All employees have the right to feel safe in the workplace. Therefore, implementing systems that ensure emergencies can be responded to quickly and efficiently is paramount to both the morale and peace of mind of all workers. ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, safety management

Company Fined for not responding to alarms in time

Written by ANT Telecom | 19 Sep 2018
  Critical alarms are essential for those working in environments with high risk. They are particularly important for those that are required to carry out their work duties alone, without supervision from others. Employee monitoring is a key part in ensuring that each of your employees is safe at ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, Health and Safety, Featured

Onsite mobility: which technology is right for you?

Written by ANT Telecom | 18 Sep 2018
In the past organisations that wanted to give onsite mobile workers a communication solution didn't have many choices: radio-based systems, pagers or tannoys were more or less it. Today there's an almost bewildering array of technologies for organisations looking to update or extend those original ...

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Fatalities in the Workplace - Did you know.. (Facts around lone worker fatalities)

Written by ANT Telecom | 22 Aug 2018
Lone workers can make up a large percentage of a workforce, particularly in the manufacturing industry. Many workers in factories, plants, and warehouses can find themselves working alone, even if it usually isn't considered part of their normal duties. There can be times where employees may need ...

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Topics: Manufacturing Industry, Health and Safety, utilities

Are Check Calls Enough to ensure Staff are Safe?

Written by ANT Telecom | 16 Aug 2018
When it comes to managing the health and safety of a workforce, finding the best solution for the protection of lone workers can be difficult. Whether lone workers only make up a minority of the workforce, they still must be given the same consideration as other employees, and in some cases, more. ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, Health and Safety

Adopting the appropriate functionalities for your lone worker devices

Written by ANT Telecom | 7 Aug 2018
  Employee safety should be at the forefront of a company’s mind, particularly within industries that employ lone workers. It is a key responsibility of the employer, and those in charge of employee safety, to ensure fast action is taken in the event of an incident. And for those in charge of the ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, Health and Safety

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