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How to Enhance Your Alarm Management System

Written by ANT Telecom | 29 May 2019
All good businesses try to strive for a high level of health and safety and using a good alarm system is one way to do that, especially in facilities that have a large number of potential hazards. However, alarm management systems can often be improved, especially as technology becomes more ...

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Topics: Critical Alarm Management

What Is A Lone Worker Policy?

Written by ANT Telecom | 13 May 2019
Lone worker hazards are present in most workplaces but identifying these can be difficult for those new to lone worker policies and procedures. Many health and safety managers face the challenge of ensuring all lone workers are as equally protected in the workplace as every other member of staff. ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, Manufacturing Industry, Health and Safety

Considerations Before Investing in Smartphone Technology

Written by ANT Telecom | 8 May 2019
Before investing in expensive new technology for your company, it is always sensible to carefully consider the type of communication equipment you need to arm your frontline workers within industrial and manufacturing plants. ...

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Topics: Manufacturing Industry, Business Telecom, safety management

Lone worker protection

Written by ANT Telecom | 1 May 2019
Most of us rely on colleagues to help in a workplace-related emergency situation but this can be problematic for lone workers. To mitigate the fact that lone workers are particularly vulnerable to workplace emergency situations, lone worker protection devices provide employees who work alone with a ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, Critical Alarm Management

Automation - How to keep the wheels turning in ATEX zones

Written by ANT Telecom | 3 Apr 2019
ATEX zones are hazardous places. Vapours, mists, gases and combustible specks of dust can all form volatile explosive atmospheres when exposed to air. These can occur in a number of workplace settings, from enormous industrial chemical plants to places where vehicles are sprayed with paint. In an ...

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Topics: ATEX

What are the risks of not responding to a critical alarm in time?

Written by ANT Telecom | 19 Mar 2019
For any organisation that operates within a high-risk environment, critical alarms are a fundamental component to assure the safety of staff and continuity of operations. The manufacturing industry, in particular, is known to be a high-risk environment as workers typically have to deal with ...

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Topics: Critical Alarm Management

Reporting Minor Incidents to Prevent Future Catastrophe

Written by ANT Telecom | 15 Mar 2019
  Recording data on all workplace incidents and near misses, from seemingly insignificant events to serious injury, is essential for all organisations. Whilst some may deem it unnecessary or tedious to report every minor accident in the workplace, such as an employee tripping or narrowly avoiding ...

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Topics: Critical Alarm Management

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