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Panic Alarm Systems for Schools Save Lives

Written by ANT Telecom | 26 Feb 2020
A panic alarm is a means for workers to notify their colleagues of an emergency in an almost instant fashion. Typically, these are found in highly hazardous workspaces such as chemical plants or manufacturing businesses where seconds can mean the difference between life and death. However, against ...

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Topics: Schools

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

Improve Communications in Your Water Treatment Site

Written by ANT Telecom | 28 Jan 2020
  Most large facilities such as water treatment sites need a decent communications system in order to keep in touch with their workers at all times. This is because problems need to be reported quickly in order to prevent serious incidents from occurring and oftentimes, detailed information will ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, ATEX, Critical Alarm Management

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