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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

How communication technology is crucial in emergencies

Written by ANT Telecom | 13 Mar 2019
Preparing for emergency situations is a complex task but a necessary one. When considering what to include in a disaster management plan for your business, it is important not to overlook the importance of reliable communication technology. Effective communication networks are vital for ...

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Topics: Critical Alarm Management

Staff Safety – Are Employers Doing Enough?

Written by ANT Telecom | 12 Mar 2019
  The latest statistics from RIDDOR (Reporting of Injuries Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations) reveal that 144 workers were killed in the UK during 2017/18. Whilst the number of any deaths in the workplace is too many, when this figure is compared to data from 20 years ago, the number ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, safety management, Critical Alarm Management

Alarm systems in hospitals: how effective are they?

Written by ANT Telecom | 6 Mar 2019
Hospitals across the UK are facing more threats than ever - both physical and technological. Finding solutions to improve complex security systems without going over the budget is an ongoing challenge for all concerned. However, it is possible to improve the way alarms are  managed by incorporating ...

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Topics: hospitals, Critical Alarm Management

Responding to Critical Alarms and Emergencies Effectively

Written by ANT Telecom | 5 Feb 2019
Are you looking for a new solution because you had an incident recently that you were unable to respond quickly to? Or are you worried that your current system or processes aren’t quite up to scratch and would likely fail, or prove inefficient if properly tested....

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Topics: Critical Alarm Management

Improving response times to critical alarms in manufacturers

Written by ANT Telecom | 4 Feb 2019
    Each year, outdated alarm systems are believed to be partially responsible for the loss of millions of pounds. Alarm management is an important topic for any industrial site or facility that needs to be efficient, as effective factory management depends on a process that can respond to ...

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Topics: Critical Alarm Management

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