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How To Write Your Lone Working Policy and Procedure

Written by ANT Telecom | 9 Jun 2021
Lone workers face the same health and safety risks as any other worker. The difference is that being alone increases the risk that an accident can have more severe consequences if help is not readily available or the worker is incapacitated....

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How To Conduct a Lone Working Risk Assessment

Written by ANT Telecom | 2 Jun 2021
Lone workers face the same health and safety risks as any other worker. The difference is that being alone increases the risk that an accident can have more severe consequences if help is not readily available or the worker is incapacitated....

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When And How To Use Silent Alarms For Incident Management

Written by ANT Telecom | 20 Apr 2021
Audible alarms are handy in most situations. Your car alarm is perfect for scaring the would-be car thief away, and so is your home burglar alarm. The deafening ring of the building fire alarm sounders or the beeping of your nearly-invisible smoke detector serves a practical purpose. It's all well ...

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How to Overcome Lone Working Challenges Across Multiple Sites

Written by ANT Telecom | 1 Apr 2021
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) define lone workers as “Lone workers are those who work by themselves without close or direct supervision.” This definition applies to a variety of roles both in industrial locations as well as other sectors such as healthcare. The number of people who fall ...

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Educating Staff on Lone Working To Improve Worker Safety

Written by ANT Telecom | 25 Mar 2021
Lone working is a challenging subject for companies and employees alike. There often arises a misunderstanding as to the meaning of the term “lone worker”. Many employees and even some employers seem to think it means solitary workers. This may well be true in some instances, but the term can refer ...

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How To Tackle Lone Working For Water Companies

Written by ANT Telecom | 18 Mar 2021
Working for a water company poses various risks to workers. From working alone in remote pumping stations to digging up the ground in search of water leaks, the work poses inherent risks. However, adequate training, risk assessments and other measures all contribute to limiting the risks and making ...

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Stepping out of business isolation

Written by ANT Telecom | 11 Mar 2021
When England first went into lockdown, many businesses became quickly uncertain about the impact of Covid restrictions and the future, causing many to batten down the hatches and concentrate on survival. This resulted in essential business-critical decisions necessary to keep companies growing and ...

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Topics: Health and Safety, Home Worker

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