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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 have ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, ATEX, 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

How to Take Photos in ATEX Areas?

Written by ANT Telecom | 22 Nov 2018
What are ATEX areas? ATEX is an acronym that is derived from the French phrase 'ATmosphere EXplosives'. It is used to describe a site or workplace where explosive gases, dust or vapours are prevalent. ATEX areas are classified into zones ranging from 0 to 2, 0 is the most dangerous and 2 the least. ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, ATEX, Manufacturing and Pharmaceutical, Safety Management

Are You Prepared for A COMAH Site Incident?

Written by ANT Telecom | 17 May 2018
Lone worker hazards can be found in many working environments, but COMAH sites are among the most dangerous. Protecting all workers from hazards in such an environment is a major factor in correct health and safety management. Conforming to ATEX regulations in areas that contain hazardous waste is ...

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Topics: Manufacturing Industry, ATEX, COMAH, Petrochemical

Keeping Lone Worker ATEX Areas Safe

Written by ANT Telecom | 11 May 2018
Employees across every industry have the right to work under safe conditions, but there are certain workers that are at increased risk due to the environments that they operate in, such as those working in potentially explosive atmospheres. For lone workers, the risks are even higher, as there are ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, ATEX

How Quickly Are You Alerted If A Lone Worker Has an Accident?

Written by ANT Telecom | 15 Feb 2018
Lone workers carrying out their duties in ATEX areas are exposed to various hazards, many of which may be dangerous to them and to the company, if taken lightly and without adequate safeguards in place. Working on COMAH sites, where ATEX zones are prevalent, is a challenge that cannot be ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, Manufacturing Industry, Health and Safety, ATEX

How Do You Best Protect Staff Working in ATEX Areas?

Written by ANT Telecom | 13 Feb 2018
Every worker has a right to a safe working environment, but there are others who need more specific safety conditions and apparatus. Workers, specifically those operating in areas where they are exposed to potential explosions, due to highly flammable gases and dust, are protected under the ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, Manufacturing Industry, Health and Safety, ATEX

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