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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: ATEX, Lone Workers, safety management, Manufacturing and Pharmaceutical

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: ATEX, COMAH, Manufacturing Industry, Petrochemical

Keeping Lone Workers Safe in ATEX Areas

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: Health and Safety, Lone Workers, Manufacturing Industry, 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

How Remote Monitoring and Alert Systems Can Help Protect Your Workers Against the Threat of Toxic Gas

Written by ANT Telecom | 8 Jan 2018
From engineers servicing wind farms to workers employed in the soft drinks manufacturing industry, employees in many different sectors can find themselves at risk from toxic gases. Lone workers are at a particularly enhanced risk as they do not have the benefit of work colleagues on site with them ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, ATEX

DANGER KEEP OUT! Protecting staff working in hazardous ATEX environments

Written by ANT Telecom | 14 Oct 2016
When it comes to sites containing explosive atmospheres, health and safety managers have additional concerns when looking after the health and safety of their staff and contractors. Whole sites or areas of a site need to be restricted and processes put in place to make everyone aware when they are ...

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Topics: ATEX

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