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Guide to Improving Hospital Communication Systems

Written by ANT Telecom | 18 Sep 2019
For many hospitals and commissioning groups, interaction between medical staff and other departments can be complicated by difficulties of several types. These types of communication in healthcare are technical, human and organisational in nature. On the technical side, many hospitals are typically ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, Health and Safety, hospitals, safety management, Critical Alarm Management

Lone Worker communication in the Transport Industry

Written by ANT Telecom | 27 Jun 2019
Historically, the transport industry has primarily used analogue radio as a preferred method of communication across drivers and fleet managers. As technology has advanced over the years, these systems have become outdated and overtaken by digital solutions that provide a more reliable means of ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, Health and Safety

Alarm Management – is Anyone Listening?

Written by ANT Telecom | 26 Jun 2019
Workplace incidents and emergencies will vary significantly from business to business, yet the process of managing each incident will often follow a similar procedure. No matter whether an incident occurs within a factory or office environment, the basic process will often involve reporting it to a ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, Health and Safety, Critical Alarm Management

What Is A Lone Worker Policy?

Written by ANT Telecom | 13 May 2019
Lone worker hazards are present in most workplaces but identifying these can be difficult for those new to lone worker policies and procedures. Many health and safety managers face the challenge of ensuring all lone workers are as equally protected in the workplace as every other member of staff. ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, Manufacturing Industry, Health and Safety

Company Fined for not responding to alarms in time

Written by ANT Telecom | 19 Sep 2018
  Critical alarms are essential for those working in environments with high risk. They are particularly important for those that are required to carry out their work duties alone, without supervision from others. Employee monitoring is a key part in ensuring that each of your employees is safe at ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, Health and Safety, Featured

Facts Around Lone Worker Workplace Fatalities

Written by ANT Telecom | 22 Aug 2018
Lone workers can make up a large percentage of a workforce, particularly in the manufacturing industry. Many workers in factories, plants, and warehouses can find themselves working alone, even if it usually isn't considered part of their normal duties. There can be times where employees may need ...

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Topics: Manufacturing Industry, Health and Safety, utilities

Are Check Calls Enough to ensure Staff are Safe?

Written by ANT Telecom | 16 Aug 2018
When it comes to managing the health and safety of a workforce, finding the best solution for the protection of lone workers can be difficult. Whether lone workers only make up a minority of the workforce, they still must be given the same consideration as other employees, and in some cases, more. ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, Health and Safety

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