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Health and Safety Blog Posts

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

The Current State of Lone Worker Safety

Written by ANT Telecom | 26 Jan 2018
Developments in the field of lone worker safety are occurring all the time, and the state of lone worker safety has undergone significant changes in the past year. This article helps managers to understand the ways in which fines are now being applied for companies that fail to provide adequately ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, Manufacturing Industry, Health and Safety

Manufacturing: Technology's Role in Lone Worker Safety

Written by ANT Telecom | 16 Jan 2018
Statistics from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) shed a sobering light on the issue of health and safety in the manufacturing industry. These statistics indicate that around 10% of the workplace fatalities that occur each year in Britain's workforce happen to employees in the manufacturing ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, Manufacturing Industry, Health and Safety

Key Vulnerabilities Managers Need To Address - Lone Workers

Written by ANT Telecom | 11 Jan 2018
Managers should always make lone worker safety one of their key priorities when formulating and implementing health and safety policies at work. Lone workers are subject to unique vulnerabilities that are directly tied to their lone worker status. This article explains some of the main way in which ...

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

Taking a considered approach to protect your mobile workforce

Written by ANT Telecom | 2 Jan 2018
Let’s face it, no one wants to over complicate tasks and prolong them unnecessarily but often taking a simple, short-term approach can have long lasting consequences. Take for example, the task of finding a solution to protect staff working alone.  A quick Google search could offer a range of ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, Health and Safety

How can Technology help you to Improve Lone Worker Safety?

Written by ANT Telecom | 21 Dec 2017
Statistics indicate that, after substantial downward trend over the long term, the number of fatalities in the workplace has started to level off, and is now beginning to rise. This article explains the challenges involved in ensuring lone worker safety in a variety of sectors, and then elucidates ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, Health and Safety

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