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Lone Workers Blog Posts

Staff Safety – Are Employers Doing Enough?

Written by ANT Telecom | 12 Mar 2019
  The latest statistics from RIDDOR (Reporting of Injuries Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations) reveal that 144 workers were killed in the UK during 2017/18. Whilst the number of any deaths in the workplace is too many, when this figure is compared to data from 20 years ago, the number ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, safety management, Critical Alarm Management

Factory automation- what tools enable your Factory Workers to work to their Full Capacity?

Written by ANT Telecom | 14 Dec 2018
Understanding the motivation of factory workers is the key to improving efficiency and enabling them to work to their full capacity. This is harder than it sounds, as factory managers typically do not work alongside factory workers, adding another layer of distance to the relationship.  ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, Manufacturing Industry, Critical Alarm Management

Lone workers in distilleries: What you need to know

Written by ANT Telecom | 5 Dec 2018
Modern whisky production is an automated process, with many distilleries operating into the night. Workers are required to keep the distilleries going without a hitch and can be asked to oversee events anywhere throughout the plant. Employees often work alone, and whisky sites are often located in ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, distilleries, Critical Alarm Management

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

Wearable Tech For Lone Worker Alarms

Written by ANT Telecom | 9 Nov 2018
Keeping lone workers safe is a priority for all responsible managers and team leaders, and the reality is that most workplaces have at least one type of lone worker to whom health and safety legislation applies. In the current market, there are many lone worker solutions and some of the latest are ...

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Topics: Lone Workers

Alarm Handling - Enforcement and Advice

Written by ANT Telecom | 26 Sep 2018
Alarm systems are a crucial component for reliable safety management. All employees have the right to feel safe in the workplace. Therefore, implementing systems that ensure emergencies can be responded to quickly and efficiently is paramount to both the morale and peace of mind of all workers. ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, safety management

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

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