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Lone Workers Blog Posts

A guide to lone worker apps

Written by ANT Telecom | 12 Jun 2019
It's a fact of life that some jobs have more risk associated with them than others, and for lone workers, these varying risks are heightened, simply because they do not automatically have the support of work colleagues and management to hand should anything go wrong. To protect lone workers, ...

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Topics: Lone Workers

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

Lone worker protection

Written by ANT Telecom | 1 May 2019
Most of us rely on colleagues to help in a workplace-related emergency situation but this can be problematic for lone workers. To mitigate the fact that lone workers are particularly vulnerable to workplace emergency situations, lone worker protection devices provide employees who work alone with a ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, Critical Alarm Management

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

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