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When And How To Use Silent Alarms For Incident Management

Written by ANT Telecom | 20 Apr 2021
Audible alarms are handy in most situations. Your car alarm is perfect for scaring the would-be car thief away, and so is y our home burglar alarm. The deafening ring of the building fire alarm sounders or the beeping of your nearly-invisible smoke detector serves a practical purpose. It's all well ...

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How to Overcome Lone Working Challenges Across Multiple Sites

Written by ANT Telecom | 1 Apr 2021
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) define lone workers as “Lone workers are those who work by themselves without close or direct supervision.” This definition applies to a variety of roles both in industrial locations as well as other sectors such as healthcare. The number of people who fall ...

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Educating Staff on Lone Working To Improve Worker Safety

Written by ANT Telecom | 25 Mar 2021
Lone working is a challenging subject for companies and employees alike. There often arises a misunderstanding as to the meaning of the term “lone worker”. Many employees and even some employers seem to think it means solitary workers. This may well be true in some instances, but the term can refer ...

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How To Tackle Lone Working For Water Companies

Written by ANT Telecom | 18 Mar 2021
Working for a water company poses various risks to workers. From working alone in remote pumping stations to digging up the ground in search of water leaks, the work poses inherent risks. However, adequate training, risk assessments and other measures all contribute to limiting the risks and making ...

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Why are Lone Worker Devices Important in Distilleries?

Written by ANT Telecom | 4 Dec 2020
Distilleries are fascinating places with the copper stills and barrels representing art as old as tradition. However, working in distilleries may be fraught with risk and employers and employees have to take precaution to stay safe at work. Like any other industrial manufacturing premises, there ...

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Lone Worker Systems in Pharmaceutical Companies

Written by ANT Telecom | 27 Nov 2020
Lone working is a concern for many companies, especially pharmaceutical manufacturers, who deal with a variety of potentially dangerous chemical substances. Staff and premises are at risk due to lone working practices. With automation and twenty-four-hour operational requirements, it’s often the ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, IP DECT

Lone Working & Service User Safety in Care Homes

Written by ANT Telecom | 18 Nov 2020
The UK’s Health and Social Care sector employs over 3 million workers. Some work in care homes while others provide care for the elderly and vulnerable adults in the community. Those who work in residential care homes provide round the clock care for residents, including working nights. The numbers ...

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