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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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Topics: Lone Workers, IP DECT

Companies shouldn’t overlook smartphones for protecting lone workers

Written by ANT Telecom | 3 Jul 2020
With social distancing rules likely to remain in place for the foreseeable future many organisations are investigating lone worker solutions as an additional measure to keep employees safe. But with so much choice available on the market, it’s not surprising that buyers don’t always look beyond the ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, smartphones

4 Signs You Need To Improve Your Lone Worker Process

Written by ANT Telecom | 20 May 2020
For many organisations in sectors such as manufacturing, construction or infrastructure, a common challenge is coordinating their workers across large sites that may hamper communications and rapid movement. Whilst this can be an inconvenience in terms of overall efficiency of workflow, it can also ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, Health and Safety

Depot Safety Guide

Written by ANT Telecom | 13 May 2020
Depot safety is often overlooked when compared to more obviously threatening manufacturing environments, however accidents in logistics centres can prove just as dangerous to employees as incidents on the production floor. This is especially true for lone workers, who are a common sight in such ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, Manufacturing Industry, Health and Safety

Keeping Lone Workers Safe In ATEX Areas

Written by ANT Telecom | 1 Apr 2020
ATEX  refers to a set of EU regulations for controlling  explosive atmospheres. ATEX areas are  commonly found at petrochemical, chemical and other production facilities  referring to work areas where there is a threat of atmospheric ignition due to the presence of flammable vapour. By themselves, ...

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Topics: Lone Workers

Keeping Medical Staff Out Of Harm’s Way

Written by ANT Telecom | 25 Mar 2020
For most members of the public, it is easy to imagine hospitals and other healthcare facilities as safe havens from sudden injury or violence, but for the workers who have chosen to dedicate themselves to careers in medicine, experience (and the numbers) tells a different story. NHS workers ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, Hospitals

Lone Workers Safety During the Cold Winter Temperatures

Written by ANT Telecom | 11 Mar 2020
Many industrial facilities and work sites extend across wide areas, necessitating employees to often be working outside or travelling between different buildings in order to access equipment. Coupled with increased levels of automation, this can make for a sparsely populated workplace where long ...

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Topics: Lone Workers

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