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Lone Worker Neglect, And The Penalty For This

Written by ANT Telecom | 19 Oct 2017
Lone worker neglect is an issue that can come with serious consequences for business owners and employers. Ensuring the safety of staff and of lone workers in particular should be a priority for all employers. A lone worker can be anybody working for a company in an environment where they are the ...

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How to Ensure Lone Worker Safety and Zero Accidents

Written by ANT Telecom | 11 Oct 2017
With all the safety aspects that need to be considered in a large corporation, lone worker safety is one that has slightly different needs to most of the others that you have to consider. As well as making sure the environment is safe for a lone worker, there are risks that wouldn’t be applicable ...

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How to Avoid Corporate Manslaughter

Written by ANT Telecom | 29 Sep 2017
The Corporate Manslaughter/Corporate Homicide Act 2007 (CM/CH Act) has forced companies to take health and safety (HSE) regulations seriously, failing which they can be charged with corporate manslaughter and penalised as deemed unfit. This charge literally means the company has not put in its best ...

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Hefty Fines for Negligent Manufacturers with Poor Safety

Written by ANT Telecom | 19 Sep 2017
The International Labour Organization in the US recently published its latest set of figures relating to incidents of work-related accidents and fatal illnesses around the world. Based on figures they already have combined with projections, they estimate there will be a staggering 2.78 million ...

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5 Things Your Lone Workers' Alarm System Should Have

Written by ANT Telecom | 8 Sep 2017
Alarms have been observed to be the most effective of the different types of lone worker systems in use as they are both simple and effective to use as well as to track. Alarms are real-time and attract near instant responses. However, depending on the location of the lone worker and rescue teams, ...

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Utilising Lone Worker Systems in Your Team Properly

Written by ANT Telecom | 31 Aug 2017
Companies striving to ensure a safe working environment for their employees typically invest in a range of protective mechanisms that safeguard both infrastructure and people. While costs of such initiatives need a watchful eye, it is equally important for the investment to be fully justified. The ...

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Farm Safety Week - are farm owners protecting their workers enough?

Written by ANT Telecom | 26 Jul 2017
The agricultural industry has one of the poorest safety records of any occupation in the UK and Ireland. As a result 2013 saw the launch of Farm Safety Week – supported by the Farm Safety Association – in an attempt to address the safety issues farmers face on a daily basis....

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