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Common Causes of Workplace Injuries (and How to Prevent Them)

Written by ANT Telecom | 24 Jan 2017
For employees, workplace injuries can cause pain, inconvenience, time off work and (in severe cases) a lifetime of disability and the need for medical care. For employers, they can necessitate the payment of large sums in compensation and (if the injury was caused by the employer's failure to ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, Health and Safety

Employee monitoring for lone worker safety

Written by ANT Telecom | 17 Jan 2017
Lone worker safety is something that all employers should take seriously. Data from the TUC (in their 2009 study entitled 'Lone Working' reveals that 37% of safety representatives in the telecommunications industry state that lone working is a 'major hazard'. This report from the TUC also clearly ...

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Lone Worker Health and Safety: Keeping Your Staff Protected

Written by ANT Telecom | 10 Jan 2017
In 2016 alone, 144 workers were killed as the result of a workplace injury (1). Some of these included those isolated from staff and other employees. The concept of health and safety of lone working is a very important topic and yet, many businesses fail to appreciate its impact. What measures can ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, Manufacturing Industry, Health and Safety

Lone Working Risk: Ensuring Compliance For Your HSE Audit

Written by ANT Telecom | 5 Jan 2017
Health and Safety is a big issue these days as more and more companies are being fined for breaches. A Hemel Hempstead company hit the news when it was fined £1m after one of its workers was crushed to death by falling machinery - the company hadn't made sure that workers were adequately trained ...

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Why Your Company Needs a Lone Worker Alarm System

Written by ANT Telecom | 20 Dec 2016
Working alone can be a dangerous job. If something happens, who is there to help? How can you call for help? What if you lose consciousness or are unable to alert anyone that you have been hurt? It’s can be a scary job, which is why your company needs a lone worker alarm system in place to maximise ...

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Shorten Alarm Response Times After Lone Worker Accidents

Written by ANT Telecom | 13 Dec 2016
Since lone workers work without supervision, they are exposed to a much greater risk than employees working side-by-side with others. The biggest reason for this lies in the simplicity of the fact that lone workers work…well, alone. With no one else around, it can be scary if something happens to ...

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1 Million Pound Fine For Hemel Hempstead-Based Manufacturer

Written by ANT Telecom | 8 Dec 2016
Manufacturing plants have accidents. Machines malfunction, employees get in disagreements, workers are negligent. These incidents occur all over the world, not just in dilapidated factories with little supervision in third world countries. They occur in Japan, in the United States, and closer to ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, Manufacturing Industry, Featured, Manufacturing and Pharmaceutical

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