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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

Wearable Tech For Lone Worker Alarms

Written by ANT Telecom | 9 Nov 2018
Keeping lone workers safe is a priority for all responsible managers and team leaders, and the reality is that most workplaces have at least one type of lone worker to whom health and safety legislation applies. In the current market, there are many lone worker solutions and some of the latest are ...

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Topics: Lone Workers

Alarm Handling - Enforcement and Advice

Written by ANT Telecom | 26 Sep 2018
Alarm systems are a crucial component for reliable safety management. All employees have the right to feel safe in the workplace. Therefore, implementing systems that ensure emergencies can be responded to quickly and efficiently is paramount to both the morale and peace of mind of all workers. ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, safety management

Company Fined for not responding to alarms in time

Written by ANT Telecom | 19 Sep 2018
  Critical alarms are essential for those working in environments with high risk. They are particularly important for those that are required to carry out their work duties alone, without supervision from others. Employee monitoring is a key part in ensuring that each of your employees is safe at ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, Health and Safety, Featured

Are Check Calls Enough to ensure Staff are Safe?

Written by ANT Telecom | 16 Aug 2018
When it comes to managing the health and safety of a workforce, finding the best solution for the protection of lone workers can be difficult. Whether lone workers only make up a minority of the workforce, they still must be given the same consideration as other employees, and in some cases, more. ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, Health and Safety

Adopting the appropriate functionalities for your lone worker devices

Written by ANT Telecom | 7 Aug 2018
  Employee safety should be at the forefront of a company’s mind, particularly within industries that employ lone workers. It is a key responsibility of the employer, and those in charge of employee safety, to ensure fast action is taken in the event of an incident. And for those in charge of the ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, Health and Safety

Safety Systems to Protect Lone Workers

Written by ANT Telecom | 1 Aug 2018
Protecting lone workers is a key part of any health and safety manager's role. Lone workers are exposed to many additional hazards in the workplace. Identifying these and putting safety systems in place is paramount to preventing accidents or incidents, and ensuring that staff have the ability to ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, Manufacturing Industry, Health and Safety

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