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Manufacturing Industry Blog Posts

Hazardous Working Environment: The Oil Rig

Written by ANT Telecom | 6 Feb 2020
Since the mid-1950s, oil has been the most important source of energy and is relied upon heavily as part of modern society – from fueling transportation and heating homes, to being used in the coating of essential medicine, the list is endless. Yet often, little thought is given as to how oil comes ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, Manufacturing Industry, Health and Safety

Protecting Staff Within The Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Industry

Written by ANT Telecom | 11 Sep 2019
Any manufacturing enterprise has multiple different components feeding into its day to day production operations. This includes deliveries of materials and their storage in a warehouse, processing them in a factory and then shipping them to the customer. Ultimately, whilst all of these functions ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, Manufacturing Industry, Safety Management, Critical Alarm Management

What Is A Lone Worker Policy?

Written by ANT Telecom | 13 May 2019
Lone worker hazards are present in most workplaces but identifying these can be difficult for those new to lone worker policies and procedures. Many health and safety managers face the challenge of ensuring all lone workers are as equally protected in the workplace as every other member of staff. ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, Manufacturing Industry, Health and Safety

Considerations Before Investing in Smartphone Technology

Written by ANT Telecom | 8 May 2019
Before investing in expensive new technology for your company, it is always sensible to carefully consider the type of communication equipment you need to arm your frontline workers within industrial and manufacturing plants. ...

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Topics: Manufacturing Industry, Business Telecom, Safety Management

Tools That Allow Factory Workers to Work at Full Capacity

Written by ANT Telecom | 14 Dec 2018
Understanding the motivation of factory workers is the key to improving efficiency and enabling them to work to their full capacity. This is harder than it sounds, as factory managers typically do not work alongside factory workers, adding another layer of distance to the relationship.  ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, Manufacturing Industry, Critical Alarm Management

Facts Around Lone Worker Workplace Fatalities

Written by ANT Telecom | 22 Aug 2018
Lone workers can make up a large percentage of a workforce, particularly in the manufacturing industry. Many workers in factories, plants, and warehouses can find themselves working alone, even if it usually isn't considered part of their normal duties. There can be times where employees may need ...

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Topics: Manufacturing Industry, Health and Safety, Utilities

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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