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Fatalities in the Workplace - Did you know.. (Facts around lone worker 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: utilities, Health and Safety, Manufacturing Industry

Protecting Workers in Water Treatment Plants

Written by ANT Telecom | 25 Apr 2018
Lone worker hazards can be found in a number of different workplaces. It is the responsibility of those in health and safety managerial positions to ensure that the safety of lone workers is never compromised. It can be easy to overlook lone workers and fail to identify them as part of a workforce, ...

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Topics: Health and Safety, Lone Workers, utilities

South West Water's £1.8m Fine Highlights the Problem of Lone Worker Hazards

Written by ANT Telecom | 6 Dec 2017
Previously, we have discussed the challenge of safety issues surrounding lone workers. For many kinds of businesses, it is hard to avoid sending workers out to perform work on their own. This can make it difficult to ensure the workers' safety, especially in industries like manufacturing that ...

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Topics: Lone Workers, utilities, Featured

£900,000 fine for Utility Company and Other Recent Lone Worker Accidents

Written by ANT Telecom | 21 Apr 2017
  In March 2017, an experienced linesman went to carry out some routine maintenance of power lines. When he got there, he found ivy growing on the lines, so he rested a ladder against a wooden pole, and climbed up to remove the ivy. What happened next isn’t clear. It’s thought that he cut through ...

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Topics: utilities, Featured

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