Lone worker protection - Case studies

Hikvision’s Smart Video Technology Helps Create ‘Zero-Accident’ Working Environment In Jiangzhuang Coal Mine, China

Mines are unique operating environments with highly specific health and safety challenges. In particular, underground mining operations typically experience low-visibility conditions and light pollution from flashlights, vehicle lights and reflective strips on equipment and clothing, making traditional surveillance and safety monitoring difficult. These were some of the challenges facing Jiangzhuang Coal Mine in the Shangdong Province of China, which covers an underground area of 43 square kilo...

Sepura TETRA Terminals And Radios Provide Clear Communications In Sweden And Norway’s Ski Resorts

TETRA has been widely adopted by several commercial and utility companies across Europe and further afield, including in countries and regions famed for their arctic weather conditions and long harsh winters. With operational temperatures dropping to between -20°C and -30°C in many of the operational environments, Sepura’s rugged TETRA terminals can cope with the challenge of snow, ice, water and freezing temperatures. In particular, Sepura’s SC20 and STP9000 hand-portable t...

CriticalArc Safeguards Aston University By Providing SafeZone Solution For Students And Staff Safety

Aston University, Birmingham, is transforming security and safety with the introduction of SafeZone for students and staff on campus and those traveling globally. The SafeZone solution, from CriticalArc, will put users directly in touch with the university’s security control room using their mobile phone, enabling them to request help, trigger an emergency response, receive rapid notifications in the event of emergencies and benefit from a wide range of customer-care services. SafeZone wa...

Integrity Security Group Uses SmartTask SmartForms For Enhanced Visibility

Integrity Security Group is using SmartTask’s SmartForms to gain added visibility and dramatically cut down on its administrative burden. Having adopted the employee scheduling and mobile workforce management software last year for the provision of proof of attendance, control room management and staff rostering, the company is now using its electronic data capture functionality to streamline a range of operational processes. Initially, SmartForms are being used for vacant property and mob...

Frequentis Provides Solutions To Polizei Bayern By Deploying 3020 LifeX Platform At Nuremberg

The Polizei Bayern successfully opened its first operations centre in mid-September at its Police Headquarters in Central Franconia in Nuremberg. At the heart of the communication system was the Frequentis 3020 LifeX platform including digital radio connections and the newly developed AudioHub. The headquarters in Nuremberg is the second largest operations centre in the German state of Bavaria. It comprises 21 operator working positions that receive and process between 800 and 1,200 police call...

Above The Line Security Uses StaySafe To Ensure Safety Of Employees Guarding High-value Equipment

Above the Line Security have improved the safety of their at-risk employees by switching from a manual call-in system to the user-friendly StaySafe lone worker solution. Employees at Above the Line Security are responsible for guarding individuals and high-value equipment on busy film sites. Ensuring Employee Safety StaySafe allows workers on site to send an alert in an emergency while providing the employee with an accurate location via a real-time map Prone to theft and coming into contact w...

Multitone To Unveil Eko Patient And Staff Safety Technology At Design In Mental Health

Multitone Electronics plc, a specialist in the design, manufacture and implementation of integrated communications, will be exhibiting its Eko range of patient and staff protection systems on Stand 404 at the Design in Mental Health conference and exhibition. The event takes place at the National Conference Centre near Birmingham, from 15th-16th May.  Multitone will exhibiting its Eko family of safeguarding systems, which includes the award winning EkoTek and EkoCare communications solutio...

Bold Communications Lone Worker Protection And Monitoring Solution Secures Bradford CCTV Control Room

Security and safety services needed by local authorities are often handled in a fragmented way. However, a number of councils are taking a different approach, particularly with regard to monitoring. Adding security and safety monitoring to a local authority CCTV control room allows many of these services to be joined up at the same time as providing a source of badly needed revenue generation. This also supports the broader aim of using intelligent technology to help deliver the Smart Cities ini...

HID Cards And Readers Allow Mobile Attendance And Tracking At Perot Systems

Integrating RFID with GPS & GSM/GPRS technology, the solution delivered highly mobile security for Perot Systems’ employees Mobile Employee Protection In recent years, outsourcing to India has meant an exponential increase in job opportunities in the country. This expansion has spurred the creation of corporate regulations to address the demands of Information Technology (IT) industry security. Due to special work schedules needed to serve global businesses, emp...

CriticalArc Installs SafeZone Personal Protection And Campus Security System At Swansea University, UK

SafeZone is fast, easy to implement, and alleviates the need to invest in additional physical security measures CriticalArc announced that its pioneering SafeZone personal protection and campus security system has been selected by Swansea University to boost 24/7 safety for its students and staff both on and off campus. Swansea University is the latest in a fast-growing list of UK higher education establishments to choose SafeZone, following its European launch in 2014. The u...

SoloProtect Lone Worker Solution Protects Serco Employees

The SoloProtect lone worker solution is BS8484 and EN50518 approved Serco is a service and outsourcing company and has been delivering essential public services for more than 50 years. Serco makes a difference to the lives of millions of people around the world. In 2012, Serco Group plc, announced that it had signed a contract with the UK Border Agency (UKBA) to deliver the COMPASS project, providing accommodation, associated services, and transport for asylum applicants in t...

StaySafe Helps Ericsson Stay Connected And Protect Lone Workers, Even In Low Signal Areas

StaySafe monitors the location, safety status of lone working staff whenever they begin a timed session via the app Ericsson is a provider of technology, infrastructure and services to telecommunications operators around the world. As the world’s largest supplier of mobile networks, Ericsson provide mobile and broadband connections to more than 2 billion people globally. Remote Communications In the UK, Ericsson has a team of over 500 lone workers who carry out mainten...