The Importance of Communication Whenever High Risk Worker Safety is Compromised

by Robert Eskew marketing consultant

Most enterprises prioritise the protection of high-risk personnel. Nonetheless, the incidences that compromise worker safety are commonplace. Check out this fact—for every 10,000 workers, 31 of them have suffered injuries because of falls and slips.


And the safety of every life is important.


Regardless of the workplace safety policies in place, ensuring the safety of every worker is challenging. If your business is facing a similar challenge, then lone worker safety devices are important. To top it all off, there are many safety devices on the market. That’s why it may be difficult to find out the right one for your enterprise.


Today, we’re going to talk about one hallmark that every first-rate lone worker safety device should have. Yes, we’re talking about communication. It doesn’t matter which duress alarm you buy for your business—it should open a live communication channel from the time it gets activated.


Duress alarms and live communication


A good duress alarm will incorporate a live one- or two-way audio communication feature. And, no doubt, this feature can be a lifesaver whenever a man-down situation occurs. Let’s understand the importance of a live communication feature better with the help of a scenario.


Suppose you’ve got a worker named Oliver who works alone in your facility at night. On top of that, Oliver has to operate in a hazardous environment that involves chemicals, machinery, and the works. If Oliver suffers a fatal injury that immobilises him, he should be able to raise the alarm.


The alarm should send an alert to a dispatch centre, signalling that a high-risk worker has been injured. Besides alerting the personnel at the dispatch centre, a good alarm will double up as a GPS tracker and share the live coordinates with Oliver. That way, help can reach him before it’s too late.

However, a good worker safety alarm will do one more thing—it’ll open a live communication channel between Oliver and an agent at the dispatch centre. The agent can talk to Oliver until help finds him; after all, talking to someone will give Oliver the mental support that’ll see him through the crisis. Having a live communication channel would also help if Oliver would only need someone to talk him through the crisis.


Either way, a top-notch alarm for high-risk workers should have a live audio communication channel too.


Now, you know a good man-down alarm will help you. But the big question is, From where can you get such an alarm that’ll share the injured worker’s accurate coordinate and open an audio communication channel in real-time?


Here’s where GPS Geo Guard comes in.


Man-down alarms from GPS Geo Guard


GPS Geo Guard brings duress alarms that are connected to an emergency dispatch centre. This centre is staffed with well-trained professionals who’ll handle an emergency and will even talk the injured through it. These alarms come equipped with a two-way live audio feature that’s critical in moments of life and death.


On top of that, your business can even design bespoke alarms that are aligned with your organisation’s escalation procedures and emergency processes. Connect with one of our specialists today and discover the unexplored benefits of investing in a high-risk worker safety solution.

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About Robert Eskew Freshman   marketing consultant

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