Radios for lone worker safety

How to improve lone worker security?

Employers' safety responsabilities

As an employer you are responsible for ensuring the security of your workers. You have to take "the necessary measures to ensure the safety and protect the physical and mental health of workers” (article L. 4121-1 of the French Labour Code).

In the event of an accident, isolation of your workers remains a factor that intensify the damage, which is still too underestimated in terms of prevention. The protection of a single worker includes all prevention/intervention measures and procedures designed to meet this obligation.

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How does lone worker safety device work ?

The lone worker alert device (DATI) transmits an alarm corresponding to a situation of a lone worker considered critical to a person or structure responsible for triggering.
Sensors integrated in the lone worker safety device can automatically detect a fall, a loss of verticality, a lack of movement or an unusual prolonged position... Also, the lone worker can trigger an alert by pressing an SOS button.
The alarm message may contain information on the position of the lone worker (outdoor GPS position or indoor Bluetooth location) to facilitate emergency response.

The use of an alarm device is of course done in a strict framework by following a complete procedure of emergency organization that is specific to each company, tested and validated.

What are benefits of lone worker solutions?

A two-way radio solution is considered as a device that ensures communication and protection of the lone worker or the employee that can be in distress situation due to the nature of its position: business travel, home office, night work, staggered working hours, working at height... ICOM two-way radios for Lone Worker and Man Down solutions offers an alarm system that allows to transmit an alarm corresponding to a critical situation or an accident to someone responsible for triggering emergency assistance or to a dedicated structure.
ICOM France offers a wide range of transceivers to trigger the alarm manually with a dedicated alert button and/or automatically thanks to the sensors include in the device.

If your are looking for a dedicated solution to sending alerts, our sister company NEOVIGIE provides turnkey alarm device for the safety of lone workers with a complete SaaS alert solution allowing to transmit up to 8 different types of alarms from: