We’ve put together a summary of the latest changes to New Zealand Privacy Laws that could affect you and your business.
The GRWM Regulations, part 2, Guideline 3.1 deal with risks associated with remote or isolated work. It is a PCBU’s responsibility to manage the risk. I think the HSWA guidelines are fairly prescriptive, but as we all know… all the guidelines are fairly open to interpretation, but two things are very clear;
As a lone or remote worker, when something goes wrong and you activate an SOS, you want to know that a fast, reliable and efficient response is on the way. This is evident in the latest article from Garmin about their 5,000’th inReach SOS, a Whitewater rafting emergency.
API integration is vital for critical response monitoring of lone workers. Solutions that rely on SMS messages or Email to relay the SOS message could result in the alert being caught up in SPAM filters. Our latest blog post explains why API integration is the most reliable form of communication when it comes to saving lives.
When implementing a lone worker safety solution your first priority is the safety of your people. How do you do this while ensuring your team are on board with the solution and don’t feel that they are being watched?
While GPS location always works provided you’re in view of the sky, you may also have staff who need protection and are working in vast indoor spaces. Our latest blog post explains why a GPS solution wont work and what options are available.
This safety alert highlights the serious health and safety risks that poorly maintained tripod tanks pose for fuel users.
Not sure which device will give your Lone Workers the greatest level of protection? Our information paper explains the differences between PLB/EPIRB/SPOT devices versus robust iridium communication/SOS devices.
Having GPS in your vehicles is fantastic, there are many benefits, but does this protect your lone and remote workers?
This question was asked by one of our lone workers following our last newsletter. It’s a fair question. His expectation was that we call 111, talk to the operator and the Police may or may not attend. The reality is quite different.