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Construction Lone Worker Safety

How Construction Workers Can Use OnGuard For Personal Safety

In the construction industry, accidents are a common occurrence, from cuts and bruises to more serious injuries, workers have become used to the fact that someone on a job site will get hurt.

Not a day goes by when a new and often tragic story hits the headlines that tells a tale of sorrow and loss where a construction worker is injured or killed in an industrial accident due to a safety oversight, not following protocol or is unprepared for their work conditions.

If these workers were using the OnGuard Lone Worker system, the outcome could have been much better. With our lone worker monitoring, from Man Down fall detection to the Hazardous Location timed interval check in feature, the OnGuard system is there to provide the tools and effective oversight to ensure the worker comes home safe, every day. Our lone worker safety solutions include the HazLoc or Hazardous Location Mode, which prompts the worker to check-in on a timed interval, creating a “Proof of Life” check-in that defines that the worker is OK and continuing to work.

Integration with PTT or Push To Talk, provides the worker further protection by having an instant communications link that turns the cellular device into a high-performance walkie talkie. When a panic or fall has been detected, the ePTT emergency channel is automatically opened and communication can be initiated to determine the condition of the worker.

  • “With OnGuard, we know where our enforcement staff are at all times and with the scheduled check-in system and panic button, we trust that OnGuard has our backs.”

    Enforcement Resource Specialist,
 Calgary Parking Authority
    Evel Kiez
    Enforcement Resource Specialist,
 Calgary Parking Authority
  • “OnGuard has helped us meet our legislative requirements, they have made us confident that we are investing in the very best technology available to protect our employees.”

    Suncor EH&S Advisor
    Neil Gamble
    Suncor EH&S Advisor
  • “OnGuard far exceeds our expectations and gives us the confidence that our investigators are kept safe, no matter what situation may arise.”

    Senior Manager, Cruelty Investigations BCSPCA
    Shawn Eccles
    Senior Manager, Cruelty Investigations BCSPCA
  • “With extremely long distances between our customer’s facilities and emergency services, we needed to make sure that our workers felt secure and supported in the event of an emergency. The instant communications and professional emergency monitoring, provide that security for all of our facilities.”

    Digital Transformation Manager, Telstra Mining Services
    Ian Ross
    Digital Transformation Manager, Telstra Mining Services
  • “When we needed to protect our workers during the night shift, we looked to OnGuard to provide the security that we would be monitored 24/7/365. OnGuard has far surpassed our expectations and given us the piece of mind we can’t live without.”

    Fire Chief, Labrador City Fire Department
    Joe Power
    Fire Chief, Labrador City Fire Department

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