In 2020, safety responsibilities ballooned to include precautions for a global pandemic — and this trend doesn’t show any signs of stopping. When responsibilities grow but your time and resources don’t, it can be hard to keep up with all the problems you need to solve.
Many devices, including gas detectors, have connectivity features designed to transfer information from a lone worker back to safety personnel on site. Although connectivity features are a tremendous step forward, not all lone worker solutions deliver the protection they need.
Working alone and working at heights for me began years ago as an instrument technician in a large steel mill in western Pennsylvania. We always tried to work in pairs but there were occasions when I had to work alone or apart from my buddy.
On a Tuesday afternoon, you send a maintenance contractor out to a remote station to perform a routine check on some of your equipment. Your contractor drives out to the nearest access road, parks his truck, and walks over to the site. When he gets there, his personal gas monitor alerts him to high levels of dangerous gases...
Dwr Cymru (Welsh Water) to deploy G7c lone worker wearables with three-year service agreement and option to add gas detection in the future
May 22, 2019
Welsh Water, the 6th largest company in Wales is the second, prominent water authority in the United Kingdom to adopt G7c cloud-connected safety wearables. Having placed a $1.1M purchase order for product and services, Welsh Water is deploying G7c to watch out for the safety of their lone workers.