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Evacuation Siren Types and Considerations

A crucial aspect of emergency preparedness is the inclusion of an evacuation alarm system which often includes at least one evacuation siren. Sirens play a pivotal role in alerting people to imminent danger and guiding them to safety. The warning tends to be universal regardless of language, location, age, or job role. When a siren sounds you know it’s warning you to imminent danger and strongly suggesting you either relocate to a safer place or lockdown to avoid the danger.
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Establishing Wireless Communications Networks

Regardless of the type of work environment your business operates within, it should have an up-to-date emergency plan which includes an evacuation and nurse call system. Depending on the type of system, you might need a specialist to hard wire it into your premises. If you're using a Vanguard Wireless system, you'll just need to identify where you want to install your evacuation or nurse call triggers, and evacuation sirens, then power up your devices and test.
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Crucial Emergency Equipment Maintenance

As part of your workplace emergency response plan, you should have a first aid plan. These are documented first aid response protocols that guide staff and others on site on what actions should be taken in the event of a first aid emergency. Arrangements will vary across each workplace based on staffing, the work environment, and element of risk, however the first aid response will generally include commonly understood first aid action steps including: How to trigger a nurse call alert How to respond to a nurse call alert How to monitor and manage hardware and software that’s used as part of an emergency response How to monitor and manage first aid equipment
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Our Best Selling Safety Solution

Emergencies can strike at any moment, and when they do, every second counts. The ability for workers, safety personnel, and emergency response teams to respond rapidly and efficiently can mean the difference between life and death, as well as the prevention of severe injuries and property damage.
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What Is The 'Hierarchy Of Controls' System?

When it comes to construction sites, safety and health should always be the top priority. With the construction industry facing its fair share of hazards, it's crucial for construction safety professionals to employ a systematic approach such as the Hierarchy of Controls.
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Safety Innovations Making Workplaces Safer

"Exploration is the engine that drives innovation. Innovation drives economic growth. So let's all go exploring." Edith Widder In the ever-evolving world of technology and innovation, safety has always been a top priority. Each year, we see new advancements that take safety to new heights, and 2023 is no exception. From cutting-edge developments in transportation to breakthroughs in workplace safety and health, this year has brought us an array of safety innovations that promise to make our lives safer and more secure than ever before.
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What Is A Wireless Evacuation and Nurse Call System?

The rapid evolution of technology has transformed numerous aspects of our lives, and workplace safety is no exception. Emergency evacuation and nurse call systems are traditionally hard wired, but Vanguard Wireless utilise a range of technologies to ensure the devices that form part of the system communicate wirelessly. How and why do we do this?
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Don't Accept A 'Press & Guess' Emergency System Approach

In an emergency, every second counts. A modern, efficient evacuation and/or nurse call system can mean the difference between life and death. But a system is only as good as its functionality in real-time crisis situations. This is why regular checks and testing of your emergency evacuation and/or nurse call system are crucial. These systems are designed to provide immediate assistance and direction during an emergency, and ensuring they work as intended is a paramount safety measure. You never want someone in an emergency to be in a 'press & guess' situation, where they press a button guessing that it's working and will perform as intended.
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Workplace Safety Program Business Benefits

In the modern business ecosystem, a robust workplace safety program is no longer a mere regulatory requirement but a fundamental cornerstone in optimising a company's bottom line. Many businesses tend to overlook the economic benefits that a well-structured safety program can bring, often viewing it as an obligatory expense rather than an investment. This perspective, however, needs a revision. In fact, implementing a proactive safety program can contribute to improved productivity, employee satisfaction, and substantial financial savings.
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How Telemetry Can Offer You Amazing Insights

Customers of Vanguard Wireless who have a software subscription granting them entry to our web-based user portal can easily navigate to a dedicated page showcasing the telemetry of their emergency alert system. This invaluable feature allows us to meticulously assess and enhance the design of the evacuation or nurse call system network, enabling us to pinpoint opportunities for stronger connections and the implementation of additional signal pathways. By doing so, we strive to optimise the effectiveness of these crucial systems, ensuring the utmost safety and security for our valued customers.
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