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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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Working From Heights Safely

Working from heights is an essential part of many jobs and projects, but it also comes with inherent risks. Falls from heights can result in severe injuries or even fatalities if proper safety precautions are not taken. To ensure a safe working environment when working at heights, it's crucial to follow a set of guidelines and practices such as regular workforce training, adherence to guidelines, using harnesses, and setting ladders and scaffolding up properly. It's also critical to have an effective nurse call and evacuation system in place so if there is an accident, workers can quickly notify emergency response personnel, who can coordinate first aid and - if necessary - a site evacuation or lockdown.
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Common Workplace Accidents and How to Avoid Them

Workplace safety is a crucial aspect of any organisation. It ensures the well-being of employees and reduces the risk of accidents and injuries. By prioritising workplace safety, companies can create a positive work environment and improve productivity. It is essential for every employee to understand the importance of workplace safety and actively participate in maintaining a safe workplace.
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Preventing False Evacuation and Nurse Call Alarms

When installing smoke alarms, evacuation systems, or nurse call systems at your workplace there is always the potential for false alarms. These erroneous reports of emergencies can lead to unnecessary panic and the misallocation of resources, such as emergency response personnel and carers, to places where they are not needed. False alarms pose a significant risk, as they can divert emergency responders away from genuine emergencies, with the worst outcome a loss of life. Repeated false alarms in a specific area can also lead worker to develop alarm fatigue, causing them to disregard an alarm, assuming it's false. When considering an emergency alert system, it's crucial to consider how that system addresses false alarm prevention as part of your purchasing decision. Neglecting this can have costly consequences for you and your business.
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Orisent: Vanguard Wireless's Evolution Reflects a Future-Driven Vision

Australia's leading designer and manufacturer of workplace emergency response systems, Vanguard Wireless, is excited to announce its transformation to Orisent, accompanied by a refreshed corporate logo. This change heralds an exciting era for the company, spotlighting our commitment to pioneering advancements in the field of workplace safety. As we set our sights on the North American market, Orisent is ready to showcase its innovative nurse call and evacuation systems.
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Assisting Safety System Specifiers To Win The Tender

Are you frequently involved in electrical project proposals for Australian or New Zealand construction firms? Our emergency evacuation and nurse call systems are specified by the likes of Mirvac, Multiplex, Lendlease, Hutchinson Builders, Roberts Co, ICON, and BESIXWatpac, and we would like to extend our expertise and services to you.
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Over 20 Richard Crookes Sites & Counting - June 23

Vanguard Wireless' evacuation and nurse call systems are installed on over 20 Richard Crookes sites including Anzac Pd Kensington, Kularoo Dr Forster, Martin Cl Maitland, Hunter Rise Newcastle, and Johnston St Tamworth.
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Designing A Workplace Evacuation System

Evacuation emergencies can happen at a workplace, regardless of how prepared and 'safe' the site is. Unforeseen incidents such as natural disasters, flooding, a environmental risk (such as summer temperatures), or a security breach that puts workers and visitors at risk, can require a full or partial site evacuation. Make sure you have the right system in place.
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Icon Construction Improving Emergency Communication - May 23

We're collaborating with Icon Construction to contribute to its mission to "create a positive culture with a robust safety and risk management system". Our easy-to-use evacuation and nurse call triggers and sirens, world-class operating system, and smartphone app improve emergency event communication for everyone on site.
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The 'Fatal Four' And Emergency Alert Communication

Enhancing Safety in Hazardous Workplaces Safety in high-risk workplaces is not a luxury; it's a necessity. Safety conscious businesses operating in the construction industry - such as developers, builders, electricians, and other specifiers - are constantly on the lookout for ways to minimise risks and safeguard their workforce. As we dive into the realm of advanced technology, we find several tools designed specifically to mitigate some of the industry's most fatal hazards.
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