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Protecting Lone Workers in High-Risk Environments: A real life-saver

Protecting Lone Workers in High-Risk Environments: A real life-saver

Ensuring the safety of workers is a top priority for businesses, particularly those that operate in high-risk environments such as construction sites or mining, oil and gas facilities. Fortunately, advances in technology have led to the development of tools that can help businesses keep their workers safe. One such tool is the Lone Worker application provided by Kynection.

The Lone Worker application

The Lone Worker application is designed to help businesses that have workers who often work alone in high-risk situations. The application works by sending real-time notifications and alerts to managers and colleagues if there are issues on site, as well as the real-time location of the device or worker in question. If a device is stationary for an extended period of time, the application will count down and eventually send out warnings and alerts.

Imagine you are a manager of a mining rig, responsible for lone workers who operate in remote locations, making it challenging to monitor their safety. A single slip or misstep could result in severe injuries or worse, and it may take hours before this dangerous situation is discovered.

However, with Kynection’s Lone Worker application, management can keep their workers safe by monitoring their movements and location in real-time. Suppose a worker becomes stationary for an extended period while completing a timed activity. In that case,  if the phone remains stationary, the application will commence a countdown – sending out warnings before eventually sending out an alert. This alert will notify the nearest device of another employee, while also sending a text notification to other nearby devices. These alerts will also show up on KIM’s online portal, providing the location of the device, allowing managers and colleagues to take immediate action, mitigating risks while ensuring prompt emergency response times.

Our injured lone worker is now in safe hands and being looked after – a real lifesaver for management and staff!

Lone Worker - Kynection

Better Lone Worker Communication Platform

As well as the apparent increased safety implications, the app can also provide a better communication platform  between lone workers and their managers. By allowing workers to check-in regularly, be it when they are out of the office or working remotely, management is informed of their real-time location. This feature can help prevent false alerts or misunderstandings about workers’ whereabouts.

With the automation of safety protocols and the enhanced communication channels  existent with Kynection’s Lone Worker Tool, increased levels of productivity will undeniably eventuate. Automated check-ins eliminates the need for manual tracking of workers’ locations, saving valuable time and resources for more productive work.

The safety of lone workers should be a top priority for all businesses, especially those that operate in high-risk environments. Thanks to technological advancements like Kynection’s Lone Worker application, businesses can now take advantage of tools that help mitigate risks and reduce emergency response times. The app’s real-time notifications and alerts, automated safety protocols, and enhanced communication channels allow managers to monitor their workers’ movements and locations in real-time, ensuring prompt emergency response times and increased levels of productivity. With Kynection’s Lone Worker application, businesses can keep their workers safe, productive, and connected, no matter where they are.


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