Safety at work: man down devices for the safety of lone workers or people working at heights

The safety of isolated workers or people working at heights is essential to ensure that the activities are carried out in compliance with standards. Italsicurezza provides specific man down systems capable of protecting the safety of these workers who can receive immediate help in case of emergency.

Man down systems: betwen regulations and safety at work

The isolated workers safety is regulated by the D.M. 388/03, art.2 paragraph 5 and by L. 81/08, art. 43. These rules specify the employer duties towards isolated workers, who have to be equipped with suitable communication systems to get help after calling their manager or the national health service.

Man down devices can automatically detect possible workers illnesses or accidents, promptly send alerts to the reference manager or start an SOS phone call.

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calls

Man down systems are capable of starting automatic phone calls to preset numbers.

Messages

Devices can send preset messages to selected numbers in case of emergency.

SOS Button

Each device has an SOS button that can be pushed to contact the emergency services.

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GEOLOCALIZATION

Some devices are equipped with geolocalization to quickly track the worker in danger.

RFID

Through RFID technology it is possible to trace even indoors workers.

LIGHTWEIGHT

It does not interfere with movements, making it easy to use and lightweight.

What do man down systems detect?

Man Down systems are capable of detecting immobility, falling, verticality and many of other states that can imply danger, allowing help to arrive on time.

Practicality: what can they look like?

These devices have different shapes and sizes (watches, bracelets, devices that can be attached to pockets or belts), doing their task discreetly and without being an obstacle.

How are alarms and alerts managed?

Man down devices are based on a wi-fi network, satellite or BLE beacon, storing any alerts and locations in an internal archive.

Man down systems can effectively protect the safety of different categories of workers:

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