Emergency First Responders

WORKPLACE VIOLENCE IS NOT OKAY

KEEPING FIRST RESPONDERS SAFE

Police, firefighter, and ambulance – First responders are dealing with some of the most critical life or death incidents, and usually also have to deal with upset and panic-stricken clients and abessive bystanders. Our first responder deserve the utmost respect; but some times they also need help.

First responders are routinely faced with challenging, distressing and even violent situations in their everyday work, which can have a profound effect on their mental and physical health.

Main risks in First Responders Sector

Police, firefighters, ambulance; all first responder workers face two main risk profiles:

Social Risk

Being that of work place violence and aggressive behavior; physical or verbal assault

Physical Risk

Slip/trip/fall/person down or incapacity, unconsciousness, accident or incident, or even a medical situation

WHY EVERYONE IS CHOOSING GPS GEO GUARD

First responder workers should be treated with dignity and respect.

We may know the risk profile of our client, but not who is going to be there at the same time as your time of visit or what may occur at the job environment.

Implementing the GPS Geo Guard Personal Safety Solution can deliver safety benefits to the front-line health care workers, but also help department managers and the wider organisation deliver genuine value to the employer in terms of safety, quicker emergency response, operational and increasing staff moral knowing they have something just in case.

Attending a private house with no prior risk profile

Attending an incident in public with upset and panic-stricken clients

Attending Domestic Violence Incidents

Random Aggressiveness – Intermittent explosive disorder (IED)

Increased risk for stress-related physical illnesses including heart disease, chronic pain, and insomnia

Working with the public or volatile, unstable people

Working alone or in isolated areas

Handling or guarding money and valuables or providing services or care

Lifting and Showering Disability Care

Mobile community based work force

Respite care quality of life for the patient

Working in multiple locations

Emergency after hours work

Lone wolf attacks of retaliation when wearing first responder identification

Benefits of using Gps Geo Guard Solution in all Health Care departments and sectors

Helping customers to:

Give 100% peace of mind to mobile workforce staff and lone or high-risk workers with 24/7 instant Emergency Alarm Monitoring and support, with the GPS Geo Guard discreet personal safety devices

Document verbal abuse with live and recorded audio to stop the “he said, she said” situation and verbal assault; best practice for internal discipline or escalation to Police

Deliver protection against person down, slips/trips/falls, incapacitation, or medical emergency incident

Get instant continuous up to date location information to assist better coordination across mobile teams and reallocation of workforce

Deliver up to date live reporting to key stakeholders on GPS Geo Guard Device and solution usage, for 100% user uptake and better business or organisation’s continuity

Greater visibility and enhanced safety protocols and procedures around the use of the GPS Geo Guard of any mobile workforce

Creating a positive Safety Culture and encouraging your workforce to report incidents, and document them effectively enhancing faster responses and better outcomes.

MORE DISCREET • MORE ACCURATE • MORE RELIABLE • MORE USER-FRIENDLY • MORE LIVES SAVED • MORE AFFORDABLE

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