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