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What is a proximity alert system and how does it work?

A proximity alert system is also called a proximity warning system. It is a general term used for a system that alerts or warns individuals they are getting close to potentially dangerous equipment and machinery, such as loading shovels, excavators, forklift trucks, telehandlers, cranes, etc.

09/06/2022

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Fatigue needs to be managed like any other hazard

Don’t underestimate the risks of fatigue in the workplace. According to the HSE, fatigue costs the UK between £115 - £240 million per year in terms of work accidents.

30/03/2022

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Enhancing safety on busy industrial sites

Three reasons to use the MyZone Worker Alert System on busy industrial sites to enhance workplace health and safety.

03/03/2022

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£15m upgrade for Brighton Main Line

One of the UK’s busiest routes will be closed for nine days from 19th - 27th February to enable essential works.

10/02/2022

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Workplace wellbeing, wearable technology and customised PPE

Three key health & safety trends for 2022

21/01/2022

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Essential rail improvements over Christmas and New Year

Thousands of Network Rail engineers are spending the festive period away from family and friends this year, working around the clock to maintain and improve 3,000 miles of track and signals in the South East region.

29/12/2021

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Make on-site safety your key priority for 2022

Our MyZone Worker Alert System is a proximity warning solution that increases on-site safety for workers and pedestrians.

16/12/2021

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Keeping Network Rail workers safe

Supporting Network Rail’s safety promise of ‘Everyone Home Safe Every Day'.

26/11/2021

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The MyZone Worker Alert System

Addressing blind spot safety for wheeled loading shovels

09/11/2021

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Forklift truck accidents on the rise

Forklift trucks are crucial to logistics operations, but the risks are high for those operating and working alongside them.

19/10/2021

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MyZone Worker Alert System wins 'wearable technology' award

MyZone Worker Alert System has been awarded the 2021 Readers' Choice Award

29/09/2021

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New composite railway sleepers

Network Rail are using the first composite railway sleepers on their main line tracks between Salisbury and Warminster in Wiltshire.

02/09/2021

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A Global Player...

The MyZone Worker Alert System - Exhibiting in New Zealand

06/08/2021

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Dealing with Trauma

A traumatic event occurs when someone is in a situation where there’s a high risk of harm or danger to themselves or others. Such events include accidents, a sudden illness or death, an assault or a natural disaster, to name just a few.

18/06/2021

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Combating work fatigue

What links the Chernobyl nuclear accident, Zeebrugge ferry disaster and the Clapham Junction rail crash? Sadly, the answer is operator error as a result of extreme fatigue.

08/06/2021

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Hard hats - not very exciting but potentially life saving

Hard hats are a vital part of PPE and a proven means of saving lives in the workplace.

26/05/2021

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The value of rail freight

As Britain starts a new chapter outside the EU, Brexit has done little to disrupt rail freight, in comparison to the headaches on the highway. Britain's resilient rail freight industry, while much smaller than the road haulage sector, might play a key role in keeping vital, but stranded goods on the move.

21/05/2021

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Step up the fight for mental health

It's Mental Health Awareness Week!

12/05/2021

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New animated video - How MyZone works

Check out our short video - demonstrating how simple the MyZone Worker Alert System is to use and deploy.

28/04/2021

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World Day for Safety and Health at Work

Promoting safe working environments and the prevention of occupational hazards around the globe.

27/04/2021

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Health and safety at work - 2020 statistics for Great Britain

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) summary

07/04/2021

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Pause for Safety and Set Your 2021 Safety Resolutions

2021 is going to be full of uncertainty and challenging for those in charge of employee safety and wellbeing.

29/01/2021

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Common causes of injury to workers in Great Britain

The main industries where the majority of accidents and fatal injuries occur are in construction, transport & storage, manufacturing and agriculture.

16/10/2020

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MyZone Global – building on our award for product innovation

In 2012 we won the prestigious Construction News award for product innovation - the start of a long and successful journey...

10/06/2020

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Network Rail works closely with the Samaritans to deal with mental health

Championed by the Mental Health Foundation www.mentalhealth.org.uk, Mental Health Awareness Week (18th-24th May) struck a chord with millions of UK residents due to the ongoing challenges caused by coronavirus.

08/06/2020

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Enhancing our worker alert products

2019 was a busy year for us as we made some significant changes and upgrades to our worker alert system.

11/12/2019

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