Protecting workers in the utilities industry

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fatalities in the utilities industry (NSC 2021)


slips, trips, and falls in utilities (ASSP 2021)


injuries and illnesses in utilities (BLS 2021)

Utilities risks

Working at height e.g. pylons or telecommunicates towers
Working with high voltage electricity, gas, and chemicals
Sometimes working in underground spaces
Operating large and heavy vehicles or machines
Outdoor working e.g. cold/hot, wet, icy conditions
Entering residential properties, often alone

We recommend the Shield for utilities workers

This device is small enough to not get in the way but rugged enough to withstand the work of an active role. But we understand that one size doesn't fit all! So why not mix and match to suit the requirements of your team?

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Features to protect the Utilities industry

Our customers choose from a mix of safety features to best suit the requirements of their workforce, reduce risk, and improve occupational safety and wellbeing.

Benefits for the Utilities industry

Reduced liability
Boost employee morale
Enhanced worker safety
Timely response to emergencies
Reduced downtime due to safety incidents

Benefits for the Utilities industry

Reduce possibility of OSHA fines
Boost employee morale
Enhanced worker safety
Timely response to emergencies
Reduced downtime due to safety incidents

Protecting Utilities Leaders for over 20 years

"The ID device is easy to wear, simple to use, and looks like something that an engineer might be wearing anyway, meaning clients are unlikely to question its purpose."

"The SoloProtect lone worker devices instil a sense of security, providing our employees with peace of mind, knowing that help is just a button press away."

"Since adopting a SoloProtect lone worker solution, we’ve been pleased with how easily the solution has been adopted by our workforce and the positive impact it’s had on our operations."

Frequently Asked Questions

Why is lone worker security critical for utility workers?

Lone worker security is vital for utility workers because they often operate in remote and hazardous environments, handle technical tasks, and face unpredictable emergencies. By prioritizing lone worker safety, it demonstrates not only a commitment to their well-being but also a crucial factor in guaranteeing the uninterrupted delivery of essential services. SoloProtect's solutions are designed with these unique challenges in mind, providing a reliable safety net for utility workers in the field.

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What are the consequences of overlooking lone worker safety in the utilities industry?

Failing to prioritize lone worker safety in the utilities industry can have far-reaching and grave consequences. It increases the likelihood of accidents, injuries, and tragically, even fatalities among utility workers. Beyond the human toll, neglecting safety measures can also result in regulatory violations, tarnished organizational reputation, and significant legal liabilities, posing a substantial risk to the well-being of both workers and the organization itself.

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What is a "man down alarm," and how does it to protect utility workers?

A "man down alarm" is a critical safety feature integrated into SoloProtect's lone worker safety devices, designed specifically to enhance the protection of utility workers working at heights or in challenging environments.

This innovative technology will detect a slip, trip, or fall, and a man down alarm is triggered automatically. This alarm initiates a rapid response process, getting help to the worker as quickly as possible.

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SoloProtect is GSA approved for efficient municipal purchasing.
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