Construction is a high-risk industry with a high percentage of fatal errors and major injuries. In addition to falls, slips and trips, construction workers are often exposed to noise, vibration and dangerous substances.
Duty of care requires employers to give lone-workers a means to alert help. TWIG is a dedicated personal alarm with essential features to protect construction employees and secure an employer’s duty.
Lone-working risks in construction industry
Falls from heights are the most common cause of injury and death.
Being struck or crushed
Workers are crushed by falling objects and are stuck by lifting heavy loads or because of manual handling.
Exposure to loud noise
Communication between co-workers is difficult due to loud noise and hearing protection gear.
Cold or wet circumstances can reduce concentration and make manual tasks more difficult and put the lone worker in danger.
TWIG advantages for lone-worker safety
When entering a risky situation, the amber alert timer can be adjusted to trigger an alert at predefined time intervals.
Power for noisy environments
The integrated high-power speakerphone boosts two-way voice communications. A powerful vibrating alarm and alarm tones help alert you to pre-alarms and incoming communications.
The automatic ManDown function can trigger an alarm if the user is unconscious or unable to alert help.