Cold Weather Safety for your Phone

A few special considerations for keeping your phone operating in extreme cold

Cell phone tips for extrme cold conditions

Phones are more an essential part of many of our daily routines. For some of us, they’re essential tools we need to perform our jobs, and sometimes our only means of contact with anyone else. For all the developments that have gone into making phones as powerful, slim, and feature-rich as they are, they’re more vulnerable to cold weather than ever. 

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Lone Worker Safety: Monitoring Technologies

What you’ll need to know when you’re choosing a device for lone worker safety

monitor checking smartphone on jobsite

In the third part of our January Tech Check, we’re looking at technologies available to protect lone workers. SafetyLine supports a variety of technologies, which means that you may have a tough decision when it comes to purchasing devices. In this guide, we’ll break down the capabilities of each device, and outline some common usage scenarios.

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Communication Breakdown: GPS Tracking vs. Check-in Messages

Knowing When to Operate and When to Automate

office worker using smartphone

monitorWhen it comes to finding a safety monitoring solution, there are many decisions to make. Along with deciding how employees will access a system, you may have to decide what kind of information they leave. One of the major considerations when deciding on a lone worker safety system is whether to opt for check-in based safety or automated reports using GPS.

In this post we’ll break down some of the differences between check-in and GPS-based systems, and determine which solution provides better value.

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