What do the crew of I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here! and the team working on the Transpennine rail upgrade have in common? They’re two of the working teams who have ensured social distancing by wearing electronic proximity tags to warn them when they get within two metres of a colleague.
It looks like social distancing will be around for quite a while to come, and employers across the country have learned that their staff need to be reassured that they’ll be safe at work. At the same time, the organisations themselves need to minimise the risk of a potential Covid-19 case leading to a total shutdown while all their staff self-isolate.
An electronic proximity monitoring solution from Clearview Intelligence ticks both boxes - they keep staff safe and reassured, and provide a simple, reliable track and trace at the same time.
The EGOpro tags buzz and flash when wearers come into close proximity with a colleague. Set at two metres by default, this distance can easily be changed depending on local conditions, such as one metre plus, or other government guidelines. And because the tags are matched to an individual using a simple QR Code reader, should someone fall ill only those who have interacted with them need self-isolate, while the rest of the team can confidently keep working.
The tags work in any environment, in an office, factory or warehouse, building sites or, as mentioned, from a TV set to a railway.
The reporting is driven by a USB adaptive QR reader and tag sensor which can be used on any PC. Any transgressions within social distancing rules are monitored, so an organisation’s processes can be changed as necessary. The set-up is so clever that, should certain workers need to stay in close proximity, their tags can be grouped so they do not trigger each other’s all the time, but still work with other staff.
EGOpro tags can be worn on a belt, hard hat or lanyard. They are hard-wearing, but also lightweight and splashproof, easy to use and comfortable to wear. Their batteries are good for years of daily recharges.
At rail lines, tunnels, offices and castles, the EGOpro tags have meant countless “near miss” and “strike” incidents have been avoided. Staff have been confident to go to work, and costly just-in-case shut-downs averted.
Remember when the Covid crisis first hit us, people washed their hands all the time and crossed the road to avoid people walking towards them? Do you notice how that doesn’t happen as much now? As staff return to workplaces, they may remember to distance for the first few days, but then you risk them going back to old habits. As and when there’s a Covid outbreak, or even a scare, how else will people know who is at risk and who should self isolate? From a business point of view, how will you avoid a costly shutdown of your workplace? For about the average person’s daily salary in the UK, the EGOpro tags deliver you and your staff peace of mind. The question is, can you afford NOT to use them?