A duress alarm, also known as a panic alarm, is a safety tool used to help individuals in an emergency or dangerous circumstance. These alerts, in contrast to other security tools, are for personal use by individuals rather than for buildings or other things. They can be used to keep tabs on someone’s location, check on their health, or serve as an alarm in dangerous circumstances.
Wireless mobile devices that are part of duress alarm systems keep people linked to services that can be of assistance. For their obvious purpose, these gadgets often have a fairly plain design. By subtly integrating panic buttons into the surroundings, the possibility of dangerous situations escalating is reduced.
Every legitimate safety device should be verified as manufactured to ISO 9001 standards.
All monitored personal duress alarm (PDA) systems that have an Emergency Alert, GPS Duress Alarm, Rip Alarm, and/or Man Down Alarms are required to be monitored by an Alarm Receiving Center (ARC).
ARC that is not A1 Grade approved by ASIAL to Australian standards should NOT be used. Any ARC that is not Grade A1 accredited lacks the policies, practices, and guidelines necessary to provide dependable emergency response.
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Abusive customers, road rage, violence
Abusive / violent patients / clients/ relatives, manual handling (lifting) injuries
Electric shocks, trips, cuts, falls, accidents, confined spaces
Abuse, violence, robbery, traffic hazards, accidents, biological hazards, falls, burns, toxic exposures
Animal attacks, weather, machinery accidents, chemicals, falling trees
Falls, injury, lifting, injuries from garbage handling, infections, needle sticks, chemicals, violence, robbery
Animal attacks, abusive customers, violence, robbery, accidents
Manual handling injuries, abusive/violent patients, drug handling, robbery, violence
Robbery, violence, abuse, vehicle fumes
Robbery, violence, abuse, manual handling injuries
Confined spaces, toxic gases, biohazards, slips and falls
Abuse, road rage, violence, robbery, road accidents, falling asleep at the wheel
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