Usage examples

The TWIG platform is designed to give peace of mind for you, your staff, your employer and your client. It provides for every type of environment.

Here are some typical lone-worker situations and their potential hazards, courtesy of the Victorian Trades Hall Council which takes worker safety very seriously

Worker

Hazard

  • Public workers
  • confined spaces, toxic gases, biohazards, slips and falls
  • Social workers, institution staff, community  workers
  • abusive/violent patients/clients/relatives, manual handling (lifting) injuries
  • Transport workers
  • abuse, road rage, violence, robbery, road accidents, falling asleep at the wheel, breakdowns / running out of fuel / getting bogged in isolated areas (tragically, several drivers have died as a result)
  • Emergency services, security workers
  • abuse, violence, robbery, traffic hazards, accidents, biological hazards, falls, burns, toxic exposures
  • Tradesmen
  • falls, equipment injuries, working at heights, lone-workers
  • Nursing and healthcare staff
  • manual handling injuries, abusive / violent patients, drug handling, robbery, violence
  • Home help, care assistants, cleaners
  • falls, injury, lifting, injuries from garbage handling, infections, needle sticks, chemicals, violence, robbery
  • Lab workers
  • chemical over-exposure, biological agents, physical hazards, fires
  • Education: teachers, maintenance staff, special needs students
  • unruly students, abusive parents, lone-workers especially after hours
  • Electrical/maintenance workers
  • electric shocks, trips, cuts, falls, accidents, confined spaces
  • Meter readers, delivery, postal workers
  • animal attacks, abusive customers, violence, robbery, accidents
  • Parking attendants
  • robbery, violence, abuse, vehicle fumes
  • Shop/service sector workers
  • robbery, violence, abuse, manual handling injuries
  • Farm/forestry/horticultural workers
  • animal attacks, weather, machinery accidents, chemicals, falling trees
  • Private hire car drivers
  • abusive customers, road rage, violence, robbery, road accidents
  • Real estate agents
  • lone-workers, heavy customer interface