AeroScouts innovative WiFi RFID Evacuation Monitoring solution

first_imgAeroScout, a leading provider of enterprise visibility solutions, has a new Evacuation Monitoring solution for improving worker safety and operational efficiency for organisations that might have emergency events. Ideal for process metal and ore processing facilities and mining operations, the innovative solution leverages standard Wi-Fi infrastructure to provide real-time visibility into the location and status of all personnel, contractors and visitors during emergencies or drills.Tracking on-site personnel is traditionally accomplished using clipboards and walkie-talkies. AeroScout’s Evacuation Monitoring solution automates this process and provides visibility and situational awareness to support time sensitive decision-making. The solution also provides valuableinformation for post-event incident investigation and continuous process improvement. In addition, it facilitates compliance with various government regulations, such as MSHA, ATEX 137 and DSEAR, which require hazardous sites to have detailed emergency plans, performance goals and documentation for regularly scheduled drills.” At those times when every second is critical, AeroScout’s Evacuation Monitoring solution provides visibility to improve the chances of a positive outcome,” said Janet Chaffin, President at AeroScout Industrial. “In fact, we’ve measured reductions in evacuation drill times by up to 50%, which can translate into hundreds of man-hours saved per year in drills – and potentially lives saved in actual emergencies.”The AeroScout Evacuation Monitoring solution provides a visual online dashboard that shows where each person is on a facility map during a drill or actual emergency. It also indicates when each individual has safely reached a mustering area or other safety zone. Key features of the solution include:Automatic electronic roll call and muster site countsReal-time personnel locationsIntegrated man-down alerting and trackingManagement reporting tools for post-drill and event analysisSupport for evacuation planning and regulatory compliancelast_img

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