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10 April 2014
 April 10, 2014
See us at Safety and health Expo

SKYGUARD EXHIBITING AND HOSTING SEMINARS AT THE UK’S FLAGSHIP HEALTH AND SAFETY EVENT

Skyguard – Europe’s premier personal safety service for lone workers, are pleased to announce we will once again be exhibiting and hosting seminars at The Safety & Health Expo 2014.

The Exhibition, which takes place from 17th – 19th June at London’s ExCel Arena, is the UK’s largest health and safety event. Run exclusively with the support of IOSH, RoSPA and the BSIF, Safety & Health Expo has established itself as the definitive UK industry event consistently attracting health and safety decision makers from multiple sectors and with responsibilities across UK, Europe and international markets.

The Safety and Health Expo provides an excellent opportunity to meet some of the Skyguard team, discuss any lone worker protection needs and see our devices first-hand. We’ll be demonstrating our range of BS 8484 certified personal safety devices, Smartphone software apps, and the latest version of our unique client portal – the Customer Service Centre.

Throughout the show our expert team will be on hand

27 March 2014
 March 27, 2014
MySOS Personal Safety Device

Skyguard – Proven in Helping Domestic Violence Victims

In an effort to combat Domestic Violence, Over half the UK’s Police forces issue Skyguard personal alarms to victims for increased protection.

In a report issued this week, the HMIC state that thousands of people are at risk of harm or even murder because of widespread failure in England and Wales to tackle domestic abuse.

HMIC said police received more than one million calls a year relating to domestic abuse and almost 58,000 victims – the vast majority of them women – were at risk of serious harm or murder. It said three women a fortnight were being killed by a partner or former partner and a third of all assaults recorded by the police related to domestic violence.

The report said only 8 out of 43 forces were responding well to domestic abuse.

So

19 March 2014
 March 19, 2014
Mackies of Scotland use Skyguard lone worker alarms

MACKIE’S OF SCOTLAND CHOOSE SKYGUARD FOR ROUND THE CLOCK LONE WORKER PROTECTION

Food Manufacturer, Mackie’s of Scotland have issued their nightshift staff with Skyguard’s palm-sized personal alarms, to help mitigate risk whilst working alone with heavy machinery.

According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), over 5,000 injuries in the food and drink manufacturing industry are reported each year. This represents around a quarter of all manufacturing injuries reported. About 16% of the injuries are ‘major injuries’ resulting in broken bones, hospitalisation etc, mostly due to slips, falls from height or machinery. The remainder are ‘over-3-day absence injuries’ mostly caused by lifting and handling, slips and trips and being struck by objects such as hand-knives or falling objects.

Mackie’s, a leading Scottish food brand, approached Skyguard after extensively researching suitable means to call for help quickly and easily in an emergency. After reviewing all options, it was actually a recommendation that eventually swayed Mackie’s. Spokesperson Rhona Wight explains, “We have many links with companies in the local area, so we asked one who they used. They gave us great feedback on Skyguard. We

28 February 2014
 February 28, 2014
Skyguard personal alarms

Skyguard Announce Lone Worker Partnership with VSG

Skyguard – Europe’s premier personal safety service are pleased to announce a distribution agreement with VSG in providing lone worker protection across the UK and Ireland. Skyguard will supply personal safety devices, mobile phone software and client administration tools to link directly with VSG’s 24 hr manned alarm receiving centre.

VSG is one of the UK’s leading security services suppliers, offering solutions that encompass guarding, systems, remote monitoring, training and background screening. The company is part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, a leader in the supply of food and support services across 10,000 sites including workplaces, famous sports and leisure venues, hospitals, schools, oil rigs and much more in between.

VSG have now added the MySOS personal safety device and Skyguard for Smartphone applications to their already impressive range of services. With its ever expanding blue-chip client base and outstanding reputation, there’s no security organisation better placed to promote lone worker

14 February 2014
 February 14, 2014
Skyguard and VSG working together

SKYGUARD ANNOUNCE LONE WORKER PROTECTION COLLABORATION WITH VSG

Skyguard – Europe’s premier personal safety service are pleased to announce a distribution agreement with VSG in providing lone worker protection across the UK and Ireland. Skyguard will supply personal safety devices, mobile phone software and client administration tools to link directly with VSG’s 24 hr manned alarm receiving centre.

VSG is one of the UK’s leading security services suppliers, offering solutions that encompass guarding, systems, remote monitoring, training and background screening. The company is part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, a leader in the supply of food and support services across 10,000 sites including workplaces, famous sports and leisure venues, hospitals, schools, oil rigs and much more in between.

VSG have now added the MySOS personal safety device and Skyguard for Smartphone applications to their already impressive range of services. With its ever expanding blue-chip client base and outstanding reputation, there’s no security organisation better placed to promote lone worker protection across the United Kingdom

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