Our lone worker Fob is a discreet fob-shaped solution with GPS and 2-way audio functionality
Our RedAlert Fob is our smallest lone worker solution, available for workers where simplicity and discretion is highly important. Although this BS8484 compliant device looks petite, weighing in at just 35 grams, it’s feature-heavy with an impressive range of advanced technology usually found in bigger, more expensive solutions.
At a touch of a button, help is instantly available with GPS tracking and full 2-way audio support from our UK-based, fully accredited Alarm Receiving Centre (ARC) team.
This low-cost, feature-rich lone worker Fob can be worn discreetly on a lanyard, strap carabiner, belt or key Fob to effectively protect the user without impacting their daily routine.
For more information on how we can help protect your team, feel free to request a free trial, or chat with one of our experts for any further guidance.
RedAlert Fob Features
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Red Alert Functionality
A dedicated Red Alert Fob button, which when pressed, puts the user in direct verbal contact with our ARC team, allowing real-time support and response.
Advanced assisted GPS Positioning allows our operators to locate a member of staff and provide real-time positional information via our management portal.
In the event of an activation, two-way audio enables our trained operators to listen to the user’s situation. If safe to do so, our operator can talk with a user, providing reassurance that help is on the way.
In the event of a fall from height, the service can trigger an alert which will be picked up by our ARC team.
Amber Alerts Functionality
Gives the user the ability to leave a precautionary message with our ARC team listing their location and last activity, so that we can listen back and investigate if a RedAlert is then raised.
Amber Timer Functionality
Similar to the Amber Alert functionality but with the added benefit of having a alert automatically triggered once a pre-configured time period expires.
Roaming Sim Card Capability
Access to all major networks is possible using the Fob’s roaming SIM, ensuring full access to areas where a particular network signal may have caused issues in the past.
Our Alarm Receiving Centre
Our ARC team, based in Liverpool, manage and protect over 50,000 lone workers throughout the UK each year within both public and private sectors, organisation and charities. Our professionally trained operators have direct Police control room access and can bypass 999 services, saving valuable seconds in the case of an emergency.
Some key ARC benefits include –
- Wholly owned and managed by Orbis (no third parties involved)
- Operates 24/7/365 throughout the year
- Military graded building security
- Fully accredited BS5979 Cat II emergency service approved response
- Data management standard: ISO27001:2013
- Monitor over 45,000 alarm activations annually
Who needs a lone worker device?
MAPS in an ideal security solution for site owners with the following needs:
Frontline staff such as community health workers, ambulance and supporting staff
Charity workers who are often alone within a wide range of public spaces
High-risk private sector jobs, for example logistics drivers, estate agents or parking attendants
Teams that spend considerable periods of time isolated, or often working from home
Security personnel in high-risk environments
Frequently Asked Questions
How long does the battery last?
Up to 48 hours under normal environmental conditions
Am I able to see where my staff are?
Both current and historical positional information if available from within our customer management portal.
How do you handle alarms?
Red Alerts are handled in accordance with BS8484 meaning that the highest level of care and attention is given to all Red Alerts received by the Orbis Alarm Receiving Centre (ARC). Latest technology and continual review of procedures combined ensure that help is available when required.
Is the product waterproof?
The SOS Alarm is IPX6 rated meaning that it is protected against heavy splashing and rain.
Why use a BS8484 device instead of just calling 999 on a phone?
There are several benefits using a BS8484 service such as the one included with our RedAlert Alarm Fob.
For example, a BS8484 service has quick access to police assistance using a URN procedure. It also helps protect against litigation in the event of an incident happening.
Overall it improves user safety and acts as a benchmark when selecting a reputable supplier.
As there is no display how do I find out if I have a good network and GPS signal?
There are 2 LED lights that will flash to let you know this type of information.
Why Choose Orbis RedAlert
Since 2000, Orbis has been the pioneer of lone working solutions throughout the UK
Comprehensive assessment to ensure the right solution is deployed for your team
Technologically advanced range of lone working solutions
Free trial period to ensure full satisfaction of the service
Comprehensive training programs for both management and users
24/7/365 monitoring through our accredited Alarm Receiving Centre (ARC) team
“There are a number of key benefits to the lone worker solution we have chosen. The device is easy to use and not cumbersome. Leaving the amber alert is quick and simple and having the GPS tracking is a big bonus. The best asset of the device is its ability to be used discreetly. All our staff undertake lone working and conflict management training however, given that some of our customers can be unpredictable, a situation can still arise that a staff member is uncomfortable with.
Being able to activate the device without potentially escalating a situation is a huge bonus that gives our staff comfort and confidence when working. This was one of the main reasons we chose this device rather than a phone app which could be seen by a customer as threatening.”
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