No missing persons during industrial emergencies

Published:  28 August, 2014

Dutch company Bacon DDI has developed an application that increases the chances of quickly finding and rescuing potential victims during emergencies in industrial environments.

The Safe and Secure system activates on alarm and determines the exact location of individuals, so there is no risk of missing persons.

The technology – which was two years in development - can trace anyone located at a plant or industrial site, including bunkers, cellars and hazardous areas. This compares to typical systems which require visitors to be registered on paper or digitally.

The Safe & Secure system is an automated process. After registration everyone receives an especially developed small tracking module that is placed on the helmet or any other garment.

In an emergency case the system is automatically activated, and at a glance all the people wearing the device are immediately visible on a screen in the control room.

All the assembly points are clearly marked on the screen and it is even possible to zoom in by area, by location or even by building. The tracking module can be made anonymous or personal.

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