March 19, 2018 0

GDPR: What you need to know

Posted by:Alice Cresswell

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will be enforced on May 25 2018. The purpose of the GDPR is to: “…harmonize data privacy laws across Europe, to protect and empower all EU citizens’ data privacy and to reshape the way organizations across the region approach data privacy.” – eugdpr.org The maximum penalty for breaching GDPR…

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February 26, 2018 0

What businesses should learn from Hawaii’s emergency management incident

Posted by:Alice Cresswell

On January 13 2018, Hawaii Emergency Management Agency’s (HEMA) emergency response plan went entirely wrong. A notification, sent to all people on the island, urged people to find shelter as a ballistic missile was incoming. A major flaw in the emergency response system was then exposed: the agency had not prepared for a scenario in…

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December 18, 2017 0

The True Cost of Poor Hazard Awareness and On-Site Safety

Posted by:Alice Cresswell

In 2015, 4,836 workers died from work-related injuries or illnesses in the United States. A significant portion of those fatalities – 7.3%, or over 350 – were in the manufacturing industry (United States Department of Labor). Changes in health and safety legislation and practices have seen a huge reduction in work-related fatalities in the past…

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December 12, 2017 0

CEO tests safety & security at 33,000 feet

Posted by:Bridie Kruck

When the CEO of WhosOnLocation decided to put their WolEvac application to the ultimate test he didn’t tell his staff he’d do it from an altitude of 33,000 feet while in transit on the other side of the globe. Typically users, like fire marshals or floor wardens, would verify the safety of staff from outside…

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December 11, 2017 0

What do WolMobile and Christmas have in common?

Posted by:Alice Cresswell

When our CEO Darren challenged us to use WolMobile for the Christmas party, the social team was thrilled to rise to the occasion. They came up with a scavenger hunt, where each team was given a unique code to access our team’s special WolMobile account. We all had different clues setting each team off on…

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