Remote Worker has single vehicle accident in remote area of Canada
GEOS provides lone worker monitoring for a number of companies and partners. We at GEOS monitor missed check in, non-responsive to requests situations, man down, GEO-Fence rule violations and SOS. This is the story of a remote worker who driving after a remote site maintenance call during a blizzard, went off the road getting his vehicle stuck. With temperatures well below freezing, it was critical to get assistance to him, instead of him having to hike a considerable, nearly impossible distance to find aid.
Alaskan Remote Lone Worker Saved
In temperatures as low as 30 Degrees below Zero, minutes count. Collapsed from exposure to the elements, after falling off the roof. Mike Brady new he wasn't going to make it without help. He grabbed his SPOT Personal Messenger and pressed 911. Shortly after in the dark of the night he heard a helicopter approaching, then he saw the search lights. Seconds later to medics were on the ground tending to him and getting him strapped to the liter to hoist him to the helicopter. Having lived in Alaska for 52 years, Mike new he needed help and needed it now. Source: SPOT News
Lone Worker Summons Help in West Texas
In the vastness that is West Texas, an Oil Worker summons help from GEOS. Having broken his hand while working on a piece of equipment, the worker knew it wasn't an ordinary break as it continued swelling as if blood was accumulating internally. He pressed the SOS on his SPOT device and within an hour, help via helicopter was there.Source: SPOT News