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How Technology Can Help Keep Mobile Workforces Safe During a Pandemic

COVID-19 has taken the complex challenge of ensuring mobile workforce safety and amplified it. Many of the processes which organisations have historically put in place to keep workers safe now risk exposing workers to the virus. This presents a dilemma for health and safety professionals: how do you ensure the same rigorous approach to worker safety, whilst minimising the risk of infection?

SkillGuard provides protection across the globe to key workers during the COVID-19 pandemic with its paper-free technology

Reference Point continues to support its clients and provide protection to key workers during the COVID-19 pandemic with powerful and user-friendly app technology. Its market-leading mobile workforce solution, SkillGuard...

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Reference Point assists Network Rail to ensure workforce safety while its workers continue to keep the railway running

Reference Point provided its support this week to Network Rail’s critical rail workforce by deploying extensive updates to Network Rail’s Sentinel system. The safety of passengers, the public and workers is Network Rail’s priority...

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Competency management solution launches for the Australian Rail Industry

Reference Point, the UK’s leading competency management technology company, is delighted to announce that the new Rail Industry Worker Program’s (RIW) solution for the Australian Rail Industry has officially launched...

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Playing your cards right in the interests of safety 

Reference Point, the UK’s market-leading competency management technology provider, are the lead software solutions technology partner supporting the delivery of The Rail Industry Worker (RIW) program...

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Highways England Health & Safety Passport Steering Group selected as finalists in SECBE Constructing Excellence Awards 2019

Reference Point, the UK’s market-leading competency management technology provider, are delighted to announce that the Health & Safety Passport Steering Group is a finalist in the SECBE Constructing Excellence Awards 2019.

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The Highways England Common Induction Training Course and the Passport System: What you need to know

The Highways England Health and Safety Passport System is now in its second year of implementation with more workers and contractors joining every month. The need for the solution was initiated by Highways England’s supply chain....

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New future of competency management for the Australian rail industry

The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) announced today that a new five year contract has been awarded for the delivery of the Rail Industry Worker Program (RIW), the ARA's national competency management system... 

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Tarmac’s innovation in smartcard technology drives fleet safety

Tarmac rolls out their new, best in class, 'OneCard' mobile workforce management solution nationally across HGV drivers. Tarmac has become the first in its industry to roll out a new smartcard for HGV drivers, which aims to further enhance safety...

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Single technology is helping to improve Health and Safety across Construction

Over the last decade, Reference Point has been working with leading organisations, across construction and infrastructure to deliver high-quality, robust mobile workforce management systems, providing unrivalled visibility across the entire supply chain.

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Highways England launches its Health & Safety Passport System

The scheme, which is part of Highways England’s 5-year Health and Safety Plan, introduces an industry-wide common health and safety induction and is a significant step toward the vision of ‘One Industry One Card,’ with its supply chain and employees required...

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High Speed 2 (HS2) Limited adopts Reference Point solution to help protect workforce

Reference Point are delighted that HS2 Limited is the latest organisation to start using one of our solutions to help keep their workers safe. Now that preparatory work has begun on this exciting rail transformation programme...

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Technology helps to improve the safety of rail track workers in the UK

Rail Safety Week is an industry led initiative focusing on rail safety for all, with events and activities to encourage us all to think about our own safety and that of others when we are on or near the railway. At Reference Point we are proud to play our part...

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ID cards to stop railway workers double-shifting on Tube

London Underground is to adopt the ID card used by Network Rail for engineering and maintenance workers across its supply chain. The milestone agreement between the two biggest employers in the sector effectively creates a UK standard industry ‘pass’...

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