According to the American Correctional Officer Intelligence Network, correctional officers (CO's) in the US have the second highest mortality rate of any occupation. 33% of violence in prisons is directed towards CO's resulting in high stress and anxiety levels.
The recent appearance of Integrated Wireless (IW) at the 3rd Annual Correctional Services Healthcare Summit in Melbourne demonstrated the company's commitment to reducing the figures mentioned above.
The main theme revolved around primary healthcare in correctional facilities with impressive speakers from across the nation and abroad. Particularly interesting were presentations from SA Prison Health Service and GEO Care with supporting case studies.
Through various discussions over the two-day event, a lack of duress functionality in many facilities across Australia became apparent.
Integrated Wireless specialise in duress alarm management in a bid to decrease avoidable injury and death in corrective environments. IW's solutions are deployed in some of the nation's busiest facilities throughout the APAC region with 24x7 support should the need arise.
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