Safety in the workplace and how to trigger alarms

COREDINATE's Workplace Protection function is used to protect employees who go about their work alone and therefore cannot be supervised by colleagues.

Idea behind job protection

If an accident at work occurs and no other person is then available to notify the emergency services, workplace protection offers a certain basic protection for the employee.
COREDINATE can then take over this function, as the alerting of certain persons can be done either automatically or manually by the casualty via the app.


We strongly recommend that you explain the procedures for workplace protection to your employees in detail and also fix them uniformly in the form of an instruction so that clear guidelines for action are given in the event of an emergency.
In order for the time alarm to function properly with workplace protection, a voice connection (for telephone calls) and a data connection to the app are always required!

If there is no network, the pre-alarm cannot be confirmed (but the portal needs this information for the safety of your employee)!
This means that the time alarm is triggered in any case without a data connection and is sent to the portal as soon as an Internet connection is established.
(Work results –> Alarms)

For this purpose, the employers' liability insurance association offers a corresponding Musterformular to.

Ways of alarm triggering

COREDINATE workstation protection currently responds to two triggers, the manual alarm, which the user triggers himself by pressing an alarm button, and a time alarm, which triggers after a certain inactive time has elapsed.

Unfortunately, triggering the alarm via the motion sensors of the mobile devices does not work at the moment for technical reasons!


If a phone number is stored in the alarm profile, the phone will automatically call the stored phone number. However, a SIM card from a telephone provider you trust must be installed and activated in your mobile device so that this function can be executed. Without SIM, the mobile device cannot establish a voice connection!

We will explain the difference between the two options in a little more detail below:

Manual alarm by pressing the alarm button on the smartphone

In this case, the employee is still able to trigger an alarm himself by pressing the alarm button on the smartphone. This can be relevant, for example, in the event of a robbery or if the employee is injured but is still able to operate the smartphone. Understandably, the alarm button function must work absolutely reliably, and there is no uniform standard either for the design of such an alarm button on the smartphone or for addressing it via the software.

Therefore, a corresponding alarm button via COREDINATE can currently only be used with certain smartphones – such as the SONIM XP7700, SONIM XP8800 und den Crosscall Action X3 & Crosscall Core X4b can be used. Alternatively, the tablet stillworks Crosscall Core T4 with the alarm button and can be used for workplace security.

You can order the Crosscall Core X4 or the T4 directly in our store, which you can reach via our portal - of course our sales department is also happy to help you on the phone at +49 9842/80491-20. We no longer offer the Sonim devices.

Automatic time alarm due to inactivity

If your employee does not work actively with COREDINATE for a longer period of time, this may be a sign that he is no longer able to do so due to an accident or even an assault. In this case, COREDINATE can detect the inactivity and trigger an alarm. In contrast to classical deadman alarms, which react e.g. to inclination, false alarms are largely excluded by monitoring the inactivity.

False alarms are also largely prevented by the pre-alarm for the employee within the app, which always occurs beforehand, because the employee can still react in time and signal that he is unharmed.

The time alarm is also possible for mobile devices that do not have an alarm button. But then only the time alarm and the stored phone number can be used.