We Are At Fleet Day 2021
Meet the team at Fleet Day 2021
Welcome to the GetHomeSafe Blog, where the GetHomeSafe team will keep you in the loop with our latest developments, releases, and adventures!
A quick note to say that our offices are all closed for the Anzac weekend in New Zealand and we will be back on the 27th of april.
Journey Management is now LIVE!! Our newest & biggest software updates is now available!
A quick note to say that our offices are all closed for the Easter Holiday period in New Zealand and we will be back on the 6th of April.
The team at GetHomeSafe are pleased to share an article by the NZ Herald on our work with the Hawkes Bay DHB and how they make sure their workers get...
Two new features are set to be released on Thursday the 18th (Android) and Monday the 22nd (iOS) of February for the GetHomeSafe - Corporate Safety App.
Great story about us and our recent investment from Punakaiki Fund in the Otago daily times today!
Some great coverage in the NZ Herald on our recent investment from Punakaiki Investment Fund
GetHomeSafe will close on Wednesday the 23rd of December, and reopen Monday the 11th of January 2021.
Work is underway to integrate the Twig Lone Worker devices into the GetHomeSafe Welfare Monitoring platform.
We are pleased to welcome a new partnership and reseller agreement with Total Sense Solutions, the New Zealand distributor of the world class TWIG lone worker devices.
Scheduled maintenance is now complete, and the GetHomeSafe system is back online.
We want to make you aware that this Saturday (19 September 2020) at 11:00am NZST, there will be scheduled downtime of GetHomeSafe for approximately 1-2 hours.
Mandown alerting via our iOS Lone Worker app is now live, along with several other minor improvements and bugs fixes in version 1.2.2 (77).
Mandown alerting through an app is now in beta testing.
Thank you Jacob McSweeny for making the time for the interview and article.
Scheduled maintenance has been completed and all quality assessment checks have been completed and the system is fully back online.
Please note we are undertaking scheduled maintenance on the 23th between 5.30am and 6.30am
With the initial COVID-19 lock downs being slowly lifted we are receiving more and more requests from existing and new customers on how to using our tracking app for contact tracing.
I’m not sure how everyone else is coping but it’s a topsy turvy week! Moving computers possibly desks and chairs, making sure internet connections are working and while still trying...
It is mostly business as usual for GetHomeSafe with all non-essential contact (onsite training) and travel paused until further notice.
A small change to our pricing is coming into effect on the 1st of April 2020, with our listed pricing being solely in USD.
We are please to announce that one of our biggest user experience investments is nearing completion.
Some big news for us, 2020 has started with a big move from Queenstown to a brand new office in Dunedin.
GetHomeSafe has just launched our full service Implementation Support package, with the main feature being our new eLearning modules.
We are please to announce that GetHomeSafe has fully integrated with our second external tracking partner, eRoads.
We are super excited to let this one out of the bag, we are current beta testing a combined vehicle & remote/lone worker tracking solution.
You can now export a report of all check in notes made from both your App, but more impressively from your Garmin InReach, allowing hazard reporting on the go.
Filming has wrapped up, we are now full steam ahead editing and compiling online learning modules.
Start a remote worker welfare plan from anywhere in the world, check-in and sign off as homesafe; all from one device!
Several new reporting options are coming online this week, here is a quick summary, we have had great feedback on these, so check them out!
After a mammoth effort by the team, we submitted a very comprehensive tender to WorkSafe for their Lone Worker Monitoring System requirements in late December and have just been informed...
Based on our successful implementation of stage one of our integration with Garmin InReach and Spot GEN3 devices, we are rolling out stage two.
Between 8pm and 9pm GMT Get Home Safe will be going offline for a short period of time while we perform an important system update.
Some new features went live today, including a refresh of the content in alert emails and text messages.
Due to the popular demand of recreational pilots logging their flight plans with our free safety app, we have added a couple of new features.
At Get Home Safe privacy and trust is a fundamental value of why we exist. We take great pride in being trusted by you to process, store and care for...
Recent updates to our Lone Worker and Personal Safety apps now have the ability to integrate with a wearable Bluetooth panic button.
While there are lots of panic buttons we could have used, we have chosen V BTTN by vsnmobil.com, a proven and reliable button that integrates seamlessly with both our Android...
Occupational Health and Safety legislation in most countries has some requirement for putting in place measures for staff who work alone.
Just a quick note explaining the updates on both our personal safety and corporate safety apps that came out today, 15th of Jan 2018
Are you weighing up the options of vehicle tracking vs a lone worker safety app for your Journey Management? It may surprise you how many companies use both.
12.30pm: Some users have been experiencing difficulty interacting with the GHS system since 11.30am 3rd Nov, mainly being unable to finish their tasks or cancel alerted tasks.
Supervisors can now write notes on a task timeline; perfect for recording all actions taken when following up someone working alone who has not checked in as planned.
We have listened to your feedback and added a heap of new notification options you for our personal and lone worker safety apps.
If you are a user of our Android version of our GetHomeSafe – Personal Safety app you will be pleased to know there is a major update ready for downloading...
We are currently working through some minor login issues for Admin users and expect to have a solution live shortly.
For our Corporate Safety and Enterprise clients; online storage and viewing of your safety documentation is now live and is included for free in your subscription
We are pleased to announce to our GetHomeSafe - Corporate clients the arrival of a new Teams Setting page as the replacement of our currently escalation alert process.
With our latest update of our Android and iOS Corporate Safety Apps we are pleased to announce PIN protection is now optional.
A new update for our Android Corporate Safety App is now live and should improve the user experience greatly.
The term Buddy System dates back to the 1940’s and has it’s origins in the US Military, where pilots would look out for each other, often referred to as wingmen,...
One of our most requested features is now live! You told us and we have listened to you; now you get to listen to us when our system actually phones...
How many times has your lunch break been quickly eating a sandwich as you drive to the next job?
While we never set out to be experts in Lone Working policies, we talk daily with organisations working on their safety procedures and policies.
All be it a modest start, our new Help tab is now live on the lefthand side of your GetHomeSafe - Corporate dashboard!
Further to our commitment to provide quality designed and developed safety apps we are please to announce our latest version of our Android lone worker safety app is live and...
We hear of so many Lone Worker or Journey Management policies requiring people working or traveling alone to text in to confirm they are Home Safe that we thought a...
Just a quick update on our iPhone Safety apps. Our latest update will bring an exciting new feature to GetHomeSafe.
Queenstown-based safety app company GetHomeSafe is taking off -- this week launching its second app to meet demand for monitoring the safety of people working alone.
It is no secret, New Zealand has a very poor record of protecting our Workforce from harm and the Government is determined (and rightly so) on changing it.
After much hard work under the hood our Android Lone Worker safety app is up and running and ready for public use!
Well well well, Summer is here and things are really starting to heat up at the GetHomeSafe Global HQ!
Without a brass band or firework insight GetHomeSafe - Corporate went live on the 14th September 2015.
Finally after two years we have some promotional YouTube videos for GetHomeSafe!
August 5th 2013 seems like yesterday, but a lot has happened in the world of GetHomeSafe since we launched our first free personal safety app just over two years ago.
We have been busy working on making GetHomeSafe better, part of that has been writing down what is important to us, so we thought we would share it with you!...
After a lot of hard work from the talented creatives at Firebrand and Cannonball GetHomeSafe - Corporate is now live! We are busy with beta testing and doing our best...
We often receive feed back and suggestions from users. This one from Andrew, a keen cyclist is worth sharing.
We have all said it, “don't worry, I will call you when I get there”.
In everyday life we set little safety timers for our own peace of mind and for those who care about us.
The launch of Get Home Safe has definitely caught people’s attention. Making national news on Channel’s One and Three, it’s been great to see New Zealanders from all around the...