Public health and safety are dependent on quick and efficient emergency response systems. Rescue, fire services, police and medical response teams need to have an organized system for emergency response. Emergency equipment are the key focus areas during emergencies that make all the difference between life and death. Well maintained equipment save lives and prevent serious injuries from becoming fatal.
Smart Emergency Equipment Asset Tracking With GoCodes
A smart asset tracking system ensures all equipment are in top working order when they are needed the most.
The older, manual, process for asset tracking process for emergency equipment manually writing or typing the equipments sent out for a particular emergency. Logs with crumpled papers, blots, unclear or smudged handwriting on paper can all seriously hamper asset tracking for emergency equipments.
Missing or lost papers and files mean every worker has to guess as to when the next maintenance is due for each of the emergency equipments. Besides, there was no way of knowing where each equipment is located other than carrying out physical inspections.
And because emergency response calls for very prompt action where saving lives is more important than keeping records or entering in log books, many details get missed out. Accurate records and equipment tracking are requirements for funding or for meeting state or municipal regulations. Besides when emergency equipment fails to work, it can result in a lot of legal hassles other than the unacceptable consequences of loss of lives.
Using GoCodes application, QR codes and cloud to maintain emergency equipment
GoCodes smartphone and smart apps are an ideal solution for hassle free asset tracking and inventory tracking. Use the free QR scanning app from our website within seconds to start your smooth asset tracking process. With customized barcodes that GoCodes provides, all you have to do is scan them using your smartphone. No specialized task force or training is required to carry out asset tracking with GoCodes.
Any employee can just wave the smartphone on the QR code to log in, view and update every detail required for auditing or funding. These details can include purchase date, cost, the exact location of each equipment, history of use, movement history and maintenance schedules.
Because each of the emergency equipment is tagged with the QR codes, at every exit or entry it can be quickly scanned in. No writing down or messing up on paper or keeping extensive files in your workplace. With GoCodes cloud storage solutions, all the data you need is available without the hassles of a storage space, from anywhere across the world. Access the details and keep up the maintenance schedules for the lifesaving emergency equipment even when on the go!
In large scale disasters, it is all too common to misplace or lose equipment or not know which personnel were using it last. With the GoCodes asset tracking system using QR codes and cloud solutions, you are always aware of the exact location of the equipment and the history of its use. It is easy to retrieve them after the emergency and attend to the repairs to keep the equipment in top working condition any time!