Mobile phones have significantly transformed our lives over the past decade and have become
indispensable part of our daily routine. Mobile technology and connectivity have been changing the
way we communicate with each other and the practice of business communication in the workplace
irrespective of the segment be it a manufacturing unit, technology, education, real estate etc. is
increasing day by day.
The latest trends of the business communication have been changed from traditional office
environment to instantaneous communication. Business communication in every organization
ensures the company to streamline business operations and speeding up process with increased
accuracy.Significant Harm at Workplace.
Mobile phone usage at the workplace has also been increasingly associated with the harms caused to
workers. Either texting or answering a phone call distracts the employee from their current task.
Several research and studies indicate that the act of talking on the phone is distracting regardless of
whether the user is physically holding the device or not.
If we take into consideration of an industry of moving machinery and equipment, manufacturing,
chemicals, construction the workers here are particularly susceptible to workplace injury. Mobile
phones should not be permitted in the above mentioned units since a small notification, whether a
text, call or a social media post, can potentially cause an accident.
In this type of work environment even an inattentive worker can injure themselves with a bit of
carelessness which in turn may lead to harm other coworkers as well.
Most Notable Dangers of Improper Usage of Mobiles –
It can cause inattention on the job site.
Mobile usage in a noisy environment on the job causes the user to focus more on the call and less on
If an employee is listening to music and an emergency shout from the co-worker can be easily
It can lead to distraction from an odd alarm from a malfunctioning machine.
Distraction of the co-workers
Limiting the Distractions
We can mitigate the distractions but limiting them and implementing a centralized business
telephony system in the organization, industries etc. With business telephony, employees can
communicate throughout the organization with just a single dial.
It provides a way for you to extend common voice communications services to all of your employees
in their workspaces – on the main campus, at branch offices, remote, or mobile.
Seamless communications for multi-site enterprises and home offices.
Reliability, quality, and security at lower costs taking advantage of your LAN and WAN
Access to voice communications from any device.