Is working alone legal? Is it safe to work alone? Common questions that employers and employees might both have. This blog will answer these questions in addition to giving advice on reducing lone working risk.
Lone worker monitoring software is an important part of your comprehensive approach to lone workers safety. It should come as standard with your lone worker device provision, but not all monitoring software is created equal.
Deciding which lone worker provider to trust with your staff is a big deal.
We’ve put together this handy guide to help you decide which portal is right for your teams.
First2Help are back in the office today after a great couple of days at The Health & Safety Event, NEC 2018. Our legs may be aching but we’re absolutely thrilled with the results of our first exhibition appearance!
Lone working in the heath and social care sector is high risk, perhaps more so than any other sector.
The breadth of roles, environments, service users, and staff make predicting and controlling the risks very difficult, and adding working alone into the mix only makes it more dangerous.
So it is absolutely vital that health and safety managers have given careful consideration to the risk assessments, and have a robust lone worker policy in place.
In this blog we will discuss the main hazards faced by lone workers in the health and social care sector and give some tips for reducing the risk.