As spring is now well underway, and we move rapidly towards the summer months, it is easy to become complacent around health and safety and forget about some of the less obvious dangers associated with lone working.(more…)
Lone Workers are becoming more and more recognised as an essential and effective part of the workforce here in the U.K, they are also recognised as some of the most vulnerable employees in society, and lone workers in the NHS are no different.
From porters to surgeons, and from reception staff to high level trustee members on the board, many thousands of people spend some, if not all of their time working alone within the NHS.
So, who are these employees, what are the risks, and how do we protect them?
Here in this week’s blog, we are going to examine lone workers in the NHS in more detail.
Want to find out more? Read on!