Walking home alone, particularly at night, can carry many risks, especially for women. So, this week here at First2HelpYou we thought we would give you our walking home alone safety tips.(more…)
Lone working risks in summer do increase as the mercury rises. According to reports by the Met Office, June was the hottest month since records began and if this summer is anything at all like last year there will be at least a few days of heatwaves. Fantastic news if you are in the garden or on holiday, but maybe not so fantastic if you are at work!(more…)
Looking after the wellbeing of staff who regularly work alone is an issue employers’ need to consider; looking after Lone Workers with medical conditions needs even greater attention and simply cannot be left to chance that ‘everything will be fine’.(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!
World Day for Health & Safety At Work: Spotlight on Lone Working