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Betting Shop Changes Could Help Protect Gamblers And Lone Workers

Betting shops often have just one member of staff working in them and the former BBC chairman Lord Grade is leading a committee that is looking to introduce a new legal duty of care.

So, in this weeks blog post we are going to look at how betting shop changes could help protect gamblers and lone workers.

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First2HelpYou At The Lone Worker Safety Expo 2019

Last years event was such a resounding success that The Lone Worker Safety Expo is back this year, even bigger and better. First2HelpYou will be there, so this week let’s have a look at what goes on at the expo in our latest blog: First2HelpYou At The Lone Worker Safety Expo 2019.

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Monthly Safety and Security Roundup

It’s that time again! Every month here at First2HelpYou we bring you all you need to know about what has been happening in the world of health and safety.

So, read on for our July 2019 Monthly Safety and Security Roundup

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The Impact Of Suzy Lamplugh On Lone Working

It was just after 12:30pm on the 28th July 1986 when estate agent Suzy Lamplugh left her office for a 12:45-1pm appointment with a Mr Kipper at a property.

It was 6:45pm late that evening, 6 hours later, when the police received a call from Suzy’s boss reporting her as missing.

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Walking Home Alone: Safety Tips

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.

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Lone Working Risks in Summer

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!

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Lone Working Risk and The Law

Is it against the law to work alone or is the lone working risk too high? Our posts today discusses the law and lone working, reducing the risks and how to stay clear of falling on the wrong side of the law.

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Festival Season Safety Tips From First2HelpYou

Okay so Festival Season is already well underway, we’ve had Radio One Big Weekend in Middlesbrough, Parklife in Manchester and Glorious Glastonbury will soon be upon us at Worthy Farm.

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Looking After Lone Workers with Medical Conditions

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’.

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Safety and Security Round-Up May 2019

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.

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