Lone Worker Alarms-How To Encourage Employee Engagement

Implementing lone worker alarms is a big project for any business. The work that goes in before a solution is rolled out will include; risk assessments, lone worker policy drafting, research, smoothing over the technical side of things and getting approval from your bosses.


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Types of Lone Workers (Infographic)

In order to work out how best to protect your staff, you must first know what the lone worker risks are. One of the easiest ways to do this is to establish what types of  lone workers your staff are. We find it’s easy to use three distinct categories, each of which represent a variety of job roles; public lone workers, mobile lone workers and fixed location lone workers.

Our handy infographic breaks down each type of lone worker and the risks they face.


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Lone Working in the Voluntary Sector

Lone working in the voluntary sector carries specific risks. Voluntary workers have the best interests of others at heart; carrying out jobs and providing services that often takes them away from their own lives to help improve other peoples. They are also some of the most vulnerable types of lone workers. Read on for a further look at the voluntary sector and why charity workers could benefit from lone worker alarms.


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What Is a Lone Worker?

A lone worker is, as the name suggests, someone who works alone. But the confusion comes when we consider that a lone worker might not always actually be on their own.

If you are responsible for the health and safety of your colleagues or staff you might have heard the phrase ‘lone worker’ before, but the meaning of it can often be misinterpreted.

Lets find out the answer to the question, ‘what is a lone worker?’.


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The Best Type of Lone Worker Alarms

Welcome to First2HelpYou and our blog. We are a new business to enter the lone worker alarms market and we are delighted to just this week, bring our innovative products and service offering to the table. We might be the new kids on the block, but with a few industry experienced brains working away in the background we naturally decided to establish a blog and a knowledge bank, where we can talk about all things lone workerish.


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