Lone Working in Health and Social Care

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.


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