New Vice Chair of The BSIA Lone Worker Section Alicia Mather, Sales & Operations Director, First2HelpYou Alicia Mather, Sales & Operations Director of First2HelpYou, has been elected as Vice Chair…
Did you have a Merry Christmas Day? Are you feeling suitably relaxed and refreshed or are you still using the fridge as a never-ending buffet?
You may have heard of lone worker devices and wondered how they work and how they protect employees, so, this week we will explain how our First2HelpYou lone worker devices keep staff safe.
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.
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’.
An analyst firm specialising in the Internet of Things, Berg Insight, has predicted that the market value for lone worker solutions could reach €260 million by 2022 in Europe and North America. In this week’s blog, we take a look at what is driving that market growth.
There are a lot of lone worker solutions out there on the market, different providers, devices and to add to the mix – lone worker applications. It can be confusing trying to choose what solution is best for your lone workers. Most solution first-time buyers often can’t decide between physical devices or smartphone applications but this can usually be decided by carrying out a lone worker risk assessment and finding out what type of lone workers you have.
Are you looking for lone working help? Our KIT Device might be just what you’re looking for.
When developing our own lone working device we were keen to give users a small and easy to use device. Why? Because size does matter when it comes to lone worker solutions! After years of working in the industry, we knew that lone workers commonly reported that they didn’t use devices or felt they were a ‘hassle’ due to their bulky nature, or that they didn’t feel easy enough to use.