‘Is it okay to monitor lone workers’ is often a question that is debated amongst employers and employees alike, with varying degrees of acceptance.
An Escalation Contact is a person, usually a lone worker’s colleague, who is given the responsibility to be the first line of support for a lone worker in the event of an emergency when it is not appropriate to call the emergency services.
Lone worker monitoring software is an important part of your comprehensive approach to lone workers safety. It should come as standard with your lone worker device provision, but not all monitoring software is created equal.
Deciding which lone worker provider to trust with your staff is a big deal.
We’ve put together this handy guide to help you decide which portal is right for your teams.
Do you know how lone worker solutions work? If not, you wouldn’t be alone. There are a few misunderstandings about some of the features of devices. This blog will clearly explain what amber and red alerts are, and how help is sent out when lone workers need it the most.
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.