According to The British Crime Survey, up to 150 lone workers are attacked every single day. With that in mind, this week will look at the best ways of dispersing a threatening situation.(more…)
Welcome to August’s edition of the Health and Safety news roundup.
As the first name in lone worker safety, we care about all things health and safety and endeavour to bring you the biggest health and safety news headlines from around the UK each month.(more…)
Keeping a lone worker safe is part of your legal obligations towards your staff. To keep your lone workers safe, you should have strong lone worker policies, a robust risk assessment, regular lone worker training and make sure your staff are all included in the team. A lone worker solution would help, too.
What Is The Law On Lone Working?
Lone working is not illegal, but your legal obligations as an employer do mean you have to consider the risk of lone working itself.
It’s not that you have to specifically cater for your lone worker because they are lone working, but rather that lone working presents specific hazards that should be addressed and mitigated.
So, if you are wondering how to keep a lone worker safe, read on.(more…)
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.(more…)
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.(more…)
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’.(more…)
World Day for Health & Safety At Work: Spotlight on Lone Working
First2HelpYou are back in the office after another great year at the Health and Safety Event 2019. Read on for some photos and our summary of the event.
Its that time of the month again when we round up the biggest news in the health and safety and lone worker world.
As the first name in lone worker safety we are keen health and safety enthusiasts. We keep our ear to the ground and bring you the biggest health and safety news of the month.
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