Employers are legally obliged to carry out a risk assessment if they employ lone workers. But we know that some of the technical terms and jargon can be a little off-putting. So, we have put together this handy guide on how to do a lone worker risk assessment.(more…)
It is a brand-new decade and you may be thinking of expanding your business or making work more flexible for your employees. One way of doing this is by lone working and we can tell you all you need to know about a lone worker solution for the new year.(more…)
Lone working at Christmas can be a particularly busy and stressful experience and Mad Friday is the busiest day of them all. Let’s look at the best ways of staying safe with a lone worker device on Mad Friday.(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…)