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…)
If you are the employer of a lone worker then reading and understanding all the rules and regulations could be a little bit overwhelming.
As lone worker safety experts, we are often asked what must the employer of a lone worker do?
So, here at First2HelpYou, we will help you to understand your obligations to your lone workers.(more…)
By its very nature, lone working means that lone workers are statistically far more likely to encounter risks than those that work in teams.
Whether it is dealing with a sudden illness, a dangerous or aggressive encounter, getting lost in the dark or working too many hours without an adequate break, there are a multitude of risks that they can be faced with.
If you employ lone workers it is very important, in fact it is a legal requirement, that they are comprehensively trained and protected.
With that in mind, this week we are going to take a look at the many benefits of lone worker training.(more…)