If you are a lone worker or employ lone workers, then you will have heard about escalation contacts. So, for our latest blog, we thought we would provide you with a guide to being a good escalation contact.(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…)
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…)
It was just after 12:30pm on the 28th July 1986 when estate agent Suzy Lamplugh left her office for a 12:45-1pm appointment with a Mr Kipper at a property.
It was 6:45pm late that evening, 6 hours later, when the police received a call from Suzy’s boss reporting her as missing.(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.