The Benefits Of Lone Worker Training

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.


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Staying Safe Online On Safer Internet Day – 10 Tips

This week the world came together to celebrate Safer Internet Day. Personal safety rules still apply online; people often forget that and feel that they are somewhat safe sat behind a keyboard.

However, online criminals can attack in two way; random attacks that are usually motivated for financial reasons and then there is the personal attacks. People can hide behind an anonymous user name and attack somebody they know or target a stranger. Often known as ‘cyberbullying’, this has become more and more common in recent years.

Either way, there are steps you can take to protect yourself whilst using the internet. Below, we share some of our top tips.


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Changing the Face of Personal Safety-The Suzy Lamplugh Trust

The co-founder of the Suzy Lamplugh Trust died peacefully at home this week, aged 87. Paul Lamplugh OBE founded the personal safety focused trust with his wife, Diana, OBE, after the disappearance of their daughter, Suzy, in 1984.

Since then, the trust has worked tirelessly to reduce the risk of violence and aggression to people, and to lobby for awareness of lone worker and personal safety, and stalking.


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