Lone Working


Festive period travel

During the festive period, many workers change the way that they travel to and from work. There’s the work Christmas Read More

New lone worker app launches

The Companion application has been developed by the Glasgow-based company to utilise a range of smart phone features to ensure employees working alone are safe from danger. Read More

Sexual harassment in public has become ‘relentless’, MPs warn

A report by the Women and Equalities Parliamentary Select Committee warns that harassment on the street, and in bars, buses and trains is 'deeply ingrained in our culture' and its damage is 'far reaching'. Read More

New York police recall body cameras after explosion

In a statement, the police department said a Vievu model LE-5 body-worn camera worn by an officer exploded during a late-night tour on Sunday evening. Read More

Lone worker safety: Re-inventing the wheel

A look at the impact of stress on lone workers, as well as the notion that some businesses don’t realise they have lone workers in their ranks. Read More

Body cameras issued to Central Bedfordshire Council staff

A total of 21 wearable cameras will be worn by staff, including parking, anti-social behaviour and environmental protection officers from 11 October onwards. Read More

HSE awards lone worker device contract

Safe Shores Monitoring has been awarded a contract by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to provide lone worker protection devices to some of its staff. Read More

Home worker or lone worker?

Worthwhile Training’s Nicole Vazquez suggests employers need to be aware that their home workers are lone workers and should be treated as such, particularly when it comes to mental health and wellbeing. Read More

Review calls for tougher safety rules for minicab drivers

An independent review has called for tougher regulations and rules for taxi drivers to ensure minicab safety, following a series of attacks on passengers. Read More

Local authority launches body-worn camera consultation

Torbay Council has launched a public consultation on whether its staff should have body-worn cameras. The council started trialling the Read More


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Mental Health is...
a current part of my role in health and safety
63%
34
run by another department, but I contribute to policy
19%
10
nothing to do with my department
19%
10