Lone Working


Extraction system could have prevented lone worker’s asphyxiation

Chelsea & Westminster NHS Trust and Imperial College London have been fined after the death of a lone worker. Read More

Brent Council fined £100k after lone worker policy failure

A local authority has been fined after two of its social workers were assaulted on a home visit by the mother of a vulnerable child they were visiting. Read More

Suzy’s Code: One year on

Last year, to mark the 30-year anniversary of Suzy Lamplugh’s disappearance, the charity set up in her name launched Suzy's Code to draw attention to personal safety procedures. Here it looks at the impact of the scheme. Read More

What is personal safety?

In the second of its series of blog posts, the Suzy Lamplugh Trust looks at the issue of personal safety in the workplace. Read More

Lone Working: Supporting policies with technology

In the first of a series of monthly blogs on lone working, the Suzy Lamplugh Trust looks at how technology can assist policies. Read More

Report: Safety ‘big concern’ for Care Quality Commission

One of the Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) ‘biggest concerns’ is about patient safety and risk assessment in specialist mental health […] Read More

£1.8m fine after lone worker drowns in “accident waiting to happen”

South West Water have been fined £1.8 million following the death of lone worker, Robert Geach, who drowned in a filtration tank. […] Read More

Westminster attack – how did you know your staff were safe?

By Rachel Griffin, CEO, Suzy Lamplugh Trust It was a source of great comfort and confidence to me on the […] Read More

Lone worker experts team up to offer new initiatives

Lone worker experts Peoplesafe and Worthwhile Training have teamed up with to introduce a range of innovative safety training initiatives. Read More

Employee violence and civil litigation

By Walter Brennan In an increasingly litigious workplace, not only can employers be sued for sacking an employee without good […] Read More



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