Lone Working


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

Prison sentences to double for attacks on emergency staff

Government announces new law to help protect workers. Anyone who attacks an emergency service worker will be jailed for twice as long, under a new law which is bring brought in to crackdown on abuse. Read More

Providing additional safeguards for lone workers

Working by yourself in a remote location presents a set of challenges both for employers and the lone workers. It is estimated that there are 8 million lone workers in the UK which represents about 20% of the UK workforce. Read More

‘We’re going to disrupt the existing market for lone worker safety’: In conversation with Leo Scott Smith from Tended.

There has been an explosion in the number of lone worker safety devices coming to market recently, which aim to Read More

Police chiefs pledge to ‘root out’ sexual harassment

The National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) has promised to act over high levels of sexual harassment among staff after a new report revealed the scale of the issue. Read More

Cheshire police officers to receive body camera training

All frontline police officers in Cheshire are to be trained on how to use the force’s new body-worn video (BWV) cameras. Read More

Four reasons why emergency services should wear body cameras

Many police constabularies across the UK have been wearing body worn cameras for several years and now other organisations have begun to adopt them, especially those that employ lone workers. Read More

MPs call for action to tackle sexual harassment in the workplace

A group of MPs has called on the Government to introduce a new duty on employers to prevent harassment at work. Read More

‘Farmers can make small changes that will significantly reduce risk’: In conversation with NFU Vice President Stuart Roberts

To mark Farm Safety Week (16 – 20 July), SHP Online spoke with the Vice President of the National Farmers Union (NFU) and Chairman of the Farm Safety Partnership, Stuart Roberts. Read More

Lone working: Farming amongst the most hazardous occupations

Agriculture still has the highest rate of fatalities in Britain and farm workers over 65 are the most vulnerable, according to HSE stats. Read More


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