lone worker


Improving safety for lone workers

The Ninja lone worker folding platform, a secure podium alternative to hop ups and short ladders, can be seen at Safety & Health Expo. 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

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

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

‘It is important that employers stay in regular communication with remote workers’

Recent figures show UK businesses lose £100m every year due to work-related stress, depression and anxiety. There is a risk that these issues could develop more frequently amongst staff who are tasked with working remotely. 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

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



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