What are the Biggest Dangers to Lone Workers?

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Every line of work presents risks to employees; for lone workers the risks are often greater as they do not have the immediate support of others around them.

Below is an infographic of the most common dangers to workers in the UK according to HSE (Health & Safety Executive):

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Arguably, lone workers are even more vulnerable in the event of the above occurring to them. It is therefore, imperative that a risk assessment be conducted before any work begins. Adequate health and safety measures should be put in place to avoid accidents, such as the above, from happening.

For added peace of mind, consider a lone worker safety device. A device such as the MicroSOS can be used to alert an employer or the emergency services at the push of a button, if an accident does occur.

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