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21 May, 2024 | Legislation & Responsibilities, Lone Working, Risk Assessment
In the five-step guide to conducting a risk assessment, during step two – identifying who is at risk from hazards – lone workers may have been identified as people at increased…
14 May, 2024 | Advice
Unfortunately, no matter how good an organisation’s personal safety policies and procedures are, a member of staff could find themselves in a situation with an aggressive member of the public…
8 May, 2024 | Advice
Workplace safety is crucial for every business, yet injuries remain common. These incidents not only affect employee wellbeing, but also impact productivity and financial stability. Here, we outline ten common…
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16 Apr, 2024 | Lone Working
For employees who work alone, a personal safety app allows them to raise an alarm in an emergency, keep managers informed with their location and provides peace of mind that…
9 Apr, 2024 | Home/Hybrid Working
The concept of the 'workplace' has undergone a transformation. For many the ‘workplace’ now includes home and the office. According to the Chartered Institute of Personal Development (CIPD), 83% of…
2 Apr, 2024 | Advice, General
Ensuring the safety of employees should be a top priority for all organisations, and with the moral and legal arguments for investing in safety being more clear than ever, investing…
19 Mar, 2024 | General
89% of the 3 million workers employed across 300,000 retail outlets have experienced violence or abuse at work, according to research by the British Retail Consortium. This equates to over…
12 Mar, 2024 | Legislation & Responsibilities
The introduction of the Worker Protection (Amendment of Equality Act 2010) Act 2023 signifies a notable shift in UK workplace discrimination laws. This new legislation marks one of the most…
5 Mar, 2024 | Body Worn Cameras
Violence and aggression against NHS personnel is prevalent, affecting 37% of healthcare workers every month. These incidents significantly affect staff’s physical and psychological wellbeing, recruitment and retention, and can impact…
27 Feb, 2024 | Advice, Legislation & Responsibilities, General
Abuse towards employees, particularly in roles such as retail, hospitality and healthcare has risen sharply since the pandemic. When faced with threatening situations, protecting yourself is a basic human instinct…

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