Lone Working Advice

June 16, 2020
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Preparing For Lone Working in the NHS

An increasing number of NHS staff work alone, for some or all of their day, in community settings such as patients’ homes […]
June 16, 2020
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How To Diffuse Aggression – Conflict Resolution Tips

Unfortunately, no matter how good an organisation’s personal safety policies and procedures are, it is still possible that a member of staff […]
June 10, 2020
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What Are The Risks of Being a Live In Carer?

Being a live in carer presents certain safety challenges that should be addressed in a risk assessment, including manual handling and mental health.
May 29, 2020

Health and Safety Advice for Night Shift Workers

Shift work is essential within many industries and services, whether this is down to the need of a continuous production cycle, 24/7 […]
May 20, 2020
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4 Ways To Protect The Mental Health of Lone Workers During A Crisis

In the face of uncertainty and adversity, many of us have had to make significant changes to our everyday lives – take […]
May 15, 2020
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Looking After Mental Wellbeing When Working From Home

The advancement and rise in technology has enabled more job roles and tasks to be completed away from the office. As a […]
May 14, 2020
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Health and Safety Risks When Working in Remote Areas

Generally, a remote area is a location that is a considerable time and distance from help. It can also present some challenging […]
May 6, 2020

Health & Safety Risks For Carers and Care Homes

It’s estimated that around 6.5 million people in the UK are carers which is roughly 1 in 8 adults. Social care workers […]
April 30, 2020

Safety Advice For Private & Public Hire Taxi Drivers

In 2019, the Department for Transport reported that there were 362,600 licenced taxi drivers in the UK – an increase of 0.4% […]
April 20, 2020
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Health & Safety Risks Faced By Cleaners

In 2019, the British Cleaning Council (BCC) reported that the UK cleaning industry employs over 700,000 people and contributes over £24 billion […]
March 25, 2020
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Violence & Lone Working – Risks in the Retail Sector

Although the retail industry isn't typically associated with lone working, there are instances where employees will be working in isolation, making them more vulnerable to attack.
March 9, 2020

Working From Home – Legislation and Health & Safety Risks

Whenever you work from home, whether it's from a dedicated office space, a desk in the corner of the lounge or a spot at the dining room table, you're likely to be classified as a lone worker.
February 19, 2020

How To Improve Warehouse Health & Safety

Working in the warehousing and storage industry has 5 main areas of risk, including falls from height, slips, trips & falls and moving or falling objects.
January 7, 2020

Stalking and Harassment – Definitions, The Law & How To Get Help

Harassment and stalking are similar, but not the same type of offence. Victims can be harassed in a number of different ways, including being stalked.
November 21, 2019
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The Dangers of Driving for Work and Work-Related Road Safety

Driving is a common work task undertaken by a range of employees. Vehicles can be used on work sites to move people […]
October 29, 2019
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Buying, Storing & Selling Fireworks Safely

Fireworks are a popular form of evening entertainment, especially in the winter months with Bonfire Night and New Year’s Eve traditionally celebrated […]
July 12, 2019

5 Questions You May Have About Lone Worker Devices

Deciding on a lone worker solution can be difficult. With so many options available on the market, you want to make sure […]
June 20, 2019
Impact of Lone Working on Mental Health

The Impacts of Lone Working on Mental Health

For some, lone working is a choice – such as those that work from home. However, for most, lone working will be […]
June 13, 2019
MicroSOS Personal safety alarms for lone workers

5 Reasons Why You Should Always Remember Your Lone Worker Device

Your employer has a legal Duty of Care to ensure your safety and well-being at work. With this in mind, it is […]
May 22, 2019
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What Are Britain’s Most Dangerous Workplaces?

According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), last year there were an estimated 694,000 incidents of violence at work, of those, […]