Lone Working Advice

March 25, 2020
Retail Lone Working

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
Lorry driver behind the wheel

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
Sparkler firework alight

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

Over the last decade or so, there’s been a lot of talk about lone working. This is as a result of the […]
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
violence workplace

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, […]
March 27, 2019
food manufacturing

The Risks of Working in the Food Manufacturing Industry

The food industry is one of the UK’s largest manufacturing sectors, contributing billions of pounds to the UK economy every year. Such […]
December 11, 2018

Are You Prepared For Driving This Winter?

The winter months can bring about snow and ice for many areas of the UK. Make sure you are always prepared for […]
December 4, 2018
struck by injuries

Top Tips to Prevent ‘Struck By’ Injuries in the Workplace

Struck by injuries are the third largest reason for workplace injuries in the UK after manual handling and slips. The Health and […]
November 27, 2018

A few things you should never do when lone working…

When lone working, you can be exposed to greater risk than when working in a team. Without the added assistance of a […]
November 22, 2018

What does the cold weather mean for employee safety?

It doesn’t matter if you are an indoor or outdoor worker, the cold can affect your health. The law does not stipulate […]
November 14, 2018

Your Safety Guide to Working in Remote Areas

Working in remote areas can be a risky business for many workers. What is a remote area? This can be defined as […]
November 8, 2018
can you afford not to protect your workers?

Can You Afford Not To Protect Your Workers?

Last year, UK employers were fined a total of £72.6 million for failing to meet health and safety guidelines. Can you afford […]
October 31, 2018
HR Professional

A HR Professionals Guide to Accidents in the Workplace

According to the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, it is the requirement of the employer to ensure that the working […]
October 24, 2018
dangers to lone workers

What are the Biggest Dangers to Lone Workers?

Every line of work presents risks to employees; for lone workers the risks are often greater as they do not have the […]
October 17, 2018

How to Work Safely at Height Using MEWPs

What is a MEWP? MEWP is an acronym for Mobile Elevator Working Platforms; a piece of machinery that is used for completing […]