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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 […]
June 22, 2018

What Constitutes a Workplace Hazard?

Anything that has the potential to threaten the wellbeing of an employee is considered a workplace hazard. It’s important not to ignore […]
March 2, 2018
Fatigue Square

What is the cost of fatigue?

It’s quite common for people to feel tired or rundown throughout the day. However excessive tiredness or fatigue can negatively impact performance […]
April 25, 2017
Lone Worker Alphabet Blocks

Lone Working Glossary: Definitions and Jargon Buster

The following glossary will help you familiarise yourself with some of the key terms and definitions used within lone worker safety.
February 3, 2017
Business Case for Lone Working

Business Case for Investment – Lone Working

Our guide for health and safety professional's who want to be able to put forward a clear case for investment in lone worker devices.
December 8, 2016
Book on lone working

Lone Working: Everything an Employer Needs to Know

Everything you need to know. This comprehensive guide to lone working provides straightforward advice and help for employers.
November 21, 2016
Public Facing Lone Workers

Public Facing Lone Workers: Profile, Hazards and Solutions

Public facing lone workers are those who meet and face the general public on a daily basis. This could be in various locations.
November 21, 2016
Fixed site

Fixed-Site Lone Workers: Profile, Hazards and Solutions

Fixed-site lone workers are those who work at a fixed location and often have little contact with other people.
November 18, 2016
Workers on the move

Mobile Lone Workers: Profile, Hazards and Solutions

Mobile lone workers don't work in a fixed location and could be at risk from various elements including the public.
November 18, 2016
NSI BS 8484 Accreditation

Getting To Know BS 8484: A Practical Guide to the Lone Worker Standard

Read our practical guide to BS8484 — the British Standard for the provision of lone worker safety device services.
November 7, 2016
Risks of Lone Working

Risks of Lone Working: How to Identify Risks and Prepare Employees

Whether your lone workers are public facing, mobile or fixed site, you must help minimise their exposure to risk.
September 11, 2016
Nurse working alone

Working Alone: Basic Advice for Employers and Lone Working Staff

Working alone is a daily occurrence for almost 8 million people in the UK. Here are few things to consider.