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Another Successful LWSE Event!

28th October 2019

Safety, Security and Wellbeing: All key issues for lone workers This year’s Lone Worker Safety Expo conference was held at the historic King’s Fund building in Central London. Kristen Gasser was there to join in the day’s activities. The 2019 Lone Worker Safety Conference opened this year with our host Nicole Vazquez canvassing the audience…

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Keeping sexual harassment out of the workplace

7th October 2019

Sexual harassment can affect anyone in the workplace, however lone workers may, by the very nature of being alone, be more at risk from both an incident occurring in the first place and the impact that an incident can have (physically and psychologically). George Stavrinidis is Chief Executive Officer of Lone Worker Solutions and he…

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The Business Benefits of Safe and Happy Lone Workers

4th October 2019

Rather than purely concentrating on the risks to lone workers, we feel it is important to recognise (and reap) the business benefits of safe and happy lone workers. This article from Mathew Colley, Sales & Marketing Manager, at LONEALERT extols some of the benefits of addressing the risks in a positive way… Safe and Happy…

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Challenges of Implementing Lone Worker Safety Solutions

30th September 2019

Many organisations today, utilise lone worker safety solutions in the form of devices or apps to help them support and keep in touch with their lone workers.  These can be especially useful when workers are out and about in the community, travelling or visiting clients. But sometimes implementing these systems can be challenging for organisations…

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Mobile Devices: a risk to mobile workers?

25th September 2019

After 25 years in this job, I thought I had a good understanding of the key risks that are faced by lone workers. Violence, aggression, medical emergencies, harassment, falls, stress, isolation… Then I was introduced to Ed Milnes and in a quick five-minute conversation he gave me something else to think about – a risk…

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Travelling alone brings additional risks for workers: so who is ensuring their safety overseas?

19th September 2019

Whatever the job role in whatever industry, lone working presents its own particular risks. But when overseas travel or trips to unfamiliar locations are thrown into the mix, the list of potential hazards skyrockets. Political instability, terrorism and kidnap threats, language barriers, jet lag and the increased potential of being targeted by criminals attracted to…

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A day in the life of a lone worker…

16th September 2019

What does a day the in the life of a lone worker look like exactly? Well how long have you got for us to explain? The challenge is there is no such thing as a typical lone worker. They may be someone working totally alone, travelling out and about in the community, they may be…

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Article on Lone Workers in IOSH Magazine

8th September 2019

Nicole Vazquez and Christine Morrison co-authored this article on Lone Workers for the IOSH magazine on 28th August 2019. We thought it was so useful we would share… Out of sight is not out of mind Organisations that do not educate managers on the potential hazards, legal responsibilities and business benefits of effectively managing the…

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Simple but effective lone working controls

30th August 2019

Sometimes managing lone working risks can seems very complicated and onerous. When it comes to managing lone working risks sometimes simple is better. Peoplesafe, one of our new exhibitors this year, have provided a series of quick and easy tips to consider when lone working. Here are some of their ideas for simple ‘Do’s and…

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Confused about Lone Worker Protection Solutions?

19th August 2019

Are you confused about Lone Worker Protection Solutions? Rebecca Pick from Pick Protection shares her views on some of the perceptions and misconceptions.

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