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Identify your lone workers – not as easy as it sounds!

30th July 2019

Sometimes businesses find it hard to identify all of their lone workers, and it is no surprise as this may not be as easy as it sounds. But, failing to identify staff that work alone can have an impact on how the risks associated with lone working are managed and ultimately the safety, security and wellbeing of staff.

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Violence in Housing is on the increase – and it should never be part of the job

18th July 2019

Rob Harris from SoloProtect talks about some worrying findings on aggression and violence in the Housing Sector.

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Can Body-Worn Video Protect Lone Workers?

15th July 2019

We spoke with Chris Allcard from Reliance Protect who believes body-worn video challenges and resets the basic principles of lone worker safety protection.

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The Role of Managers in Protecting Lone Workers

24th June 2019

Christine Morrison shares her research findings on just why Line Managers are so important when it comes to the safety of lone workers.

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Managing Mental Wellbeing of Lone Workers

17th June 2019

One of the three strands that we are focusing on this year at the Lone Worker Safety Expo Conference is ‘wellbeing’.  For lone workers there are specific issues around being isolated from other colleagues and the stresses and potential mental health problems that this may create. Duncan Spencer, Head of Advice & Practice for IOSH…

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Frontline Staff need skills to manage aggression – and we need to train them!

14th June 2019

Worthwhile Training share some of their thoughts on training staff to manage aggression and violence.

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Our Host speaks to Lone Alert

4th June 2019

Although she was busy running the Lone Worker Theatre at the Health and Safety Event at the NEC in April, Nicole Vazquez Director of Worthwhile Training and our host for October 15th, still found time to have a quick chat with the guys from Lone Alert. Asked about her thoughts on the legislation surrounding lone…

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NEC Health and Safety Event

11th April 2019

The LWSE Conference Team have just spent a fantastic three days hosting the Lone Worker Theatre at The Health and Safety Event at the NEC. With the vast majority of sessions ‘full and standing’ and audiences asking some great questions. We couldn’t be happier! Expert speakers at this years Lone Worker Theatre covered topics including;…

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Health and Safety Executive to Open this Year’s Lone Worker Conference

25th January 2019

We are thrilled that the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) will be supporting the Lone Worker Safety Expo Conference again this year and that Barbara Hockey, HSE’s Policy Lead for Vulnerable Workers, will be delivering our opening address. Last year Barbara’s excellent presentation outlined the regulator’s approach to Lone Working, particularly looking at how health…

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Thank you for helping make the 2018 event a great success!

28th October 2018

Well I can’t believe how time flies…it seems like only yesterday we were doing the last minute preparation for the LONE WORKER SAFETY Expo Conference 2018 and now it’s all over…until next year! We had a great day and according to the feedback we have received, so did the delegates. So, thank you to the…

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