SoloProtect Lone Worker Blog
A blog about all things lone worker.
Welcome to the SoloProtect Lone Worker blog, here we'll leave information, opinion, pass comment in relation to the issues affecting the lone worker industry, trends around standards, best practice, and risks to lone workers and the businesses and industries employing staff who work alone.
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How might further restrictions impact on the safety of our workforce?
Rise in attack statistics and concerns around a second wave suggests our frontline workers will need increased safety provision, sooner rather than later.
Back to life?
The start of September is always a marker for change, with the end of the holiday season, kids back to school - it is always a serious month.
Who’s looking after the wellbeing of the frontline workforce?
Early evidence suggests an increase in depression, substance misuse and post-traumatic stress disorder amongst front-line employees. Who’s looking after the people tasked with looking after us?
How will your workers challenge anti-mask behaviour from customers?
With the prospect of a £100 fine if customers refuse to wear one, how is that likely to be enforced in-store?
Ensuring your Business is Taking the Right Steps
Covid-19 has changed the way we work and is set to have a lasting impact moving forward. Is your company taking the right steps?
A New Way of Working?
As the government begin easing lockdown restrictions on 'non-essential' retail stores, is it time to get used to a new way of working?
Returning to Work, but Still Alone?
What will new lone working roles look like? And how do we ensure that we are taking appropriate measures to ensure the safety, security and wellbeing of our lone workers in the ‘new norm’?
Things Have Changed
One thing that looks likely is they’ll be more of us working alone in the coming months, and very possibly much further into the future. No matter what your experience of lone working is, it’s important to be prepared.
During the Covid-19 pandemic lone worker PPE is as relevant as ever. A large percentage of the lone working population are still working and face the same risks as before.
Verbal abuse and aggression means that using all PPE, including lone worker technology, has never been more important right now.