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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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Small but Mighty

Why we've decided to introduce a fob style device to the market

Craig Swallow

By Craig Swallow, Managing Director, SoloProtect
Posted on January 18 2018

New Year, More Informed You

Nothing marks a new year like the swathes of New Year's resolutions; so, how can you actually bring about much-needed change in your life?

Olivia Kinney

By Olivia Kinney, Marketing Executive SoloProtect
Posted on December 29 2017

Staying Safe During this Festive Season

December is a magical time, and there is much to appreciate during the holiday season. However, this time of year also brings with it an increased chance of risk.

Olivia Kinney

By Olivia Kinney, Marketing Executive SoloProtect
Posted on December 21 2017

How to Reduce Worker and Employer Risks in Retail

The term "lone worker" typically refers to an employee venturing off-site to fulfil certain work obligations, such as an electrician or a social worker. Few people realise this term also applies to retail workers, as often they may work alone for periods

Daphne Simonson

By Daphne Simonson, Director of Marketing SoloProtect LLC
Posted on December 20 2017

Stay Safe on Black Friday

Ah, Black Friday. The day of rude and exhilarating awakening to the Christmas shopping season, fraught with traffic and long lines, anxieties over the best deals and the perfect gifts, and a sense of us versus them as survival instincts take over. For man

Olivia Kinney

By Olivia Kinney, Marketing Executive SoloProtect
Posted on November 24 2017

Cyber Threats

Last week at SoloProtect we had our annual recertification audit for Cyber Essentials Plus, and on the back of passing an NSI Alarm Receiving Centre audit last month, I'm pleased to announce we successfully passed.

Mark Smith

By Mark Smith, Director of IT & Infrastructure SoloProtect
Posted on November 2 2017

All the Leaves are Brown

The weather's changing so it's time to start thinking differently about the way we dynamically assess our working environment.

Shaun Keyzers

By Shaun Keyzers, Content Marketing Executive, SoloProtect
Posted on October 25 2017

Setting the Standard

Audits can be tedious, they can be very time consuming and stressful, with vast amounts of confusing, technical jargon. But there's a very good reason for having them.

Craig Swallow

By Craig Swallow, Managing Director, SoloProtect
Posted on October 16 2017

Lone Working in Healthcare

Private and public healthcare organisations frequently rely on a workforce that engages with, and is often based within the local community. This means staff are frequently travelling, potentially working in the evening or at weekends, and can be working

Shaun Keyzers

By Shaun Keyzers, Content Marketing Executive, SoloProtect
Posted on September 8 2017

Lone Working in Retail

Anyone that's worked in the retail sector is well aware of how varied and wide-ranging the job roles are, this also means that the nature of risk faced by employees can differ greatly.

Shaun Keyzers

By Shaun Keyzers, Content Marketing Executive, SoloProtect
Posted on August 31 2017