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
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?
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.