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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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.
Make the Most of your Time
For those lucky enough to be able to continue working, this could involve working from home, which is potentially a new and often daunting task.
Bridging the Gap
As well as the financial cost to a company it’s also important to look at what retail crime means at a human level, how crime can impact retail employees.
Out of sight, out of mind?
Homeworkers are here to stay, let’s ensure their safety isn’t forgotten.
‘Winter depression’, or to give it its proper name, Seasonal Affective Disorder, can impact an individual in many ways and at this time of the year it’s important to consider if it’s having any bearing on you and your workforce.