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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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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

The Future of Lone Worker Solutions?

While many lone worker devices currently capture live audio, it's clear a live video stream will give a solution provider a clearer picture, allowing for a faster emergency response.

Craig Swallow

By Craig Swallow, Managing Director, SoloProtect
Posted on August 10 2017

Personal Safety Culture: The Key to Success

GUEST BLOG - Suzy Lamplugh Trust Chief Executive, Rachel Griffin, discusses personal safety culture and the key to protecting your lone working employees.

Rachel Griffin

By Rachel Griffin, Chief Executive Suzy Lamplugh Trust
Posted on August 2 2017

Born Slippy

Employees that have tasks working at heightened distances should be well trained and be aware of the risk that they face. The focus of this blog is to inform employers of the risk their employees face working from height by providing risk assessment tips.

Shaun Keyzers

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

Shiny Happy People

A national employee survey by job site Glassdoor has revealed the worst companies to work for in the UK, and employees at three of these companies have cited lone working as one of the reasons behind their despondency.

Shaun Keyzers

By Shaun Keyzers, Content Marketing Executive, SoloProtect
Posted on July 14 2017

Clear and Present Danger

What You Need to Know About Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Shaun Keyzers

By Shaun Keyzers, Content Marketing Executive, SoloProtect
Posted on July 7 2017