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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Clear and Present Danger
What You Need to Know About Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Location, Location, Location
SoloProtect ID is the first, and currently the only, dedicated lone worker device, to utilise both GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) and A-GNSS (Assisted GNSS) technology. Confusing, right? What does it all mean, and what difference does it make?
It's important to be vigilant when working alone and there are steps that you can take to reduce the risk of danger and harm.
Are you taking lone working seriously?
What's it going to take for you to treat lone working with the seriousness it deserves?