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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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.
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)