Lone Working with Amazon Alexa & Echo Devices from Ok Alone

The lone worker solution from Ok Alone now works with Alexa on all Echo devices, including the Echo Dot and Echo Plus.

What is Alexa?

Alexa is a cloud-based voice service from Amazon. Alexa is the brain behind Amazon Echo and other Alexa-enabled devices. Using Alexa is as simple as asking a question—just ask, and Alexa will respond instantly. Meet Alexa

View our Ok Alone lone worker skill here

How would I use Alexa with the Ok Alone Lone Worker Solution?

Working alone at home or with an Alexa dot or similar device? You can easily connect your Alexa device to your Ok Alone lone worker account using our Ok Alone skill and then manage your status by telling Alexa your current status.

How do I use Ok Alone with Alexa?

Once your dot device is connected to your Ok Alone account with our Alexa skill you are ready to get started.

Starting my Lone Worker Shift with Amazon Alexa

To start your shift say to your Alexa device. “Alexa, ask Ok Alone to start my shift“. Alexa will then respond with your check in time.

How to start your lone worker shift with Alexa and Ok Alone
How to start your lone worker shift with Alexa and Ok Alone

How to Check In with Alexa

To check in as a lone worker say the following to Alexa. “Alexa, ask Ok Alone to start my shift”. Alexa will then respond with your new check in time.

How to check in as a lone worker with Alexa and Ok Alone
How to check in as a lone worker with Alexa and Ok Alone

How to get help with Alexa and the Ok Alone lone worker Solution

To get help say the following “Alexa, ask Ok Alone for rescue”. 
It is important to use the word rescue. Alexa will then send a help alert to all your monitors and live monitoring if your account uses this service.

How to get get help as a lone worker status with Alexa and Ok Alone
How to get get help as a lone worker status with Alexa and Ok Alone

Get your lone worker Status with Alexa

To get your current status ask “Alexa, ask Ok Alone for my status”. Alexa will then respond with your current status, which may be your check in time or that you are not working.

How to get your work alone status with Alexa and Ok Alone
How to get your work alone status with Alexa and Ok Alone

We are continuing to work with Alexa to improve our Ok Alone solution. Did you know you can try Ok Alone for free and we also have lone worker apps for both Android and iPhone ?

View our Alexa Skill here

Lone worker app for Amazon Alexa