How can a software based panic button help office workers?

Alone in office after hours

Elena works in the office of a small company. One day, while working late, she finds herself in an escalating confrontation with a disgruntled co-worker who becomes increasingly aggressive and verbally abusive. Feeling threatened and concerned for her safety, Elena discreetly activates the panic button on her computer screen. As soon as the panic button …

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Man Down / Worker Down App to Keep Workers Safe

Man down warehouse

One of the best tools a lone worker can have is a Man Down App. The app uses existing smartphone technology to alert a supervisor if someone is in trouble or if there is a loss of consciousness. Having this capability, in a single device, in your pocket, gives lone and remote workers the added …

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Streamline Your Workflow by Integrating a Lone Worker App

As a business owner or manager, you know that efficient workflows are crucial to your success. But what happens when your team includes lone workers, such as those who work remotely, on-call, or in hazardous environments? Without the right tools, managing these workers can be a challenge. That’s where a lone worker app comes in. …

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How to choose a Lone Worker App: Pricing and Features

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Knowing where your staff are and that they are well is pretty important. This becomes even more important in the case of staff who work remotely or in isolation. To ensure that these employees remain connected, protected, and monitored, companies have turned to lone worker apps. These powerful tools provide a range of features designed …

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What are the Hazards of Lone Working?

worker running towards a man hurt by hazard when lone working

Lone workers, by the nature of their job, often face unique challenges and hazards in their day-to-day work environment. They navigate these risks without the immediate support of colleagues or supervisors which makes their safety an even more pressing concern. This article aims to shed light on the various hazards that lone workers encounter, including …

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The Role of a Lone Worker System in Protecting Your Employees and Creating a Safer Workplace

Lone Worker Safety for Office and Retail Staff​

As an employer duty of care extends beyond the traditional office or worksite to include remote or lone workers who operate in secluded or hazardous environments. To address this concern, a comprehensive safety solution, the lone worker monitoring system, was developed to monitor and protect lone workers. This system provides employers with real-time insights into …

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Be Safe and Secure by Prioritizing Lone Worker Security

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The importance of prioritizing lone worker safety Lone workers are constantly exposed to a wide range of safety risks, including accidents, injuries, and even violent attacks. With no immediate backup or support, these workers are at a higher risk of serious harm or injury. Therefore, it’s essential to prioritize their safety and well-being. By prioritizing …

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24/7 Safety Monitoring for Lone Workers

24-7 lone worker monitoring

Ok Alone’s 24/7 safety monitoring for Lone Workers offers an unparalleled layer of protection, enabling lone workers to perform regular check-ins through the app. Thus ensuring swift action through automated alerts to designated monitors if a check-in is missed or an emergency situation arises. This comprehensive system extends safety monitoring beyond simple check-ins, incorporating features …

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Safety Monitoring Dashboard for Lone Workers

lone worker system dashboard

Ok Alone’s employee safety app works in conjunction with a fully integrated cloud-based dashboard.  The Dashboard provides real-time information on the location and status of the workforce. The Ok Alone Dashboard, designed for lone worker safety, offers real-time GPS location tracking, enabling employers to promptly respond to emergencies.  Workers’ statuses are visible, displaying if they …

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Our Safe Worker App supports Lone Worker Safety with Real-Time Monitoring

Lone Worker Protection for Farmers and Agriculture Workers​

As modern work environments continue to evolve, and people become increasingly isolated the importance of implementing cutting-edge solutions to address the safety concerns of lone workers becomes more and more important. The role of promoting safety and security for these workers, has been taken on by innovative safe worker apps that are revolutionizing the way …

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How a Lone Worker Alarm Can Ensure Safety and Peace of Mind with 24/7 Protection

lone worker app for enterprise

Employees who work in remote or isolated environments without direct supervision or easy access to immediate assistance are referred to as lone workers. These workers face distinctive safety challenges and ensuring their safety and well-being should be a top priority for employers who have a legal and moral responsibility to protect their workers. One solution …

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The Advantages of a Lone Worker App to improve Workforce Safety

In the last decade partly due to rapid advancements in technology and interconnectedness lone working has become increasingly common. Lone workers are those who often operate in remote, off-hour or hazardous environments, thereby experiencing safety challenges that differ from those faced by their colleagues. To help lone workers mobile applications have been developed to enhance …

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The Lone Worker App that improves Workforce Safety and Monitoring

Transform your smartphone into a comprehensive lone worker safety device with the Ok Alone app. This innovative solution includes a panic button for emergencies, timed check-ins for regular safety verification, and GPS location monitoring to ensure your whereabouts are always known. It’s designed to keep you safe and connected, no matter where your work takes …

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The Importance of Lone Worker Monitoring: Ensuring Safety and Compliance in the Modern Workplace

why you need lone worker monitoring

Why you need Lone Worker Monitoring  In order to ensure the safety of your employees you need a modern lone worker system that doesn’t rely on manual check-ins or the buddy system, which are unreliable methods. Instead, you need to choose a lone worker monitoring solution with multiple connectivity options that is specifically designed to address …

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Maximizing Workforce Safety: How Our Lone Worker Solution Can Help

Lone Worker Safety for Construction​

Ensuring the safety of employees is a crucial responsibility for any organization. However, it can be particularly challenging when it comes to lone workers. These individuals often work in isolation, making them more vulnerable to serious injuries in an accident or emergency. To address this concern, our company created a unique lone worker solution that …

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Lone Worker Protection: Keep Your Staff Safe with a Smartphone App

The workplace is evolving rapidly, and as a result, an increasing number of employees find themselves working alone in hazardous environments. This can be attributed to a variety of factors, including remote work arrangements, flexible schedules, and job requirements that entail visiting client sites or working in the field. While this type of work can …

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Updated Changes to BS 8484 for 2022


What is BS 8484? In 2011 the British Standard BS 8484:2011 was introduced as the ‘Provision of lone worker device (LWD) services. Code of practice’ after an increase in the demand for lone worker protection and formed the basis for the police response to lone worker systems. The implementation of BS8484:2011 was to cut down …

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Ensuring Safety in the Workplace with Employee Safety Monitoring from Ok Alone

employee safety monitoring

Employee safety monitoring is essential for businesses to protect their employees and ensure they are safe while performing their jobs. With the rise of remote and flexible work arrangements, complete workforce visibility with worker safety monitoring is crucial for businesses to fulfil their duty of care. By implementing worker safety monitoring, businesses can improve employee …

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