Ok Alone introduces the Lone Worker Safety Awards

Ok Alone have introduced Safety Awards, an engaging way to help workers stay safe, while using their lone worker protection system. It allows workers to log their safe practises and compete with colleagues and companies across the world. At the end of each month, the worker’s usage in the Ok Alone system is collated and reviewed, they are awarded …

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Why You Need a Lone Worker App for Check Ins

Why you need a Lone Worker App for Check Ins

A vital aspect of any lone worker monitoring procedure is the actual ‘check in’. Why you need a lone worker check in system By legislation in the UK and in many Canadian provinces, lone workers must be monitored for safety reasons. Here is some information about how you, as an employer, can devise and establish …

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How can a Lone Worker App Protect Your People in High-Risk Situations?

Ok Alone lone worker monitoring High Risk Check-ins

Lone workers face greater risks than those who have co-workers nearby. Without support they may be unable to get immediate assistance in case of injury, incapacity or another type of emergency situation. Why do I need a lone worker app? A work alone safety device, such as a lone worker app, ensures employees have a …

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Lone worker alarms and escalation procedures | Ok Alone Worker

Escalation procedure

An escalation procedure is one of the most important elements of your workplace safety policy. It’s an action plan that outlines exactly what to do when a lone worker calls for help, or when they’re overdue, unaccounted for, and non-contactable. The support team needs to react quickly when lone worker alarms go off, and they …

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Does your team really need a lone worker safety system?

lone worker safety system

Manufacturing industry and factory workers can be exposed to a wide range of dangerous situations and risks to their safety increase when they are working alone.  Performing equipment maintenance, handling raw or in-process materials, and using heavy machinery are just some of the everyday tasks where a lone worker safety system could ensure that you and your co-workers go home safely at the end of a shift.

 

Lone Worker Monitoring System

What is a lone worker monitoring system and do you, as an employer, need one?

Workers in remote locations, at high risk job sites or providing services in private residences, face threats to their safety. What are a few things that you should consider when setting up a lone worker system to protect your employees?