Why has your company introduced a lone worker system?

(It’s safety, not tracking) Companies that are serious about their duty of care provide employees with lone worker systems as part of their personal protective equipment (PPE). This provides workers with support when they are in locations where particular risks cannot be completely avoided. Lone worker apps, with help buttons, have proven effective in the …

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Expand Ok Alone’s lone worker functionality with Zapier’s Zaps

Ok Alone already has many features – but now you can expand your lone worker functionality with Zapier. As a Zapier partner you can link actions from your favourite apps with our lone worker solution, including starting a shift, checking in and requesting help. What is the Zapier Platform? The Zapier platform allows connections to …

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The importance of lone worker training and engagement of staff

When you have lone workers in your company it is really important they are equipped with a lone worker solution. The solution needs to give workers a way to communicate with supervisors throughout their shift and alert someone if there are any problems or safety risks. Introducing a lone worker safety solution to the workforce …

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Protect your Lone Workers with a Spot Device and Ok Alone

The Spot Satellite Devices from Globalstar can be used together with Ok Alone to help keep lone workers safe. Spot devices use both GPS and Globalstar’s own satellites to transmit locations and messages. They offer different levels of service plans, but each supported device works well with Ok Alone; a favourite of ours is the …

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What do people mean when they say ‘Lone Worker’ in the Logistics industry?

Many industries across the world are recognising that more and more people are required or are choosing to work on their own these days. As a result of that, those people are referred to as ‘lone workers’. Who could be considered a lone worker? Field staff who are working off site Warehouse workers who work …

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Learn about Safety for the UK’s Electrician Lone Workers

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The most recent data from Statista.com shows there were 259,000 people employed as electricians in the UK during 2019 ¹ Being an electrician means frequently working alone, either on sites, in warehouses, buildings or in people’s homes. But are employers looking out for these lone workers and how do you ensure an electrician’s safety? Dangers …

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How Municipalities use Ok Alone

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Within a municipality, city or town there are many, many jobs that need to be taken care of. These jobs are done by civil servants who work directly for their local government. The roles can vary from librarian to health visitor, from grounds keeper to social worker, but one thing these jobs have in common …

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Are You Getting Your Municipality Value For Money?

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Local Government Responsibilities Within a municipality there are many departments each with their own committee or board. Each council could have for instance school, libraries, social services and health boards, transportation board, parks board, water and wastewater boards. As well as having responsibility for the upkeep of facilities like garbage collection systems, fire departments and community centres.   …

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