Integrations with Ok Alone

At Ok Alone we love working with other companies and seeing how our solution and their product can work together to create something wonderful! WhatsApp WhatsApp is one of the formats Monitors can be contacted in if a worker misses a check in or requests help. Monitors are sent a message through WhatsApp detailing who …

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Who is a Lone Worker?

Who is a lone worker

The number of people who are Lone workers has been steadily increasing for the last few years. Recently though, numbers have taken a drastic rise as a result of the pandemic. Who qualifies as a lone worker? A lone worker is classified as someone who works by themselves without close or direct supervision, where they …

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WorkSafeBC update to Work Alone Regulations

WorkSafeBC

WorkSafeBC update to Work Alone regulations We all know that in the province of British Columbia, employers who are under the jurisdiction of the Worker’s Compensation Board (WorkSafeBC) must implement a working alone program if they have workers who are assigned to work alone or in isolation. This requirement has been in place for many …

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Keep Workers Safe by Pairing Microsoft Teams with a Lone Worker Solution

In November of 2016 Microsoft announced a new product ‘Teams’, a unified communication and collaboration platform that combines persistent workplace chat, video meetings, file storage, and application integration. ¹ Microsoft Teams began being widely used by the public in 2017 and has replaced Skype for Business which was retired on the 31st July 2021. What …

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How do I keep Lone Workers Safe?

The best way to keep lone workers safe is to give them a lone worker safety solution! This allows workers to have peace of mind that if anything goes wrong, someone will know and can send help. Lone Worker Safety Solutions The purpose of a Lone Worker Solution is to ensure all workers go home …

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Lone Working in HVAC and the Trades

Technician is checking outdoor air conditioner unit

What are HVAC and the Trades? There are many different occupations that fall into the HVAC and Trades category: Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, Plumbers, Electricians, Roofers, Carpenters and many, many more. The May 2020 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates for the United States has 656,5100 registered Electricians.¹ They also state the number of Heating, …

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