Here are the lone working and work alone acts and regulations found in the United Kingdom. We cover all the lone worker policy and legislation we have found for United Kingdom, including the guidence from the UK Health and Safety Executive. The UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE) defines lone workers as “those who work …
The HSE has released their latest figures about UK health and safety – and the results may be surprising for some. The annual HSE report always makes for sobering reading. The good news is that health and safety standards continue to improve – but as always there is still room for improvement. What may be …
The handling of biowaste by lone workers is an area we hear more about each month. Health and Safety Guidelines across Canada, USA, UK Australia and New Zealand all cover the unique risks assosiciated with biowaste. In this blog, the team at SafetyON have kindly shared their thoughts on the subject. ————————- There are several …
How Will the New 2016 Help Great Britain Work Well Strategy Impact Your Business?
With the publication of the 2016 Help Great Britain Work Well Strategy we are seeing a renewed focus brought to occupational health and safety in the UK. This document outlines new goals and strategies for protecting and supporting workers and aims to streamline health and safety processes so that they function better, rather than just
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.
Discover the Latest in Lone Worker Safety Technology from Europe's Industry Leaders
Thousands attended the recent IFSEC 2016 trade show at the Excel Exhibition Centre in London, the biggest show in the UK for the security industry with over 600 exhibitors. A plethora of new and newly upgraded systems, safety apps and tools were shared with interested visitors from across the globe.
Health and social care professionals met in London June 29-30 at the 2016 Health + Care Conference to learn about new ways to deliver healthcare and improve productivity in the delivery of health services. Advances in technology provide a multitude of new tools and integrated systems that can improve not only patient care, but also support the well-being and safety of health care workers.
Retail is less regulated than other high risk industries, but it has its share of risks too. Retail is public facing. You don't know who is coming in off the streets. Combined with long opening hours, cash handling and sometimes staff working on their own you end up with some significant safety challenges.