Easy Check-In for Lone Workers with the Ok Alone Desktop App

Desktop Help Button App Home Screen

There are many ways to use the OK Alone lone worker solution: app, SMS, landline, satellite phone and desktop. This last one is perhaps the least well known. For lone workers who work remotely, not necessarily out and about, but based in one location, the desktop version of the Ok Alone system is perfect. The …

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Keep Workers Safe using 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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Desktop On Screen Panic Button for Lone Workers

On Screen Panic Button Software for Lone Workers

Imagine you’re at work in your office. You’re having a meeting with one of your clients. The client is getting angrier and angrier. They stand up between you and the door. No one can hear what is happening. The client knocks your phone off the desk. What are you going to do? You’re going to …

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Working from Home – Tips from the Ok Alone Team

lone worker safety system

Working from home can be hard. If you are not used to it, it can be difficult not to be distracted and go off task. Some of our lone worker app team have been working from home for years, so we wanted to share some things you can do to make it easier for yourself. …

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Will I have to Self-isolate or self-quarantine?

What is self-isolating or self-quarantining? The terms ‘self-isolate or self-quarantine’ mean to completely remove yourself from society. Should I self-isolate or self-quarantine? Symptoms of the virus are a fever, continuous dry cough and trouble breathing. If you or anyone in your household develops symptoms of Covid-19, then you need to self-isolate or self-quarantine immediately for …

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Social Distancing for Lone Workers

social distancing for lone workers

What is social distancing and what does it mean for you? More and more events like football games, festivals, weddings and parties are being cancelled across the U.K. This is not a plan to ruin your summer, it is for the greater good and an effort to encourage Social Distancing. What is Social Distancing? Social …

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