30th April 2024

Lone worker risk assessment

As an employer, it's your duty to keep all your employees as safe as possible at work even when they are working alone or off-site. To do this, you need to do some very serious thinking which is captured in the form of a lone worker risk assessment. In this article, we’ll discuss how employers should go about risk assessments for lone workers as the first step towards keeping them as safe as possible during their workdays.
29th April 2024

Lone working policy: what it is and why you need one

You want to create a healthy, safe workplace for all your employees, and to do so, you’re required to develop a set of policies and procedures. But what is a lone worker policy, what should it cover, and how often should you revise it? Our introduction to lone worker policies answers these questions and more.
4th April 2024

The UK’s lone working legislation explained

Lone workers are people who work on their own without “close or direct supervision.” This means that they are exposed to a higher level of risk, and the UK’s lone working legislation provides guidelines on employers’ responsibilities towards lone workers.