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How To Keep Lone Workers Safe

Lone Worker Safety

Lone workers are hugely common within the UK with almost 8 million of them making up 22% of the workforce – and this figure is constantly on the rise.
Lone working includes remote workers (even those working from home), night/out of office hours workers, contractors and the self-employed, i.e. anyone who does not work under direct supervision and spends some or all of their working day alone would be classed as a lone worker.
These types of workers are extremely vulnerable with statistics from the British Crime Survey highlighting that 150 lone workers are attacked every day with the risks being higher for those who work in a public-facing role. (more…)