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In the news: Lone worker suffers fatal head injuries

Aer Lingus has been fined €250,000 following the death of an employee at Dublin Airport in 2014. The incident On 5th November, Cargo driver John Murray, was carrying out work unloading cargo at a warehouse. With access to the designated … Read More

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Creating a positive safety culture

Humans by nature are highly influenced by our environment and those around us. When entering a new workplace, we are likely to adapt to our surroundings rather than go against the flow, even if it means ignoring the rules that … Read More

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Guide to getting employees on board with safety devices

Providing your lone workers with a safety solution is a great step to take as a business. But whether you have just begun your search or have already rolled out a solution, you may be concerned about experiencing resistance from … Read More

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Tips for ensuring employee wellbeing

Much of the debate around lone working focuses on physical safety and ways to keep employees protected remotely. However, lone and remote worker mental wellbeing often remains unaddressed. Yet remote workers miss out on a number of factors that benefit … Read More

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The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015: A year on

Today marks a year since the introduction of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 and employees are beginning to see positive changes in their workplace. A survey of 776 industry professionals conducted by Safeguard, has provided some insight … Read More

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Employer vs. employee: where does H&S responsibility lie?

Health and safety legislation around the world clearly states that every business is responsible for the safety and wellbeing of their employees. However, there is often mention of employees taking responsibility for their own safety and that of those around … Read More

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Check-in calls vs. check-in technology

Manual check-in calls are one of the most common methods used to monitor the safety of employees who work alone. Check-in calls are commonly scheduled at timed intervals throughout the day or before and after entering a work site. While … Read More

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58% of workers are unaware of basic health and safety rules

A nationwide poll has revealed a worrying lack of health and safety knowledge, with 58% of workers admitting they did not know the basic health and safety rules of their workplace, and 33% thinking their workplace did not have any … Read More

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Lone worker attacked in takeaway altercation

A UK employee was attacked earlier last month as he worked alone in an Eat & Go takeaway restaurant. Sean Nixon was working an evening shift in the restaurant when two males entered the store and an argument broke out … Read More

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Health and safety legislation 2017: it’s time to bring your A-Game

The new Sentencing Guidelines for Health and Safety Legislation in the UK have been one of the most influential pieces of regulation in recent years. With February marking one year since its introduction, we take a look at the huge … Read More