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UK Charity Week

In support of UK Charity Week which is running from the 4th-8th December, we would like to raise awareness of some of our UK based charity clients and the work their lone workers carry out each day. Lone workers are … Read More

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Lone Working in the Utilities Sector

Dealing with electric, gas, water and sewerage, those working within the utilities industry are exposed to safety hazards on a daily basis. Within the industry, risk is substantial regardless of the environment. Hazards are far more common and can be … Read More

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The £160 million upgrade: What is 5G and what will it do for me?

Wednesday’s Autumn Budget speech from chancellor Phillip Hammond delivered a pledge to invest £160 million into 5G mobile networks across the UK. The investment will see an acceleration in the development of 5G, as well as providing superfast broadband coverage … Read More

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In the news: Delivery drivers targeted in acid attacks

Food delivery drivers have become a predominant target in a string of acid attacks across London. The most recent attacks which took place in November, involved two fast food delivery drivers who were targeted in two separate attempted robberies. The … Read More

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Latest car tech could revolutionise road safety

To commemorate Road Safety Week 2017, this week StaySafe has been taking a look at how safety on the roads can be better approved with the assistance of technology. Proposed measures to improve road safety are being seriously considered as … Read More

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Top Tips for Road Safety

In support of Road Safety Week 2017, we take a look at the responsibilities of employers to staff who travel on or work near the road. Travelling on the road is one of the greatest and most uncontrollable risks workers … Read More

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Violent crime rises 19%

Police data has recently revealed a 13% rise in crime across England and Wales – passing the 5 million mark for the first time in 10 years. Violent crimes such as robbery, stalking, physical and sexual assaults, saw the greatest … Read More

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UK back tougher sentences for attacks on emergency service workers

There is no doubt that emergency service workers are a crucial part of today’s society. Whether responding to a medical emergency, fire or crime scene, they provide life-saving services on a daily basis. However, the type of work they do, … Read More

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In the news: Attempted robbery on lone worker

Earlier this week, an employee working at a restaurant alone in Coney Island, New York, was involved in an attempted, armed mugging. At around 2am on the 8th October, three men entered the restaurant where the employee was working alone … Read More

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Health & Safety fines 65% higher than cost of compliance

There are many reasons to invest in health and safety in the workplace. Employees are a valuable asset and not only do employers hold a moral responsibility to protect them, but it also makes good business sense. A safe work … Read More