GPS in the workplace: Perception, reality and getting employees on board

GPS tracking in the workplace can be used for a number of purposes such as mileage, auditing and of course safety monitoring. But when it comes to implementing GPS tracking, there are some common concerns. The most common being privacy, … Read More

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Aer Lingus

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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StaySafe provide protection across New Zealand with Red Wolf partnership

Red Wolf Security Group, who provide security and monitoring services to businesses across New Zealand, have added lone worker safety app StaySafe to their product portfolio. The move comes in order to meet the growing demand for lone worker safety … 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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