Lone working training

Lone working and the importance of training

For lone working staff, training is particularly important as they work in environments where there are no colleagues around to provide a helping hand or point out a mistake that could lead to an accident. News stories regularly point out lack … Read More

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When is working alone not ok? Lone worker law and legislation

Article contents What is classed as lone working? Is it legal to work alone? Legislation and regulations for working alone What is the law on lone working? Is it legal for one person to work overnight? Is it illegal for … Read More

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Business Travel: Meeting Your Duty of Care

In our ever-growing global economy, travelling for business is now commonplace in many organisations. According to research conducted at the turn of 2016 by the Collinson Group, 54% of Human Resources (HR) professionals anticipate that sending employees abroad will become … Read More

The Health and Safety at Work Act - Health & Safety lone worker policy construction

Is Your Lone Worker Policy ‘Fit for Purpose’ in 2016?

Right now, I’m lone working. Granted, the security of my home office probably isn’t causing my employer sleepless nights, but I’m lone working nonetheless. Lone workers come in many different guises. With new Sentencing Council guidelines for breaches of Duty … Read More