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  Here’s a question we’re often asked: “which is the best solution for lone workers if they need to raise an alert - the ‘time at risk’ function or the duress button?” It’s a good question. Both are popular methods of bringing a response to a...

Lone worker protection solutions vary in many areas, one area to consider before selecting a solution is the person at the other end: the monitor.   There are two main approaches to lone worker monitoring: in-house or outsourced to a professional alarm receiving centre (ARC). Both systems...

You might be surprised to hear that around 8 million people in the UK are classed as lone workers – that’s about a quarter of the entire workforce. Lone working is particularly prevalent in the social housing sector, from caretakers to housing officers and maintenance workers,...

Are you a lone worker? You may have previously thought that the answer to this question was a resounding ‘no’. You work in an office; in a school with colleagues teaching in the next room; you clean buildings with a group of other cleaners. Lone...