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Glasgow start-up Pick Protection nominated for Innovation of the Year in the Security field at this year's National Safety & Health Excellence Awards.   With over 8 million lone workers in the UK, it is staggering to find that only 6% of these workers have a monitored...

Remote working is common in many sectors today from Financial Services to Housing Associations. More employees now work from home or offsite than ever before. According to data from the ONS (Office for National Statistics), the number of UK workers who have moved into remote-working...

Around 8 million people (equivalent to 22% of the working population) in the U.K are considered lone workers, defined as those who work by themselves without close or direct supervision. Unfortunately, these type of roles are often fraught with safety risks. Not only are lone workers...

  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...