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An example of getting it wrong was the case of a lone South West Water worker drowned whilst unblocking a water filter, falling through a hole of a filtration tank and into 6.5 feet of water. Despite activating the company’s lone worker alarm system, he...

Physical assaults on NHS staff increased by nearly 10% last year, with nurses reporting that staffing pressures have contributed to the rise in incidents. New figures obtained via a Freedom of Information request reveal a worrying leap in attacks on health workers, with the biggest increase...

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...