The 5 Biggest Risks to Lone Workers and How to Mitigate Them

Lone Worker Risk

The 5 Biggest Risks to Lone Workers and How to Mitigate Them

In previous blog posts, we have discussed the need for a separate risk assessment for lone workers. This was due to the fact that they are exposed to more risks than other employees. This blog looks at the 5 main risks that lone workers may face and mitigation methods for each of them.

After extensive research, we identified the 5 biggest risks to lone workers as follows:

  • Lack of training
  • Lack of security
  • Health risks
  • Lack of resources
  • Perceived culture

 

We’ve illustrated these in an infographic along with our mitigation suggestions, take a look below:

5 Risks to Lone Workers

Protecting lone workers from high-risk situations is of high importance. We hope that this infographic helps you identify potential risks to your lone workers and gives you some ideas on how to reduce them. If you liked this blog, why not check out our other piece on ‘Assessing Lone Worker Risk’.