February 24, 2014

Reducing Risks for Lone Workers

The HSE estimates that it can cost up to £20,000 to investigate a serious workplace incident, plus the impact of possible lasting effects verbal abuse or physical assault can have on the individuals concerned. Although there is no specific health and safety legislation on lone working, employers need to comply with the 1974 Health and Safety at Work Act and maintain a safe working arrangements.

Leading Health and Safety website, SHP Online, is offering a free download white paper to help orgaisations with policy and procedures to reduce risks for lone workers. It is available by registering on the site.

Maybo's new lone working eLearning module engages delegates at a personal level and enables them to assess their own level of risk and create a tangible action plan.