More and more jobs across a wide range of sectors are now being carried out remotely by lone workers, and it is important for health and safety executives to understand the unique requirements involved in keeping this part of the workforce safe.

This guide takes an in-depth look into the legal obligations for protecting lone workers from an employer’s perspective, with advice on legislation such as the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, details of the duty of care organisations have towards their lone workers, and how certain tools can help with workforce management.

In This Guide You’ll Learn:

  • The definition of lone workers, and what kinds of risk they face.
  • A detailed breakdown of how employers can meet their duty of care with risk assessments, lone workers policy and more.
  • How you can include additional solutions such as lone worker alarms in your health and safety policy.
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