Employers’ Legal Obligations For Lone Worker Protection

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 legal requirements involved in keeping this part of their workforce safe.

This useful guide takes an in-depth look into the legal obligations involved in lone worker protection from an employer’s perspective, with advice on legislation such as the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, the risks associated with workplace health and safety, and lone worker solutions that can help employers meet requirements.

In This Guide

  • The definition of lone workers, and the kinds of risk they might face.
  • A detailed breakdown of how employers can meet their duty of care with risk assessments, a lone worker policy and more.
  • How additional solutions such as alarms can be incorporated into your lone worker protection policy.
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