Updated for 2018, with updates to legislation changes and references to technology.
Best practice guide to assist lone workers.
This FTA guide reveals just how many employees might fall into the category of ‘Lone Worker’ and explains some of the legal background that members must be aware of, particularly if they have employees working alone. Guidance is given as to determining what activities may or may not be suitable for lone workers and what safeguards employers should consider putting in place, such as communications.
The work activity
Review of lone working procedures
How will the person be supervised?
Illness, accident or emergencies