No two companies are the same, even companies who sell the same products or offer the same services. Every organization is unique, with unique people, unique operations and unique needs. Even internally, companies have differing needs—there may be two or more types of lone workers whose jobs expose them to completely different risks.
Ideas and Insights
for Safety Champions
One of the most effective ways to protect lone workers and other employees who work in potentially dangerous environments is a wearable panic button. Wearable panic button devices provide lone workers with a personal alarm system that can be utilized in seconds to call for help. These devices are generally lightweight and easy to use, making them a simple solution to protect workers.
If your business employs lone workers, or workers who are exposed to potentially dangerous environments or situations, you have likely considered implementing a lone worker safety program.
As the song goes, “there’s no place like home for the holidays.” And if you’re a business owner, one of your responsibilities this holiday season is to ensure that your employees are safe so that they can go home to their families.
For many businesses, lone worker safety has been is top of mind. Organizations who have employees that often work alone or in dangerous environments must mitigate the chance of an accident or other safety issue to protect their people—and their business. Many other organizations—including hospitals and healthcare providers—have traditionally focused more on patient care than employee care, but that’s all about to change.