Items Tagged with 'Lone workers'

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Work-alone device

Replacing the Loner SMD, the employee-worn Loner M6 Work-Alone Device features a combination of automatic and manually triggered safety features that initiate the emergency response process.
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Lone worker safety

Organizations can take steps to ensure safety for people who work alone
Solitary work is a fact of life in many industries. How do organizations ensure safety for employees they cannot see? Safety experts and government officials offer advice on protecting lone workers.
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Keep lone workers safe

A lone worker is defined as a worker who cannot be seen or heard by another person, and cannot expect a visit from another employee.
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Alone but not alienated

Promoting safety among lone workers
Monitoring and managing the safe behavior of a workforce can be a difficult task, even in an enclosed environment. Although the term “lone worker” also covers those performing individual jobs on a worksite – such as a job task in an area of the plant that cannot be easily viewed by co-workers, or even a receptionist in a large office building – the needs of remote workers who cannot be supervised through conventional means present perhaps the greatest challenge.
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Stay safe when working solo

Working alone presents employees with a number of challenges. Yet lone work is not inherently unsafe, according to the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety in Hamilton, Ontario.
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