Understanding and managing risk
What you need to know to make decisions to mitigate risks
This section summarises why health & safety is important, what a lone worker is and why they need to be treated differently; the risks you need to consider; the current legislation and latest statistics on workplace fatalities and injuries; and how to manage risk.
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What is health & safety?
Why is health & safety important? What is a lone worker and the facts about working alone.
Outdoor lone worker risks
3 key points for you to consider to keep your lone workers safe – 1) the risks of working alone 2) potential hazards and 3) the location – to inform the type of system you need.
Workplace fatalities and injuries, an employer's duty of care, lone worker responsibilities and the law.
5 steps to managing risk, risk assessments and lone worker involvement.