Author Archives: Naomi Billington

StaySafe win COS Reader’s Choice Award 2018

We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded a Reader’s Choice Award in Lone Worker Monitoring by Canadian Occupational Safety Magazine. Nominations for the awards were chosen by the magazine’s editorial team and winners voted by readers through a … Read More

StaySafe app available on new Garmin inReach mini devices

Garmin inReach mini offers a smaller, lighter satellite communication device with 100% global coverage through Iridium’s satellite network. The new mini device offers much of the same functionality as the larger Garmin inReach, and provides all of the core functionality … Read More

HSE stats reveal rise in workplace fatalities

HSE’s annual statistics released earlier this month, show that the number of fatal workplace injuries in the UK has risen by 9.  In the year ending March 2018, 144 lives were lost due to a workplace injury, while a further … Read More

Renewable Energy company switch from buddy system to StaySafe

Leading renewable energy Company, BeBa Energy, have implemented the StaySafe app to protect their lone workers who operate remotely on Solar Farms. Working over a large worksite and facing a range of environmental risks, the company found that monitoring the … Read More

Protecting Lone Workers from sexual harassment in the workplace

Last week, StaySafe attended the Health and Safety Expo at the London Excel, where we tuned in to some important talks regarding Lone Worker safety. Sexual harassment in the workplace can take many forms and is shockingly more common than … Read More

Working in hot weather – tips for keeping staff safe

As temperatures rise across parts of the world, it is important that employees know how to keep themselves safe and healthy while working in the hot weather. What are the risks? Common risks associated with high temperatures include sunburn, dehydration, … Read More

How advancements in mobile technology are aiding lone worker safety

As technology is rapidly advancing, health and safety challenges are increasingly being solved with the assistance of smartphone apps. From providing quick information on the go to reliable monitoring, the ability for smartphones to harness new technologies allows businesses to … Read More

Health & Safety fines 244% higher than cost of compliance

There are many reasons to invest in health and safety in the workplace. Employees are a valuable asset and not only do employers hold a moral responsibility to protect them, but it also makes good business sense. A safe work … Read More

Employee fined for failing to follow safety procedures

A recent case has brought to light the legal responsibilities placed on employees in regards to their own safety and that of those around them. Earlier this year, a scaffolder was taken to court after a concerned member of the … Read More