Author Archives: Victoria Bello

BS 8484

BS 8484

LEGISLATION 6 min read What is lone worker BS 8484 and why is it important? Written by Don Cameron, StaySafe Lone worker devices and ARC response services are accredited by the British Standards Association under BS 8484. Here we take … Read More

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When is working alone not ok? Lone worker law and legislation

Employers have a duty of care to protect their employees from harm. In some environments, no matter how stringent the risk assessment or safety measures put in place, the risk is too great to allow for lone working. So when is working alone not okay? … Read More

Workplace fatalities across the US

Despite most employers trying to ensure the safety of their staff, unfortunately, fatal workplace accidents can and do happen. In recent years, there have been a number of statistics that suggest workplace fatalities are steadily increasing in the US. Across … Read More

StaySafe partners with what3words to help keep lone workers safe

StaySafe clients can now provide the what3words location of their lone workers in an emergency to help identify their location faster what3words has broken down the world into 3x3m squares, and assigned each one three words from the dictionary. ///audit.twins.cute, for … Read More

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How advances in mobile apps and wearable technology can help employers monitor & protect lone working and remote staff

Every 15 seconds, 151 people suffer a workplace accident and every year, 321,000 people lose their lives at work, according to statistics taken from the International Labor Organization. This seems inconceivable, particularly as most workplace accidents are preventable. So why, … Read More

Finance Assistant Part Time – 24 Hours per week – Home based

Established In 2011, Safe Apps Ltd specialise in providing a Lone Worker solution to clients based in the UK, Europe, and various international locations. Due to our continued success and growth we are looking for an additional person to support … Read More

COVID-19: Safeguarding employees during social isolation

Over the last few months, COVID-19 has swept across the nation leaving behind a trail of fear, confusion and uncertainty. There is still a lot that is unknown about the coronavirus or the impact it will have on us as … Read More

NAEM Software, Innovation & Technology Showcase

We are happy to announce that we will be exhibiting at the NAEM Software, Innovation & Technology Showcase. The conference will take place on the 4th and 5th of March at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside in Louisiana. Attendees will … Read More

Lone working in Canada

Ahead of our attendance at the Alberta Health and Safety conference, we answer some of the most frequently asked questions around health and safety in Canada.  Is there lone working legislation in Canada?  According to the Canadian Centre for Occupational … Read More