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Author Archives: Victoria Bello

Garmin launch GPSMAP 66i GPS handheld and satellite communicator

Garmin have launched a new GPS handheld device with in-built satellite communicator. The new device boasts a large 3” colour display, an expedition mode which allows the user to access up 200 hours of battery life, cellular connectivity which gives … Read More

The Hazards of lone working

For the past few years, statistics show that the number of individuals classed as lone workers has been steadily growing. Information derived from Health and Safety at work shows that in 2018 there were as many as 6 million lone … Read More

Lone worker figures on the rise

There are an estimated 8 million people in the United Kingdom that are lone workers, 22% of the 31.2m UK working population. For the past several years, lone working figures have continued to rise as more and more people make … Read More

New retail crime figures

The British Retail Consortium released their annual Retail Crime Survey results last month, revealing an evident rise in violence against staff across the sector. Due to the nature of their roles, retail staff are often confronted with difficult and often … Read More

Police warning on dangers of lanyards

Many organisations provide their employees with lone worker solutions that are attached to a lanyard and worn around their neck. However, UK police have recently released a warning on the potential dangers of wearing a lanyard while driving.   Dorset … Read More

In the news: Shopworker fatally stabbed in London robbery

A 54-year-old man has been murdered whilst opening his shop, Marsh Food and Wine in Pinner, North-West London, at 6 am on Sunday 23rd of March. Police officers were called to the scene at around 6 am but the victim … Read More

Attacks on NHS workers continue to rise as reporting falls

The annual NHS Staff Survey was published last month and reveals similar trends to previous years as violence and abuse rise and reporting falls. The survey was carried out across 300 different NHS organisations and is one of the largest … Read More

International Women’s Day 2019

To celebrate International Women’s Day, we take a look at some influential women who have impacted occupational health and safety over the years. Origin of International women’s day Since the early 1900’s individuals around the world have come together in … Read More

IncidentEye named as finalist in the OSPA Awards

It’s with great delight that our team at StaySafe can announce, we have been selected as finalists in the OSPA Awards 2019 for our IncidentEye security system. The awards acknowledge outstanding performance in companies and individuals across the security sector. … Read More

Lone but not alone. Tackling solitary working blues.

As of 2018, it is estimated that 20% of the total workforce are lone workers. When considering those who work alone for some of their working days, this figure is likely to be considerably higher. Due to the nature of … Read More