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

Working alone at night – How to stay safe

To a large number of workers, night shifts are not an uncommon occurrence. With more and more people making the jump from traditional 9-5 working hours to unconventional night shifts, companies need to ensure their employees are protected during unsocial … Read More

5 Tips for Building a Safety Culture in Your Workplace

A good business platform consists of crucial safety strategies to help ensure employees wellbeing and safety is maintained whilst at work.  Employees wellbeing can often be at risk no matter the type of company or industry they work in, and … 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