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IOSH Conference 2019

StaySafe are delighted to be attending the 2019 IOSH Health and Safety Conference. The event will be held at the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Birmingham from the 16th-17th of September. The conference brings together health and safety professionals from … Read More

StaySafe wins prestigious Canadian Health and Safety Award

StaySafe has been named as one of the three winners of the 2019 Readers’ Choice award by Canadian Occupational Safety (COS) magazine. Over 1,200 readers across Canada chose StaySafe as one of the best lone working monitoring companies in the … Read More

What are the 6 types of hazards in the workplace?

Due to the nature of their roles, lone workers face numerous hazards on a daily basis. It is important for every employer to identify and mitigate all of the risks that their workers may face by carrying out a full … 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

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

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