7. Lone Working

It will often be safe to work alone, however the law requires employers to think about and deal with any health and safety risks before people are allowed to do so. The Company has the same duty of care to provide for the health, safety and welfare of all workers, including those who do not work at their premises. These responsibilities can be fulfilled by addressing, and advising on, the hazards faced by those who work alone. ‘Lone Workers’ also have a duty to ensure that the Company is kept informed of their working conditions and any concerns that they may have. The process is the same, but the hazards and risks associated with the practice may be different. Establishing a healthy and safe working...

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