Lone working - manage the risks


Man working at home - Lone working - manage the risksIf you have employees that regularly work alone, either at home, in a fixed establishment for example a shop, petrol station or kiosk or outside of normal working hours, such as a cleaner or security, you still have responsibility for their health, safety and welfare.

The Health and Safety Executive have written a guide, highlighting the risks of lone working and what you need to do to comply with your legal responsibilities towards home and lone workers.

Even if you are self-employed, you still need to be aware of and take action to reduce the risks of lone working.

Download the HSE guide: Working alone - health and safety guidance on the risks of lone working