The BSIA produces a wide range of guidance for buyers and users of Lone Worker solutions, as well as industry practitioners. The BSIA’s Lone Worker Section consists of BSIA members who specialise in providing lone worker safety products and services to customers from a wide range of industry backgrounds. One of the core principles of the Section is to promote good practice within the industry through the implementation of Standards such as British Standard BS8484, a Code of Practice for the provision of Lone Worker Services. Section Members also play a significant part in influencing British, European and International Standards.
Lone Worker Safety Live is pleased to announce it’s partnership with The Health & Safety Event at the NEC, Birmingham on 22nd & 23rd September 2020.
This Autumn will see the UK’s fastest growing event for the health and safety industry, return to the NEC for the seventh time with an even more comprehensive array of seminars, features and exhibitors than ever before. Over the two days the Lone Worker Safety Live Team will be hosting the Lone Worker Theatre.
Co-located with The Security Event, The Facilities Event and The Fire Safety Event, The Health & Safety Event has built a deserved reputation among industry professionals for providing the perfect networking and educational opportunity to anyone responsible for running a safe and efficient workplace, anywhere in the UK.
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LONEALERT is one of the UK’s leading providers of lone worker protection solutions, delivering a range of lone worker alarms, devices and apps to protect people who work alone, remotely or are vulnerable in their work.
Our comprehensive portfolio of solutions – including the LoneALERT Access, Instant, Plus and Anywhere ranges – use complex patented technology and software to help protect people working alone, whatever the industry and whatever their job role.
Behind the scenes is LONEALERT’s unique O.W.L operating system, the mechanics that enable all of our devices to send appropriate alerts in any situation so the right help can be sent to the right location. The ever-evolving technology used by the O.W.L – which is written by LONEALERT’s in-house team of IT experts – allows organisations to benefit from entirely tailor-made lone working procedures, using whichever solution and response option best suits them, or even a mixture of them all.
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Reliance Protect’s BS8484 accredited lone worker safety solutions are some of the UK’s most widely adopted. Protecting over 40,000 lone workers from hundreds of organisations spanning a range of sectors, Reliance Protect safeguards staff potentially exposed to a broad spectrum of risks faced during their working day.
Underpinned by extensive accreditations including BS8484:2016 lone worker and ISO:27001 Information Security Management, Reliance Protect offers a range of devices and smartphone applications suitable for a variety of working practices and environments. Taking lone worker safety a step further, Reliance Protect now offer body worn cameras with options around live streaming and secure cloud media storage.
All alarms are managed by Reliance Protect’s 24/7/365 in-house Monitoring Centre. We have been monitoring lone worker alarms since 2006 and the Monitoring Centre is accredited to BS 5979 Category II.
The secure Focus customer portal puts our customers in full control of the services we deliver. Focus simplifies and accelerates a broad range of contract and user administration tasks. Focus also provides clear visibility into key management information through a range of dashboards, graphs and charts, covering contract status, device usage and user status, utilising real time data. Through Focus, over 27,000 users and administrators access structured elearning courses split into modules with tests to check understanding.
From our alarm handling response times, to our customer Service Desk, our field based Training Officers and our accreditations, Reliance Protect delivers the highest standards of service in the Lone Worker industry.
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We’ve supplied discreet lone worker technology used by over 300,000 lone workers, and a leading, international lone worker solution to a range of organisations across the UK, US and Europe – we help you make provision for employees that work alone.
We deliver a BS 8484:2016 approved solution, that assists a user’s dynamic risk assessment and allows a discreet alarm to be raised at the push of a button. Lone workers receive 24/7, in-house Alarm Receiving Centre support accredited to European Standard EN 50518.
Providing a range of personal safety device options to fit the needs of any workforce – with ID badge devices in SoloProtect ID and the newly-released SoloProtect ID Pro (with Body Worn Video, Indoor Location capability, and Risk Messaging) a lone worker wearable in SoloProtect Watch, a small and light fob device in SoloProtect Go, or an Android app in SoloProtect Mobile.
All of our solutions are supported by SoloProtect Insights – a smart and intuitive lone worker portal assisting the administration of your lone worker solution, and the training of your workforce – whilst delivering digestible utilisation metrics, via a series of accessible dashboards.
Proud organisers of the Lone Worker Safety Expo; Worthwhile Training specialises in delivering bespoke, innovative and effective training and consultancy. Our strong team consists of highly skilled individuals with many years of experience in a range of disciplines including, risk management, personal safety and conflict management.
Our interactive and engaging training using techniques that enhance learning and encourage retention focussing on what your staff will be able to ‘do’ after the training. We do not offer off the shelf packages, as we know we can add greater value by tailoring to meet your specific needs.
Talk to us if you require:
- Help with Lone Worker risk management
- One-to-one support, group training or organisation wide interventions
- Awareness raising workshops
- Immersive Drama-based workshops (using skilled actors and facilitators)
- Support with developing and delivering in-house training (Including Train the Trainer)
- A cost effective solution
We are proud to announce that Orbis are our Community Partners for 2020. Not only are they providing their support to the event, but they are also sponsoring three free charity places for delegates who would benefit from being part of the Lone Worker Safety Live Community but are unable to attend due to a lack of financial resources.
If you work for a small charity or a not-for-profit organisation, then head over to our registration page for more details on how to apply for one of the free places.
We are proud to support Lone Worker Safety Live as their Community Partner as they continue to raise awareness and educate on the ever-growing issue of employee safety, security and wellbeing.
The way we work is constantly changing and with these changes comes new risks and challenges for employers and employees to consider. We pride ourselves on our ability to develop innovative solutions to protect people in a wide range of situations, from dedicated and specialist devices to smartphone apps and next-gen integrations.
With one of the widest ranges of innovative solutions and a first-in-class service provision to protect your employees, Orbis are the longest standing provider of Lone Worker Protection solutions, changing the way employees are protected since 2001. Our services underpinned by our wholly owned BS8484: 2016 and BS5979: Cat II Alarm Receiving Centre. Orbis provide peace of mind to our 40,000 lone workers all day, every day.
Exhibitors (more to be announced!)
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First2HelpYou provides 24/7/365 lone worker safety solutions with every emphasis placed on service provision. Our team has significant experience gained in the industry over the past 10 years.
Our NSI gold certification demonstrates that, not only are we compliant to the relevant product and service standards, such as BS8484: 2016, but also that we are rigorous in our approach to our quality management systems, holding ISO9001: 2015 accreditation. Our alarm receiving centre (ARC) is also certified to NSI Gold, and compliant to BS5979 CAT11.
Our Product portfolio comprises of the First2HelpYou KIT device, a dedicated discreet solution along with phone applications for Android and iOS (available with Bluetooth button accessory) and our standard mobile phone solution, all of which are supported by our online management portal ‘Connect’.
Peoplesafe are experts in lone worker safety and part of the Send for Help Group – the world’s largest lone worker protection provider; featured in the Sunday Times fast Track 100 List for 2016, 2017 & 2018.
Our clients benefit from:
- 24/7 purpose-built Alarm Receiving Centre certified against BS 8484:2016. BS 5979 (Cat II), ‘Secured by Design’ and ISO 9001
- Personal safety devices certified against BS 8484:2016 and ‘Secured by Design’
- Specialist devices suitable for those working in extreme environments
- Peoplesafe software on smartphones
- Access to detailed reports on device usage
- Our online customer service portal allowing administrators to update user details and allocate devices in real-time
- Unique Reference Numbers (URNs) giving us direct access to Police control rooms, bypassing the 999 service
StaySafe is an app and monitoring service which provides reliable protection for lone workers. The app monitors employee location in real time, enabling employees to check-in safely and request immediate assistance in a range of situations.
The app has been designed for a simple user experience which means it is quick, easy to use, and fits effortlessly into the working day. The flexibility of the solution and wide range of features, means StaySafe is suitable for use across any industry and geography – allowing you to better meet your duty of care to your lone working staff.
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Suzy Lamplugh Trust is the UK’s pioneering personal safety charity and leading stalking authority, established in 1986 after Suzy Lamplugh, an estate agent and lone-worker went to meet a client and never returned.
The Trust has since pioneered personal safety as a life skill and a public policy priority. Widely regarded as field experts in lone-working and personal safety training, we continue to work towards reducing the risk of violence and aggression by educating, campaigning and supporting people to take steps to avoid, mitigate or manage risks at work, and across all aspects of their lives.
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Safe Hub is designed to be flexible. You can select the features, apps and devices to suit each member of your team. Safe Hub connects lone workers to a state-of-the-art alarm receiving centre (ARC). High-quality, 2-way audio lets users talk directly to the ARC when they need support. Advanced GPS means we can direct emergency service to the exact location in the fastest possible time, bypassing 999 call centres.
Safe Hubs’ advanced NSI Gold certified system provides all the safety modules lone workers needs in real-world situations: SOS call, virtual buddy, voice memo, fall detection, periodic welfare check, virtual barrier and broadcast messaging, all in one easy to use package.
Safe Hub works on the most extensive range of devices and apps, and one-button-alarm activation is available on all products. The system is accredited to the ‘Secured by Design’ police initiative.
From the NHS and utility companies to the housing sector and retail, we protect people working alone in any role. Our Unique Reference Number (URN) allows us direct access to all UK Police control rooms bypassing 999 call centres and saving valuable time in a crisis.
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Alertcom was developed and is operated exclusively by AVR Group. Founded in 1976, AVR Group provides cutting edge security solutions centred around vulnerable people and property. With market leading tariffs and no hidden costs, Alertcom® leads the way with award winning lone worker protection solutions.
Our BS8484 accredited service helps organisations get maximum value from their investment whilst providing the best protection for their people. Round the clock monitoring 365 days a year provides lone workers with the reassurance that wherever they are – day or night, they can summon urgent assistance at the press of a button.
Our experienced Incident Management Centre Operators have direct access to police control rooms and the emergency services. Alertcom is a fully managed, comprehensive, lone worker solution which is extremely easy to implement, manage, support and monitor.
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