Lone Worker Protection: Why You Should Prioritise It? As a business leader, you will have to make sure that your lone workers are never left alone in emergencies. Lone workers can include many positions. Some common lone-working positions are night patrollers, cold-storage maintenance personnel, workers at low-oxygen locations and cleaning staff at confined locations.
Employers must understand they are liabe for the duty of care of workers safety even when working from home. Whether working from home is reasonably practicable will depend on the specifics of the workplace, the facilities available for workers to work remotely and the ability for workers to do their work safely from home.