Mitigating the Work Health and Safety Risks to Lone Workers
Nowadays, most jurisdictions impose a strict duty of care obligation on PCBUs (Persons Conducting a Business or Undertaking). In turn, employers must provide a baseline level of care for their employees.
That requirement doesn’t just apply to employees working within the four walls of the traditional office. Far from it: the duty of care obligation also extends to lone workers - yes, lone workers who usually have a higher level of work health and safety risk.
Guaranteeing the security and safety of lone-worker populations necessitates more effort from and better planning by employers. What are the critical steps to mitigating the work health and safety risk to your lone workers? Read our best-practice guide to find out.