Lone Worker H&S Policy

Lone Worker Health and Safety Policy

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This Lone Worker Health and Safety Policy has been written for a business whose staff work away from a static base and are often in a situation where they may be on their own. The requirement for the employer to safeguard their employees' health, safety and welfare is the same as if they were in the office. There will be obvious differences between static and remote workplaces, and while the employer cannot control precisely what goes on in a remote workplace, they are still required to make sure that certain aspects of the working environment have been considered.

This policy covers all of the same issues that will apply to a static worker but also has specific details for the safeguarding of the remote employee.

It is advisable that the employer should not allow lone working until any problems have been resolved.

The Lone Worker Health and safety Policy includes:

  • Definitions of what constitutes a ‘lone worker’
  • General health and safety issues
  • Company and employee’s responsibilities
  • Emergency procedures

This template has been professionally written to comply with the requirements of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 which sets out employers’ health and safety duties.

This policy has been written to work alongside the Lone Worker Policy in the Employment folder.

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