SI 2020/485
5th May 2020
SI 2020/496
12th May 2020

New guidance from the HSE on lone working

HSE has published “Protecting lone workers: How to manage the risks of working alone”.  This guidance explains how to keep lone workers healthy and safe. It is for anyone who employs lone workers, or engages them as contractors etc, including self-employed people or those who work alone.

The updated guidance contains:

  • a new section on how to protect lone workers from the risk of work-related violence
  • more information on how managers should keep in touch with lone workers
  • new advice on the impact lone working can have on stress, mental health and wellbeing