Whether you have office-based staff, mobile or travelling employees, contractors, or lone workers you have a duty of care toward all your employees. Lone and Remote Worker Duty of Care: 4 Components to Mitigate Risk, a new white paper from Everbridge, details the responsibility organizations have in ensuring the safety of their employees.
Recent events point to major incidents occurring anywhere at any time – in crowded places, overseas, and outside of working hours. This white paper spells out exactly what is meant by the term Duty of Care, especially as it relates to the safety and security of Lone and Remote Workers, and details who is responsible and what happens if things go wrong.
In addition, it covers the risks everyone should be aware of, discusses how lone working can impact on both the perception of risk and the actual level of risk, and outlines the steps we should take to ensure our colleagues are safe and that we are fulfilling our duty of care. Finally, it dispenses some practical tips and ideas to help improve your risk management for the safety and security of your colleagues when they are remote working.
Download the white paper here.