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The LONE WORKER SAFETY 2017 Expo is taking place on Tuesday 28th March 2017. It is the only event specifically staged for lone workers and has been growing in popularity since its launch over six years ago.

Lone Worker Safety Conference 2017


The Lone Worker Safety Conference is taking place on Tuesday 28th March 2017 at Olympia, London.

This annual event features several passionate conference speakers who are widely respected true experts in their chosen fields.

All exhibitors, which include firms specialising in lone worker security technology and devices, as well as personal protection training and other types of risk management, will equally ensure this event becomes a source of extremely valuable and relevant information.

Over the recent years the LONE WORKER SAFETY Expo has also become a very useful and highly respected platform for professionals to exchange information, recommendations and codes of practice in reference to all aspects of lone worker protection.

Why is the issue of lone worker protection of such great importance?

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Robert Kaiser, Organiser and Chair of this annual event states: “According to several studies and research projects a high percentage of workers are concerned about facing verbal aggression, hostility or physical conflict.”

“Everyone responsible for lone worker protection must understand all legal responsibilities to their workforce, as well as all legal, financial and moral consequences if this matter has not bene given full attention.”

“The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 and the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 and other laws do not make it illegal for employees to work alone, but they do place a responsibility on the employer to ensure that it is safe for them to do so.”

Employers are responsible not just for their own employees but also for others who are affected by their work activities such as self-employed individuals and contractors.

However, Robert Kaiser is also keen to point out that those who work alone also have a responsibility to take reasonable care of themselves and others affected by their working activities. This includes co-operating with employers to ensure that their legal responsibilities are met.

“The knowledge provided by all speakers and the carefully selected products highlighted by all exhibitors can make a real difference in the life of a lone worker. It can make the difference of coming home safely after a hard day at work or not coming home at all.”

You can now book your place simply online:

Further details of this event can be obtained on this website or by email:info@loneworkersafetyexpo.com or call 0845 5193 953


LONE WORKER SAFETY Expo 2015 | Speaker – Rachel Griffin

Rachel Griffin

Rachel Griffin

Rachel Griffin – Director of Suzy Lamplugh Trust

09:50 – 10:10

Why today’s event is of such great importance?

  • The history of The Suzy Lamplugh Trust
  • Lessons to be learned

LONE WORKER SAFETY Expo 2015 | Speaker – Walter Brennan

Walter Brennan

Walter Brennan

Walter Brennan – Managing Director, Oliver Brennan Training

10:10 – 10:45

Why lone workers get a bad deal!

  • What the law says about lone working
  • The consequences of taking no action
  • Using the rapid risk assessment to stay safer

LONE WORKER SAFETY Expo 2015 | Speaker – Dr Tim Marsh

Dr Tim Marsh

Dr Tim Marsh

Dr Tim Marsh BSc MSc PhD C.Psychol, FIOSH
Chairman of RyderMarshSharman

11:45 – 12:45

Key Lone Worker lessons from Safety Culture

  • Behavioural safety – key lesson of Heinrich’s Principle
  • Why people do what they do – the psychology of safety
  • Reading People – a (very) basic introduction to leaks, tells and micro expressions – as well as personal safety psychological tricks used that are a threat to your wallet.

LONE WORKER SAFETY Expo 2015 | Speaker – Nicole Vazquez

Nicole Vazquez

Nicole Vazquez

Nicole Vazquez – Managing Director of Worthwhile Training

10:45 – 11:25

Polices, Procedures and Practical Controls

  • Best Practice for producing robust risk assessments and effective lone working policies and procedures
  • Communicating roles and responsibilities – engaging lone workers and (not forgetting) their managers
  • Exploring practical strategies to reduce the risks – how to embed measures in the real world and check that they are having the desired effect

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