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Jackie Dolan

Jackie Dolan

Specialist trainer in worplace violence and bullying and harassment. Have run my own business for 16 years, working in many different organisations both public and private. For many years I was a trainer for The Suzy Lamplugh Trust and wrote the book, "Working Alone - surviving & thriving" with Diana Lamplugh OBE. At the moment I am writing a book on bullying at work and hope to publish in 2010. I am being helped in this by Christine Pratt of The National Online Bullying Charity.

Website URL: http://www.nntc.org.uk
First of all implementing a lone worker system will not on its own mitigate or remove risks. Most employers find that a lone worker system should form part of a total solution that also incorporates a practical lone working policy, safe systems of work, safe…
How to Develop and implement a Lone Worker Policy for your organisation The Health and Safety at Work Act places certain obligations on employers and employees in respect of safety at work including Lone Working. Probably the best way of translating those obligations into responsibilities…
Legislation does not prohibit lone working in a general sense, although there are some types of work which require supervision: Where young people are undergoing training Where work on live electrical equipment is being performed Work under the Construction (health & safety) Regulations Working at…
Working alone is not in itself against the law but whether it is safe to do so depends upon the potential hazards facing the lone worker carrying out their duties and the law does require employers and self- employed workers to consider carefully and then…

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