A lone worker safety policy allows a business to clearly identify and communicate the risks associated with lone workers. The policy defines the responsibilities of employees in risky situations and the required actions needed to mitigate the risks.
The key components of a lone worker policy include:
  • Purpose
  • Lone worker risks
  • Action plan to mitigate risks
  • Implementation – Roles and Responsibilities
  • Details of applicable regulations
  • Incident management procedures
  • Emergency communication plan