Legislation is legally enforceable and heavy maximum penalties apply for the breach of an Act. A company can breach an Act by not taking adequate care of their workers, particularly those who work alone.
There are various terms and definitions for working alone, these include:
Lone working, or remote and isolated work, also applies to those who travel. Due to the risks involved when lone working, risk mitigation strategies are essential for protecting your people. Ensure an effective lone worker and remote and isolated worker journey management plan is implemented.
The latest legislation throughout the world can be found below.