Lone Worker Solutions Save Lives

Blackline Safety June 03, 2022

Lone worker driving remotelyRead four case studies on how Blackline’s connected safety solutions have ensured the safety of workers out of sight and sound—from snowmobilers to viaduct workers to night drivers. 

Approximately 15-20% of the workforce are lone workers. And of those, 44% felt unsafe while at work with almost 20% struggled to get help after an incident. (EHS Today) 

A variety of industries face the challenge of protecting lone workers from hazardous situations. The multitude of potential risks, such as environmental hazards, vehicle accidents, slips, trips and falls, health incidents, and hazardous gas exposure, make it crucial that every lone worker’s safety is accounted for.  

The variety of circumstances that define working alone might surprise you; in addition to those working remotely, people that cannot maintain both vocal and visual communication with anyone else are also considered lone workers.   

Only 17% of lone workers report having access to a system to check-in themselves. (EHS Today) 

Check out four new case studies of how organizations are rising to the challenge to protect lone workers using our connected safety technology. You’ll discover:  

  Ways a snowmobile association in British Columbia, Canada protects its volunteers grooming trails alone at night in the remote backcountry – Breakdown in the Backcountry  Lone worker remote incident
  How a multinational wholesale distributor averted a warehouse worker’s near-fatal heart attack – Automated Alerts Saves Lives  Lone worker suffers heart attack

Strategies a UK construction company used to locate employees outside cellular range working inside a viaduct – Reaching the Unreachable 

Lone Worker construction safety
  Ways a global cement company fortified its night driver safety – Safe Travels  Lone worker safety drivers


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lone worker oil rig remoteBlackline Safety’s G7 wearables provide organizations with a connected safety solution to accomplish that. Fall detection, no motion alerts, missed check-in notifications, an SOS latch and two-way communications help ensure your lone workers are protected. And with either cellular or satellite connectivity, their safety is always being monitored, no matter how isolated they might be. 

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