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Send For Help one of the First Organisations to be Certified to new BS 8484:2016 Lone Worker Standard

Send For Help – the largest lone worker protection provider in the World is one of the first companies to be successfully audited against the latest version of BS 8484:2016 – the standard for the provision of lone worker device services.

Following the rigorous audit, the award certifies that Send For Help’s subsidiaries – Skyguard and Guardian24, are working to the very highest standards of both product and service provision. Both subsidiaries were already accredited to the previous version of the standard – Continue reading...

Lone Worker Safety Again Key Focus Of Annual Conference

LoneworkersafetyexpoThe highly regarded 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.
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. Continue reading...

SEND FOR HELP GROUP’S SUBSIDIARIES ACHIEVE NSI GOLD STANDARD

SendforhelpgroupSend for Help Group – Europe’s largest lone worker protection provider has been awarded NSI’s prestigious Guarding Gold standard for its subsidiary brands, Skyguard and Guardian24.

Following a rigorous audit, the award certifies that both companies are working to the very highest standards of both product and service provision.

The National Security inspectorate (NSI) is the recognised leading certification body for the UK’s Security, Fire and Facilities Management industries, offering a multi-tier approval scheme. Continue reading...

Mental Health Charity, Niamh ‘Embrace’ Guardian24’s Personal Safety Smartphone App

Guardian24Guardian24 – the leading lone worker protection solution for the UK and Ireland, are working with Northern Ireland based charity, Niamh (the Northern Ireland Association for Mental Health), to protect their lone working support workers. By equipping them with Guardian24’s smartphone safety application, Niamh’s staff can quickly and discreetly call for help in the event of any emergency.

Niamh is the largest and longest established independent charity focusing on mental health and wellbeing services in Northern Ireland. At the core of Niamh’s services is the community-based support it provides to people who have had experience of mental illness. Niamh recognise that supporting people within supported housing and the community is both rewarding and, often, challenging. Continue reading...

SKYGUARD TO UNVEIL NEW VERSION OF THE ‘MYSOS’ PERSONAL SAFETY ALARM AT THE 2015 SAFETY AND HEALTH EXPO

Skyguard LogoSkyguard will be unveiling a brand new version of its exclusive ‘MySOS’ personal safety alarm at the 2015 Safety and Health Expo, held at London’s Excel between 16th to 18th June.

The MySOS which already includes GSM, GPS and Man-down technologies, has been further enhanced by Skyguard with a number of new features in an updated key-fob sized design. Fully certified to BS 8484, the Continue reading...

SKYGUARD SCOOP LONE WORKER HONOURS AT SECURITY EXCELLENCE AWARDS

skyguardifsecwinnerSkyguard have been recognised for their continued outstanding contribution to Lone Worker protection at the recent IFSEC Security and Fire Excellence Awards 2014, beating some tough competition in the ‘Best Deployment of Lone Worker Technology’ category. Presented at the prestigious Hilton Hotel on Park Lane in London attended by over 1,000 Security industry experts, Director Will Murray received the award on behalf of the company. Continue reading...

Domino’s Pizza staff supplied with award-winning Identicom lone worker device

Domino'sThe UK’s top pizza delivery company has underlined its commitment to employees by using the market-leading Identicom device as part of a health and safety initiative to protect staff working alone.

Domino’s Pizza UK and Ireland have adopted Identicom through the SoloProtect service and have been supplied with 150 Identicom 877 series devices, which are personally issued to all their delivery drivers. Continue reading...

SKYGUARD WORKING WITH SUFFOLK FIRE AND RESCUE TO BACKUP LONE WORKERS

Right Hand No Back Resize cropSuffolk Fire and Rescue Service have chosen to protect their front line Fire Prevention Practitioners by equipping them with Skyguard’s MySOS personal safety device. With 24 hour monitoring and single button alarm activation, the device enables the Fire Service’s lone workers to quickly call for help in the event of an incident or emergency.

Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service provide emergency response across the county of Suffolk in East Anglia. With 35 fire stations, their service Continue reading...

MACKIE’S OF SCOTLAND CHOOSE SKYGUARD FOR ROUND THE CLOCK LONE WORKER PROTECTION

skyguard-logo-220Food Manufacturer, Mackie’s of Scotland have issued their nightshift staff with Skyguard’s palm-sized personal alarms, to help mitigate risk whilst working alone with heavy machinery.

According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), over 5,000 injuries in the food and drink manufacturing industry are reported each year. This represents around a quarter of all manufacturing injuries reported. About 16% of the injuries are ‘major injuries’ resulting in broken bones, hospitalisation etc, mostly due to slips, falls from height or machinery. The remainder are ‘over-3-day absence injuries’ mostly caused by Continue reading...

SOLENT NHS CHOOSE SKYGUARD TO PROTECT OVER 700 COMMUNITY-BASED STAFF

SkyguardlogoSolent NHS Trust have chosen Skyguard to protect 700 of their lone working staff, after conducting a thorough OJEU tender process.

The Trust provides specialist community and mental health services to local people, principally in the Portsmouth and Southampton area with some services reaching across a wider part of Hampshire. Due to the nature of the services provided there is a significant proportion of their 3800+ staff who work in the community, often alone. Continue reading...




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