In June 2016, Monavon Construction Limited were fined after a plywood hoarding collapsed killing two men. Belinda Liversedge, of the British Safety Council, reported that the “London construction firm has been fined £550,000 for the corporate manslaughter of two young men who died when they fell 3.75m down an uncovered hole into a concrete basement below.” The firm was sentenced on two counts of corporate manslaughter and one health and safety offence. Judge Paul Worsley QC stated that failures were “criminally negligent in every sense of that expression.”
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Post by George Stavrinidis.
Chief Executive Officer of Lone Worker Solutions (LWS). George believes passionately that everyone should be protected and supported at work. George supports LWS clients to make sure they enjoy the most effective relationship with the team and maximise the effectiveness of their deployment of Safe Hub.
About Lone Worker Solutions
At Lone Worker Solutions, our business is about protecting employees, managers and shareholders from the risks associated with working alone. This includes the potential hazards faced by staff who work by themselves, remotely, or out-of-sight or earshot of colleagues. When it comes to safety we don't believe in a ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach, instead we tailor our solution to each organisation's exact needs.
About Safe Hub
Safe Hub is an award-winning BS8484 2016 Gold Certified package of emergency, proactive and reactive protection for lone workers. Safe Hub supports lone and remote workers on the widest possible array of devices including Android, Apple and Windows smartphones, BlackBerry, standard mobiles, PCs, intrinsically safe devices, specialist personal safety devices and satellite phones.
This post has been updated to reflect recent changes and improvements to the naming of Lone Worker Solutions' platform and the safety features that it provides. Prior to 2018, Safe Hub was called LoneWorker Manager, Safe Check was called Heartbeat, and Group Alert was called Broadcast Messaging. These updates reflect advancements in the platform and help to improve end-user comprehension.