A nation of shopkeepers
Face a dramatic rise in abuse
The retail sector alone is a massive contributor to the UK economy, with an estimated 2.77 million workers making it the biggest private-sector employer in the country. Many of the risks associated with lone working in this sector focus on interaction with the public, particularly the threat of being attacked or intimidated by thieves. Safe Hub provides vital emergency and proactive support to mitigate these risks.
Night shifts and closing up
One particular risk scenario is staying after hours to perform a stock check and cash up. A lone worker will potentially be leaving the premises hours after the rest of the staff have already left for the night, putting themselves at risk of attack or aggression from a thief or mugger.
Safe Hub can address such concerns, with our dedicated lone worker safety devices or apps. While they remain on the premises, Safe Check offers a periodic welfare check to make sure they’re out of harm’s way. As they’re exiting the building and locking the door or lowering the shutters, Red Alert can provide vital emergency support should they feel vulnerable.