MORE PEOPLE WORK ALONE THAN YOU THINK

Berg Insight reports there are a whopping 53 million lone workers in Canada, the United States and Europe combined. That’s about 15 percent of the overall workforce. Regarding global numbers, International Data Corporation (IDC) estimates that approximately 1.3 billion people are mobile workers, many of which work alone continuously or at various times throughout their workday.

Lone workers face many risks every day—in fact, the International Labor Organisation (ILO) estimates 2.3 million work-related fatalities occur each year due to accidents, injuries and diseases.Some of your team members may work in remote areas of the world, be isolated outdoors or face hazardous conditions. Others may be driving alone or to remote locations.

You are responsible for your employee’s safety and wellbeing on the job. Are you doing everything possible to protect the safety of your organisation’s most valuable assets—your employees?

Find out how regions around the world rank for workplace fatalities and how lone worker monitoring technology can reduce those rates.

Download this infographic to share with your colleagues.

 POSTED BY KELLY MEYERS | JUNE 6, 2016 | WORKPLACE SAFETY

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