Lone workers

Lone workers are those who work by themselves without close or direct supervision.


Employers can find basic guidance on how to protect lone workers in Lone working: Protect those working alone.

This includes advice on managing health and safety risks that particularly affect lone workers, such as violence and stress.

Lone workers

People working alone can find guidance on their responsibilities and those of their employer in Lone workers – your health and safety.

Updated 2022-09-06