We automatically assume that a Lone Workers is someone that must be working in remote
locations (industries like Mining, Agriculture, Fishing, and Farming). And while these industries
and employees are remote in nature, the definition of Lone Work or “at Risk Workers” for all
industries in Australia has changed to encompass any employee that is in a work situation, for
any brief period of time, where they are on their own and at some risk of injury or attack.
Even when employees are working in pairs, if they are remote they still need the ability to send
an emergency signal for help. All employers – Government Agencies (Federal, State or Local), as
well as Private Industry, have a responsibility to a minimum level of “Duty of Care”. Basically, to
provide the tools necessary to keep employees safe on the job.
SafeTCard is the most widely used Lone Worker Safety device in Australia. 1,000’s of devices
are now used across multiple industries in Australia to minimize the risk to employees in every