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BSIA Briefing

In this month’s BSIA Briefing, Craig Swallow discusses some of the safety challenges faced by those employing a mobile or lone workforce, addresses how a deploying organisation can use the latest technology to ensure a team is better educated about risk and approaches the...
Posted On 30 Sep 2019
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Embracing lone worker technology “has potential to save millions for public purse”

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) reports that an increase in organisations using accredited lone worker devices is reducing unnecessary call-outs to alarms by police forces, impacting significantly on costs to the taxpayer and enabling an effective response to...
Posted On 10 Oct 2018
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Reliance Protect named as headline sponsor for Lone Worker Safety Expo 2017

Reliance High-Tech is to be the headline sponsor this year’s Lone Worker Safety Expo, which runs on Tuesday 28 March at London’s Olympia. The Lone Worker Safety Expo is the only event of the year wholly dedicated to the protection of lone workers, informing delegates on how to...
Posted On 28 Feb 2017
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Public sector organisations urged to ‘beat the clock’ in optimising lone worker safety

With the New Year in sight, Reliance High-Tech is reminding all UK public sector and not-for-profit organisations that they only have until 30 April 2017 to sign up for or renew a contract for its Reliance Protect lone worker safety service package via an exclusive NHS Framework...
Posted On 21 Dec 2016
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Lone worker welfare service from Reliance High-Tech set to boost staff safety

Reliance High-Tech is enhancing its Reliance Protect lone worker service by introducing a new welfare check capability for those lone workers entering high risk situations, in turn adding a further layer of safety and reassurance for both staff and employers. Reliance High-Tech...
Posted On 16 Sep 2016
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Guide to services for the retail environment launched by BSIA’s Lone Worker Section

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has introduced a guide to lone worker services for the retail sector. Aimed at employers and stakeholders operational in that space, the document highlights the importance of lone worker safety and explains how lone worker devices...
Posted On 24 Jun 2016
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Extension to NHS Framework Agreement for Reliance High-Tech boosts UK lone worker safety

Reliance High-Tech has confirmed that its exclusive Framework Agreement for delivering Reliance Protect lone worker safety services to staff in both the NHS and the UK’s public sector is now extended for a further year until April 2017. In practice, the Framewor...
Posted On 19 Apr 2016
Left to Right: SSAIB CEO Alex Carmichael, Cllr Yasemin Brett and Alan Gardner
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Enfield Council’s Public Safety Centre celebrates “unprecedented” array of security achievements

The Security Systems and Alarms Inspection Board (SSAIB) has presented a range of certificates to Enfield Council’s Public Safety Centre. In an official ceremony held at the site in north London, the security, fire and telecare certification body’s CEO Alex Carmichael and...
Posted On 15 Dec 2015
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Lone worker companies call for Health and Safety policy reviews due to new Sentencing Council guidelines

Members of the British Security Industry Association’s (BSIA) Lone Worker Section have called for companies to review their Health and Safety policies in light of new guidelines that have just been issued by the Sentencing Council relating to Health and Safety, food and corporate...
Posted On 17 Nov 2015
The BSIA has welcomed revisions to BS 7958 on CCTV
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BSIA welcomes revision of British Standard BS 7958 on CCTV operation and management

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has welcomed the revision of British Standard BS 7958 Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) Management and Operation Code of Practice, which has been updated to take into account the latest legislation. BS 7958:2015 provides...
Posted On 13 Oct 2015