As a WSPS Consultant, Meron Samuel spends much of her time travelling to remote locations by car to deliver training. She is one of thousands of Canadians who work alone, some or all the time, without direct supervision on or off the worksite. They may deliver services and products to homes or businesses, work alone after hours, work at home, or travel to geographically remote areas.
These workers face all sorts of hazards, some of them high risk. It's your legal duty to protect them just as you do other employees, but how do you manage it all from a distance? Meron has several tips to help you keep your lone workers safe.