FOI Request - Lone Working Safety
I am writing to you under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 requesting the following information regarding lone working within your Council (as part of a wider study into safer working practices within the Public Sector).
Q 1: Please confirm if your Council has a lone working policy.
Q2: Are risk assessments conducted for employees when working alone?
Q3: How many of your employees have reported assaults/attacks whilst working alone for the year 2014?
Q3: Please confirm whether any staff use protective equipment (personal alarms/mobile phones/apps). If no, please skip to Q7.
Q4: Does your Council use an external supplier for these alarms/apps? If so, who?
Q5: How many personal alarms or mobile phones does your Council have for the provision of lone working staff?
Q6: How much is spent on the provision for lone worker protection per annum?
Q7: Please provide the job titles of the persons who are / or would be responsible for your lone worker policy and the purchasing of personal alarms/mobiles/apps
Q8: Please list the name and contact details (phone, email) of these person(s)
(1) Yes - policy can be found here.
(5) Information is not held and is therefore exempt under Section 17 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002
(7) Not a central budget - out to individual services.
(8) Service Managers
(9) Health and Safety Manager, Doug Reid, 01343 563073, Doug.Reid@moray.gov.uk