When preparing employees to travel for work within housing, clear policies and procedures are essential. For employers, this means putting measures in place to fulfil their legal obligations and, more importantly, to safeguard their workforce.

Falls are the largest cause of emergency hospital admissions for older people with 70,000-75,000 people fracturing their hip as a result of falls in the UK each year, leading to medical costs of over £2 billion.

Peoplesafe discuss how employers must fulfil their duty of care by taking all reasonable steps to protect employees, and staff members to manage aggressive clients.

With 17.1% (4.2 million) of the population living in the social rented sector, it’s crucial that housing providers understand how to provide the right care for their tenants.

“Having an effective health and wellbeing strategy that prioritises your employees has the power to have a hugely positive impact on your business” says PfH nominated supplier Peoplesafe

Here’s Peoplesafe’s step-by-step guide to conducting a thorough risk assessment

When overseeing members of staff, it’s important that each and every employee’s safety is treated as a top priority. Here’s a few factors to consider from PfH Lone Worker supplier, Peoplesafe.

Personal safety for frontline housing staff should be a priority as these employees continue to play a vital role within society; however, working between locations during the winter months poses a new set of risks that must be considered.

It isn’t enough for a company to provide a lone worker protection system, they must also ensure that it is a system that workers understand and can access effectively. Here are six essential steps to protect your lone workers…

Technology continues to advance at pace, which as well as offering incredible benefits, of course also provides some challenges. As the UK also moves towards a fully digital communication network, providers have many aspects to consider when looking to upgrade telecare systems.