Issue details

OD/14/57 Lone Worker Monitoring System

Why is it being made listing reasons for the decision

A new lone worker system is required to help ensure lone worker safety in higher risk areas. Skyguard was chosen and agreed to be procured by CMT.


A three year contract for 81 devices was procured. A one off cost of £810 for the devices and then paid annually, totalling £29,160 + VAT.


Alternative options consider and why rejected

Skyguard was the preferred device in employee trials and offers more advantages over other providers at lower costs.

No changes – Health & Safety risk to employees carrying out lone working.


List any background documents

Lone Worker Monitoring Review 2014


Any Crime & Disorder, Equality, Social Value in Contracts, HR, Legal, Financial, ICT or Property implications

The web portal is web based and does not require any additional software and is low bandwidth usage.


Anyone who has been consulted during the decision making process

Corporate Health & Safety Manager and CMT.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 07/04/2015

Decision due: 26 Mar 2015 by Officer Decision