The Division may have employees who work by themselves without close or direct supervision.
Division recognizes that steps to reduce the risks associated with
working alone are necessary, that these risks need to be communicated
appropriately to employees and that the Division and its employees are
responsible for following safe work practices.
1.2. Orientations (Human Resources)
shall identify risks associated with those working alone, take the
following into consideration and communicate these to the employee:
Training (work safe practices including identifying tasks that require
assistance, employees working alone are confident in their safety, etc.)
1.2.2. Appropriate safety equipment (required for the job)
1.2.3. Communication (cell phone, methods of regular contact, estimated times of arrival, etc.)
1.2.4. Medical Emergencies (location of first aid kits, phone numbers, etc.)
1.2.5. Fire (location of fire extinguishers, exits, etc.)
1.2.6. Weather-related risks (emergency supplies for severe weather conditions, etc.)
2.2. The employee will take personal responsibility for sharing information regarding their whereabouts.
employee will inform their supervisor, the Occupational Health and
Safety Committee, or immediate supervisor of any concerns or incidents
regarding working alone.
Reference: Saskatchewan’s Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, 1996, Section 35.
Saskatchewan School Boards Association Lone Worker Policy