Businesses are reopening while battling the twin challenges of the pandemic outbreak and social strife. The resulting economic downturn has forced most businesses to cut back on staff.
A wide spectrum of industries, including retailers, restaurants, banks, hospitality chains, and real estate companies are navigating a new environment where employees are increasingly on their own in vulnerable situations. For example, retail chains now have more lone workers responsible for store openings and closings, bank runs, and curbside deliveries. Protecting these lone workers is critical in this new landscape.