South Yorkshire lone worker experts expands with appointments

11 June 2015

South Yorkshire lone worker specialist Peoplesafe has announced appointments to two new roles within the business.

The company behind the gold standard service for lone worker safety has appointed Janet Downing as sales manager for strategic accounts. Janet has many years experience in solution sales in the mobile telecommunications and personal safety sectors.

Sarah Windrum, who is CEO of Emerald Communications, joins the board as a non-executive director.

Ian Johannessen, managing director of Peoplesafe, said: “This is a tremendously exciting time for us, our development as a business continues apace. Janet and Sarah are both exceptionally talented individuals who share our culture and passion. With their support Peoplesafe remains set to be the most valued lone worker service in the UK.

“Janet has the experience to ensure our strategic partnerships and accounts remain deeply connected to our ethos for providing services.”

Sarah Windrum said: “I understand how businesses develop within an absolute framework of integrity, transparency and accountability. I look forward to being part of a board that can hold the business to account for quality of service it offers to the market.”

Peoplesafe, which has its headquarters in Dinnington, is one of the UK’s leading providers of simple and lightweight equipment, monitoring services and training to keep employees as safe as possible. It provides an NSI Gold accredited service (the highest possible industry recognition), which is fully compliant with the British Standard for lone worker provision (8484) and is supported by a 24/7 monitoring centre.

Notes to editor

Attached photograph shows new non-executive director, Sarah Windrum.

Peoplesafe is the brand for lone worker safety solutions offered by Rocksure Systems Ltd, based at Church Lane, Dinnington, South Yorkshire.

Peoplesafe offers tailor-made solutions to lone worker issues, including product supply, training and a 24/7 monitoring service.

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