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Skyguard’s Lone Worker Accreditations

Our complete personal safety service is accredited to the highest industry standards

Lone Worker AccreditationsProtection of your employees, assets and those in your care is a serious business. At Skyguard, we strictly adhere to the best practices; stringently follow guidelines set by the industry and continually keep up with legislation.

We are also innovators in our sector and have played an instrumental part in developing industry standards for better lone worker protection. As a committee member of the British Security Industry Association’s (BSIA) Lone Worker Section, Skyguard advises and works with key industry stakeholders; the National Police Chief’s Council (NPCC), the British Standards Institute (BSI), and numerous other regulatory bodies.

Our service is constantly monitored, assessed and rigorously tested to ensure that you receive the very best possible service. But don’t take our word for it… our accreditations are listed below.

NSI's ARC Gold

BS 5979:2007: Category II

the British Standard for Alarm Receiving Centres (ARCs); Category II compliance makes possible the highest level of police response.

BS EN ISO 9001:2008

the international quality standard which relates to Skyguard’s Quality Management System.

BS 8484:2016: Clause 7

the British Standard for lone worker device services; Clause 7 relates to the ARC. Skyguard is certified to all five Clauses of the Standard under the NSI Guarding Gold Certificate.

National Security Inspectorate’s ARC Gold

external Auditor’s scheme encompassing the above certifications.

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NSI’s Guarding Gold

BS 8484:2016

the British Standard for lone worker device services; Skyguard is certified to all five elements of the standard; the company, the devices/apps, training, the ARC and the response services.

BS 7858:2012

the British Standard for security screening of individuals employed in ARCs; all Skyguard employees are externally screened to the standard, and DBS checked to Enhanced Disclosure Level.

BS 7984:2008

the British Standard for keyholding and response services, which covers the Skyguard National Response Service.

National Security Inspectorate’s Guarding Gold

external Auditor’s scheme encompassing the above certifications.

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WEEE Registered

As part of our commitment to minimise the impact on the environment, Skyguard is registered with the Environment Agency and an authorised Waste Electrical Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive compliance scheme. This ensures the safe disposal and recycling of our personal safety devices. Registration number: WEE/DJ3195TT.

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IFSEC Awards Winner

Skyguard are proud to have won an award at IFSEC’s prestigious Security and Fire Excellence Awards 2014. The award was in recognition of our work with Guy’s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust in the ‘Best Deployment of Lone Worker Technology’ category.

Achilles UVDB

Skyguard has been independently assessed as a supplier on Achilles’ Utilities Vendor Database (UVDB). Achilles is one of the world’s largest and most trusted providers for the monitoring and evaluating of supplier information to support the procurement process.

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Fast Track 100

In December 2016, Skyguard's parent company, Send For Help was announced as one of Britain’s fastest growing companies. The Fast Track 100 list, published in The Sunday Times, ranks Britain’s top 100 private companies with the fastest growing sales over their latest three years. The company ranks at no. 47 in the 2016 league table.