EcoOnline acquires StaySafe, Specialists in Lone Worker protection

EcoOnline acquires StaySafe, a UK-based specialist in Lone Worker protection

Published June 15, 2022

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EcoOnline expands and strengthens its comprehensive EHS SaaS Solutions by acquiring StaySafe – a leading provider of cloud-based monitoring solutions that ensures lone workers are protected.

The changing patterns in the world of work, with more flexibility and technology, lone working is on the rise in almost every industry. As the name suggests, a lone worker is a person who performs their job alone, without someone else present or supervision. Lone workers can also be working with another person but are out of hearing or visual distance. 

StaySafe offers remote monitoring, panic alerts, and other solutions designed to protect lone or at-risk workers. Their platform includes an innovative and award-winning smartphone app and cloud-based monitoring solution that provides workers personal safety and security. The easy-to-use app tracks location in real-time, enabling employees to check in safely and request immediate assistance in an emergency. StaySafe also has several options for wearable device integration, and monitoring can be performed in-house or outsourced to response services in the relevant region.

EcoOnline's CEO, Göran Lindö, states: 
"Our mission in EcoOnline is to protect people and the environment. In StaySafe, we have found a team where the protection of people is in their DNA, and we see great potential for future joint growth and innovation. We believe StaySafe's solution is at the forefront of Lone Worker protection, and marrying it with our user-friendly EHS and chemical safety suite is an attractive match. Together, we will bring StaySafe's product to our 7 100+ customer base in the UK, Ireland, the US, and the Nordics, while offering our own broad EHS platform to StaySafe customers, creating a best-in-class on and off-site worker safety solution." 

StaySafe is based in London, was established in 2012, and has 35 employees. It has a market presence in the UK, Ireland, the USA, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand and has reported strong ARR and customer growth over several years.

The solution provides global coverage, and the company has over 850 clients and more than 40,000 users across the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. Amongst its loyal customer base is several blue-chip customers such as Nokia, KPMG, Skanska, and GE.

"We're delighted to become part of EcoOnline. For our customers, EcoOnline's significant resources will allow us to accelerate the development of the StaySafe Lone Worker product and offer some exciting new best-of-breed EHS solutions. EcoOnline's greater market access will allow us to accelerate our growth, particularly in areas where we have little presence. I think it's a great fit for our people, the company, and our clients," says Don Cameron, CEO of StaySafe.

StaySafe provides lone worker safety solutions to over 850 organizations and more than 40,000 users in the UK, Ireland, USA, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. The company offers a lone worker app, a cloud-based monitoring hub, wearable technology, and satellite tracking devices to protect remote employees. StaySafe can count on its loyal customer base, including blue-chip customers such as Veolia, Siemens, Ericsson, and GE.

EcoOnline is a European EHSQ SaaS market leader dedicated to developing software and creating safer and more sustainable workplaces while ensuring compliance. EcoOnline has offered a positive contribution to customers and society since its inception and is a leader in the Nordics, the UK, and Ireland. The company has experienced strong organic growth over the last years and has a clear history of successfully acquiring and integrating companies with the same level of employee engagement.


Author Helene Brodersen

Helene works as Head of ESG & Sustainability. She is passionate about connecting EcoOnline's solutions with the higher purpose of creating safer and more sustainable workplaces for people and the environment. As a former journalist, she dedicates her writing to translating complex topics into easy-to-read and engaging stories. Helene also holds a degree in Sustainability.

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