Lone Worker Solutions
for Public Sector

Why choose Cantium?

Wholly owned by Kent County County (KCC), our public sector heritage along with the work we do to support the care sector, means we understand the challenges that you face in trying to protect lone workers.

Anywhere SIM by Cantium utilises the UK’s most reliable connectivity to provide reassurance, reliability and safety for individuals and their public sector employers alike.

With the safety and security of staff at the heart of everything we do, we help protect lone workers employed by councils, local authorities, the care sector and NHS Trusts across the UK.

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  • 99% UK Coverage
    Providing the UK’s most reliable coverage

  • 24/7 Alarm Centre
    24-hour connection to our UK-based call centre

  • Approved Supplier
    Available on Network Services 2 & G Cloud 11 framework

Lone Worker Solutions for Public Sector Organisations

If you are responsible for the safety of lone worker employees, Anywhere SIM by Cantium provides reliable solutions to stay connected and provide instant assistance. Anywhere SIM is the UK’s leading provider of multi network mobile, allowing you to roam seamlessly across multiple mobile networks to locate the best mobile coverage wherever you are. 

Many local authorities, housing associations and NHS trusts, as well as businesses throughout the UK are receiving the nation’s most reliable coverage through the Anywhere SIM.

By utilising GPS tracking and geofencing alerts alongside our SIM, we can ensure lone workers are provided with an unparalleled level of security and resilience in one seamless solution.

Lone workers can be monitored and connected to an alarm centre or key contact at the touch of a button, using devices that can be configured and adapted to meet your specific business needs.


Footprint is a discreet and reliable GPS tracker, with SOS button and 2-way communication. This wearable tracker can be paired to connect with up to 3 mobiles or our 24/7 alarm centre, and SMS and email alerts are also sent at the time of call if required.

Our secure web portal receives regular location information to provide real time tracking and stores all the data received. This can be used to provide reporting if an incident has occurred and for risk management.


  • Roaming SIM
    Our roaming SIM automatically connects to the strongest available major UK network, providing 99% UK coverage

  • GPS Tracking
    GPS tracking and geofencing enables call-handlers and employers to swiftly identify the lone worker’s location

  • Pooled Employee Data Usage
    Sharing monthly data between all devices provides a cost-effective solution for organisations
  • Secure Configuration
    Only approved users can configure devices

  • Assistance Button
    Calling contacts in rotation until one responds, opening up a two-way conversation

  • SMS Text Messaging
    Sent to contacts simultaneously, showing the location and speed of the device, and the alert type

  • Alert Types
    Assistance alerts, geographic alerts, plus many others

  • Incoming Calls
    Incoming calls are easily received 

  • BS8484 Compliant
    Meeting the UK lone working standard

  • Expert Customer Support
    Our friendly, UK-based support team are on-hand to provide expert advice you can rely on
Footprint GPS tracker


OwnFone is the easy way to talk. It offers the ability for lone workers to contact people, and be contacted at the press of a single button, giving both the employer and employee peace of mind.

The OwnFone Mobile handset allows the user to make calls to a number of pre-programmed numbers and also receive calls.


  • Small and Light
    OwnFone is credit card sized and only weighs 40g
  • Customised
    The OwnFone can be designed in line with your branding
  • Non-stigmatising
    Looks very different from a traditional alarm button
  • Wearable
    We supply a colour matched lanyard with every OwnFone Mobile
  • Safe and Secure
    OwnFone Mobile only calls the people you choose
  • Ready to Use
    OwnFone arrives pre-programmed
  • Available in Any Colour
    Branded to your business or personalised by you
Ownfone preprogrammed handset

Case Studies

Kent County Council

Anywhere SIM by Cantium keeps KCC connected to their lone workers throughout the county.

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