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Our wearable panic alarm is an easy-to-access and discreet way to get help in an emergency

  • Discreet panic alarm button can be hidden on clothing such as belt, lanyard, watch or bra strap
  • StaySafe app users can utilise the V.BTTN as an extra precaution without unlocking their phone

Our wearable lone worker alarm protects your employees in an emergency, wherever they are in New Zealand or around the world

The V.BTTN lone working device from StaySafe makes it easy for employees to use our lone working app without unlocking their phone.

By simply connecting the button to their smartphone device via Bluetooth, the employee can click or hold the button to continue checking in or send their employer a panic alert. It also works as a man down alert, automatically triggering an alert if it detects a fall.

Using a wearable device paired with the StaySafe app provides a flexible option for those who may not have easy access to their phone during a lone working session – for example, working at height, whilst driving or in sensitive situations. The V.BTTN can be attached to a work belt, stuck to the car dashboard or hidden on a bra strap or pocket to ensure staff can still check in at all times.

Key features of the StaySafe V.BTTN lone working device​

Discreet Panic Alarm

Send a panic alert discreetly and out of view when faced with a difficult situation or individual

Man Down Alarm

Automatic Man Down alerts are sent when the button detects a fall or impact

Dust and Weather-proof

Durable technology means the V.BTTN is suitable for use in any work environment

Quick Check-in

Continue to check into a running session at the touch of a button

Convenient Access

The V.BTTN can be worn on a wristband, pendant or clip for convenient access

Compact Design

With a diameter of only 1.3 inches, the button is unobtrusive and can remain hidden

Benefits of the StaySafe V.BTTN Lone Working Device​

Panic Alarm

We recommend pairing ‘Panic Alarm’ with press-and-hold to avoid false alerts.


Single-click allows users to check into a session quickly and effortlessly.

Man Down Alarm

The device detects falls from a height of approximately 3 feet and triggers an alert.

The V.BTTN works whenever the StaySafe app is running on the user’s phone – even if this is in the background. Once paired to a device, the user is able to assign check-in and panic functions to two options: single click, and press-and-hold.

Pairing your device with V.BTTN is a great solution for anyone working in fast-paced, social or industrial work environments, where pushing a button may be a more convenient way of using the StaySafe app.

Using the V.BTTN when working away from a phone

Driving, working at height, with gloves or machinery, means that using a phone is not always convenient to check in or raise an alarm. The StaySafe V.BTTN allows your employees to check in by simply touching a wearable button.

Similarly, if they suffer an accident, calling for help may not be possible. Wearing the button on their person allows an injured employee to easily access the panic button without worsening the injury, while falls from approximately 3 feet will trigger an automatic Man Down alert

Benefits of the V.BTTN lone worker alarm when visiting clients

When carrying out home visits or working closely with clients and customers, using a phone could distract from the conversation. Using the V.BTTN lone worker alarm allows your employees to continue to check in with you, without disrupting the visit.

At the same time, if an employee is threatened or attacked whilst working alone, taking out a phone could aggravate the situation. The discreet V.BTTN enables your employees to raise a panic alert quickly and discreetly.

Monitor and respond to alerts

Depending on the size of your team and resources, you can choose to monitor activity in the Hub in-house or outsource to one of our professional 24/7 monitoring and response partners. You can also combine both options to structure a bespoke service that meets your needs.



Monitoring your employees in house via the StaySafe Hub is easy, low cost and eliminates the need for paper trails and routine check-in calls. The flexibility of the Hub allows you to decide how you manage your employees and alert responses.


We also work alongside professional monitoring partners to offer round the clock monitoring and response services for lone worker emergencies. Available 24/7, external monitoring is a great solution for those with minimal in-house resources, larger organisations or those who operate out of hours such as through the night.

What our customers say about StaySafe

“StaySafe is a powerful app that has been quickly adopted by our staff as they carry smartphones already. As well as the check in features and GPS monitoring, the non-movement alert was a key selling point for us. We now get an alert if an employee has been inactive for a period of time and if we can’t get hold of them we can start procedures to check on their wellbeing immediately.

This early indication that something might be wrong can provide us with vital time to get help to an employee who may have had an accident but was unable to signal for help”.

Kim Bedford

Coombes Forestry

If you are looking for a lone worker solution trusted by clients all over the globe, we would love to hear from you.

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