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How Woolies is arming staff against abusive customers

Woolworths is introducing safety cameras to protect staff. Image: Supplied.
Woolworths Group is doubling down on efforts to protect staff from violent and abusive customers by ramping up training and trialling the use of body cameras at select stores. Safety cameras are being introduced at Woolworths Supermarkets as a measure to prevent abuse of team members after assaults at its stores doubled last year.  “Nobody deserves to be abused at work, so it’s important we look at new measures to help keep our team members safe,” Woolworths director of stores Rob Mof