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Personal Safety for Lone Workers

Ensuring Lone Workers are not Put at Risk – What you Need to Know

Every day thousands of people are exposed to situations where they are left alone in work premises or when visiting members of the public during their working day.  There are many risks associated with working in isolation and without the support of colleagues, including accidents and violence.  The law requires employers to  deal with any health and safety risks before people are allowed to work alone. This online course is  an introduction to personal safety for lone workers and applies to those that work alone within business premises, mobile workers and homeworkers.  It covers the legal responsibilities of both employers and employees, some of the common security precautions that can be implemented, practical steps you can take to avoid conflict in lone worker situations and other elements that can contribute to lone worker safety.

This Online Personal Safety for Lone Workers  course is an effective way for learners to acquire essential working safely for lone workers knowledge at a fraction of the cost of conventional classroom training. It can also be used as part of a blended learning solution not included here. This course may take you up to 45 minutes to complete. This duration is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or study time on the questions.

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Course Objectives

On completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the basics of ensuring personal safety for lone workers
  • Review the current lone worker legislation and responsibilities
  • Conduct a risk assessment for your lone worker situation
  • Review commons personal safety solutions
  • Identify  practical tips for avoiding conflict
  • Record and report any incidents

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