This interactive online course acts as an introduction to personal safety for lone workers and applies to those that work alone within business premises, mobile workers and homeworkers.

Course duration: 45 minutes

45 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

Cost: £35

Course details

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. This course acts as 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.

Course modules

Module 1: Lone Worker Personal Safety: The Basics

Module 2: The Law: Responsibilities

Module 3: Assessing the Risks

Module 4: Personal Safety Solutions

Module 5: Practical Tips to Avoid Conflict

Module 6: Reporting and Recording Accidents

How does it work?

You are given the chance to review all your answers at the end of each module before final submission and you will be given 3 attempts at each module to achieve a pass rate of at least 70%

Who should attend?

This course is aimed at those who work alone within business premises, mobile workers and homeworkers.

 

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