Introduction to Personal Safety for Lone Workers

£35.00

Approved by IIRSM

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.

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Guided Learning hours

Approximately 45 minutes are required for this course.

Form of Assessment

A short test concludes each module. A passmark of 70% is required to successfully pass the course.

Syllabus

  • Lone Worker Personal Safety: The Basics
  • The Law: Responsibilities
  • Assessing the Risks
  • Personal Safety Solutions
  • Practical Tips to Avoid Conflict
  • Reporting and Recording Incidents