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.
There are 6 modules in this training program, they are:
- Personal Safety – the basics
- Assessing the Risks
- Personal Safety Solutions
- Practical Tips
- Reporting and recording incidents
A minimum score of 70% need sot be achieved in each module in order to receive the certificate. The duration of the course is about 1 hour depending on internet speed and connectivity.