Introduction to Personal Safety for Lone Workers

IIRSM approved


This course can be purchased for £35 on an individual license basis.
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Course Overview

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.

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.

Course Content

This course has a required passrate of 70% and a duration of at least 45 minutes.

  1. Lone Worker Personal Safety: The Basics
  2. The Law: Responsibilities
  3. Assessing the Risks
  4. Personal Safety Solutions
  5. Practical Tips to Avoid Conflict
  6. Reporting and Recording Incidents

System Requirements

An up-to-date web browser
Up to date video drivers and media players
Memory of at least 1Gb RAM
Broadband download speed of at least 3Mbps

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