Introduction to Personal Safety for Lone Workers Training

Course Description

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.

Introduction to Personal Safety for Lone Workers Training

Course Information

Course Number Course Validity Course Duration Course Assessment Course Accreditation Course Approvals
VEL0223-45 minutesFormal (multiple choice)IIRSM-

Course Modules

Module No. Module Name Pass % Required
1Lone Worker Personal Safety: The Basics70
2The Law: Responsibilities70
3Assessing the Risks70
4Personal Safety Solutions70
5Practical Tips to Avoid Conflict70
6Reporting and Recording Incidents70
770

Course Downloads

System Requirements

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)
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