Introduction to Personal Safety for Lone Workers

Introduction to Personal Safety for Lone Workers

Course Number

VEL-1

Time Required*

45 minutes

Assessment

Formal (multiple choice)

Approvals

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.

Recommended System Requirements

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

Suitable for:

Care, Education and Commercial

Care, Education and Commercial

Course

Introduction to Personal Safety for Lone Workers

Duration: 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).

CourseModule NumberModule NamePass % Required
Introduction to Personal Safety for Lone Workers1Lone Worker Personal Safety: The Basics70
Introduction to Personal Safety for Lone Workers2The Law: Responsibilities70
Introduction to Personal Safety for Lone Workers3Assessing the Risks70
Introduction to Personal Safety for Lone Workers4Personal Safety Solutions70
Introduction to Personal Safety for Lone Workers6Practical Tips to Avoid Conflict70
Introduction to Personal Safety for Lone Workers7Reporting and Recording Incidents70