This Personal Safety for Lone Workers online course will provide you with a variety of practical controls that you can implement in your work environment to help keep lone workers safe from harm.

Who Should Take This Course?
This online course is designed for anybody who has to work alone or who is left alone with customers or other members of the public at some time in their working day. The course is also ideal for managers and colleagues of Lone Workers.

The course is divided into 3 easy to follow interactive modules and includes a multiple choice test at the end:

Course Content
1. Introduction to Lone Working – who are lone workers? What are the risks? What does the law say about lone working? Employer and lone worker responsibilities.
2. Risk Assessments and Control Measures –what is a risk assessment? Consulting employees, identifying the hazards, deciding who might be harmed, evaluating the risks, control measures for lone workers, control measures for accidents and emergencies, recording findings and reviewing and updating.
3. Setting Up a Safe System of Work – the hierarchy of control, advantages of lone working, when lone working cannot be avoided, reducing the risks, first aid and emergency procedures, monitoring and supervision and training.

By the end of this course learners will be able to:
• Define what is meant by ‘Lone Working’ and describe the legal obligations associated with it
• Identify potential risks and how to control them
• Supervise and train Lone Workers to verify they are working safely
• Understand the different steps required when undertaking a risk assessment.
• Be aware of the appropriate control measures that can be implemented in order to keep lone workers safe from harm.
• Understand what needs to be included in a safe system of work for lone workers.

Course Info
Developed by Health & Safety Professionals
Accredited by both RoSPA and CPD
Fully online course and test with no time limits
On completion, certificate is instantly downloadable

  • Lone Working
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed