Introduction to Personal Safety for Lone Workers e-Learning

eIntroduction to personal safety for lone workers

Introduction to Personal Safety for Lone Workers e-Learning

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.

Who should complete this course

  • Lone workers
  • Managers with lone workers in their team

Course syllabus

  • Lone Worker Personal Safety: The Basics
  • The Law: Responsibilities
  • Assessing the Risks
  • Personal Safety Solutions
  • Practical Tips to Avoid Conflict
  • Reporting and Recording Incidents

Course duration

  • With this on-line course you can stop and restart your learning to suit your time constraints
  • 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)
  • Please note you will need a 3Mb+ internet enabled device (e.g. computer, laptop, tablet or smart-phone) to study this course, which is Windows7 or MAC OSX10.8+ with Flash Player 10+

Course costs

Assessment

  • The course consists of six modules with questions at the end. 
  • You are given the chance to review all your answers at the end of each module before final submission and you will be given 3 attempts at each module to achieve a pass
  • On successful completion of the course, you will be able to download your certificate to print immediately
  • This course is approved by IIRSM
    (Our IIRSM approved courses are owned by VideoTile Learning Ltd and are distributed under licence)

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