Lone Working

Lone workers are those people who work by themselves without either close supervision or other workers for company.  They may work in fixed establishments, be mobile workers or a mix of both.  Lone working is not prohibited in most cases, but employers will need to risk assess some work situations where a lone worker will be at a greater level of risk of harm.

Aim:

The course talks about lone working activities or situations where a worker could be at risk.  It outlines different ways employers and employees can manage lone worker risks.

Who should Attend:

Workers who routinely work alone and anyone responsible for planning or supervising lone working activities.

Course Outline:

Common hazards and greater risk

H&S law and lone working

High Risk activities when lone working is not a safe option

Management systems to reduce risk to personal safety when working in the community

Practical factors, e.g. driving, adverse weather conditions, working after dark

Practical actions to consider if a lone worker cannot be contacted or may be in danger

Duration:

2-hours.  Held at a location of your choice.  This course can also be conducted using either Zoom or Teams applications.

NOTE:

At the completion of the course delegates will be given a certificate of attendance.  This course is not accredited.