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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.

Our 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.

Our course covers:
Module 1 – Lone Worker Personal Safety: The Basics
Module 2 – The Law: Responsibilities
Module 3 – Assessing the Risks
Module 4 – Personal Safety Solutions
Module 5 – Practical Tips to Avoid Conflict
Module 6 – Reporting and Recording Incidents

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).

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