Introduction to Personal Safety for Lone Workers Online Course
Every day, thousands of people are exposed to situations where they are left alone on work premises when visiting members of the public during their working day, or working from home.
There are many risks associated with working in isolation, without the support of colleagues. These risks can include 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.
This course is aimed at anyone who works alone or manages people that work alone
IIRSM approval means that this course meets the rigorous standards of this leading industry body.
Online training is flexible, efficient and cost-effective, so candidates can progress through the modules at their own pace, in their own time, making it easy to fit the training around their work and personal life.
Courses that would complement this one would be:
Display Screen Equipment for anyone who works from home.
Conflict Resolution for anyone who may find themselves in a conflict situation or that has to work with difficult people as part of their job.
Sales Skills for those people working in a sales role.COURSE OUTLINE
Lone Worker Personal Safety: The Basics
The Law: Responsibilities
Assessing the Risks
Personal Safety Solutions
Practical Tips to Avoid Conflict
Reporting and Recording IncidentsDuration:
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).Recommended System Requirements
- Browser: Up to date web browser
- Video: Up to date video drivers
- Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
- Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)
What is the structure of the course?
The course is broken down into bite-sized modules. You're free to spend as much or as little time as you feel necessary on each section, simply log in and out of the course at your convenience.
Where / when can I study the course?
You can study the course any time you like. Simply log in and out of the web-based course as often as you require. The course is compatible with all computers and most tablet devices etc. so you can even study while on the move! As long as you have access to the internet, you should be able to study anywhere that's convenient.
Is there a test at the end of the course?
Once you have completed all the modules there is a multiple-choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken at the time and location of your choosing.
What if I don't pass the test?
If you don’t pass the test first time then you will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times you can take the test. All test retakes are included within the price of the course.
Certificate of Completion: Upon completion of your training course, you will receive a CPD Certified Certificate of Completion displaying your full name, course completed as well as the date of completion. You can print this out or save it digitally to showcase your accomplishment.
When will I receive my certificate?
Need to train your Team? Contact Us for Discounts on Multiple Subscription Purchases
Once you have completed your test you can log in to your account and download/print your certificate any time you need it.