Personal Safety for Lone Workers
Lone working may be defined as any work activity which is intended to be carried out in isolation from other workers by an individual or a small team of people.
At the end of the course each delegate will have sufficient knowledge and the necessary skills to use ladders safely, including:-
To provide information, advice and practical support to anyone who works alone, either in an isolated environment or visiting or meeting people away from a colleague supported environment.
To provide training appropriate to the needs of the individual.
To deliver information in a format that allows each participant to develop their own strategies bespoke to the needs of their personal circumstances.
To provide each participant with skills to recognise potential problems and be proactive in risk reduction
Participants are not required to have any specific formal
entry qualification but are expected to have an interest in the subject.
The programme is suitable for those working for Local
Authorities, community groups and charitable organisations or in the commercial/retail/industrial sector.
The legal and personal implication of Health & Safety at
The importance of understanding and undertaking risk
The importance of sharing information and examining methods of achieving this effectively.
The significance of effective communication systems.
Travelling safely on foot, by car or by public transport.
Recognising potentially unsafe situations, or situations of deteriorating safety, and considering how to develop effective “escape” strategies.
Personal Safety in Other People’s Homes
Personal Safety in the Workplace (including lone working)
How to deal with conflict or threatening behaviour.
1 – day (6 hours
Maximum number of attendees
Certificate of Attendance
Please phone for more details.