Personal Safety and Lone Working

Course Description
This course is a general awareness course designed to give staff an overall understanding of the risks associated with working alone and risk reduction strategies which will make lone working safer

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Cost
Courses start from £300 plus VAT for half day training
(Maximum 16 candidates)

Assessment & Award
This course assessment is a short exercise aimed at ensuring staff have gained the necessary knowledge. On successful completion candidates will be awarded the appropriate certificate

Duration
3 hours (Half Day)

Cost
This course costs£300 plus VAT (Total Cost £360) for half day training – these costings are based on a maximum of 16 candidates (This includes exams, in house certificates and all associated costs)

For OCN Accreditation please add an extra £15 for certification.

Venue
This course could be run at our Training Centre in Rainham, Kent but is typically run at client locations throughout the UK.

Testimonials

I enjoyed this course and find it extremely relevant to my everyday working.

Samantha, October 2014

The course has highlighted the importance of safety when lone working.

Kerry, October 2014

Content
◾What is Lone Working?
◾Legislation and Responsibilities
◾Risk Management and Lone Working
◾Identifying hazards
◾Controls
◾Safety strategies for Lone Workers:
◾On the road and out and about
◾In other people’s homes
◾In the office
◾Action planning

By the end of the course learners will have:
◾Understood what lone working is and the safety and legal implications it has for both the worker and the organisation
◾Explored the relevant legislation connected with lone working
◾Considered the importance of thorough risk assessment and organisational responsibilities
◾Considered what would constitute a ‘personal safety kit’ for lone workers in their organisational setting
◾Explored policies and procedures to ensure that they are in line with requirements
◾Explored the various safety strategies for lone workers
◾Formulated an action plan for their organisation to ensure compliance