Health & Social Care
 
Working Alone in Safety
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>>AIM
Participants will have an increased awareness of the potential risks faced when working alone and the need for safe working practices.

>>OBJECTIVES
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • State the definition of lone working
  • Describe the risk assessment process including task by task risk assessment
  • Explain the importance of team Safe Systems of Working
  • List the main parts of a safe system of work for lone working
  • Describe how personal attitudes and behaviours may affect their safety
  • Describe signs of aggression/conflict escalation
  • Discuss appropriate techniques for defusing aggression/conflict
  • Explain the importance of reporting incidents/near misses

>>DURATION
1/2 day.

>>PARTICIPANT NUMBERS
This course should be run for groups of up to 16.

>>DESIGNED FOR
Lone workers and their managers

The contents of this course will incorporate issues of equal opportunities and anti-oppressive practice to assist participants in understanding and challenging all forms of discrimination.

 

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