Health & Social Care
Working Alone in Safety

Participants will have an increased awareness of the potential risks faced when working alone and the need for safe working practices.

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

1/2 day.

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

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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Working Alone in Safety