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Introduction to Personal Safety for Lone Workers Online Course

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Course Description

Every day, thousands of people are exposed to situations where they are left alone in 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.

Target Audience

This course is aimed at anyone who works alone or manages people that work alone.

Advantages

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.

Further Progression

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.

Duration

40 mins*

Price

£50+ VAT per candidate

Recommended System Requirements for Introduction to Personal Safety for Lone Workers Online Course 

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

Course

Module

Number

Module Name

Pass %

Required

Introduction to Personal

Safety for Lone Workers

1

Lone Worker Personal Safety: The Basics

70

Introduction to Personal

Safety for Lone Workers

2

The Law: Responsibilities

70

Introduction to Personal

Safety for Lone Workers

3

Assessing the Risks

70

Introduction to Personal

Safety for Lone Workers

4

Personal Safety Solutions

70

Introduction to Personal

Safety for Lone Workers

5

Practical Tips to Avoid Conflict

70

Introduction to Personal

Safety for Lone Workers

6

Reporting and Recording Incidents

70

IIRSM Approved

Contact us for a more in-depth discussion on your organisation’s requirements and how we can fully meet your expectations via our online course enquiry form here. Or call us on: 0191 375 5690. One of our team will get back to you with details on how we can help very soon.

 

Thank you for your time and interest in Vital Fire Solutions Ltd, Trading Arm of the County Durham and Darlington Fire Authority. 

 

 

 

Contact

Phone

0191 375 5690

Email

vfsenquiries@ddfire.gov.uk

Address

Vital Fire Solutions Ltd
Belmont Business Park, Durham, DH1 1TW