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Course details

Course objectives:

  • Employers’ responsibilities for lone workers’ safety
  • Lone workers’ responsibilities for their own safety
  • Equipment and procedures to help make lone workers safer

Course content:

  • What is a lone worker?
  • risk assessments
  • employers’ responsibilities for the safety of lone workers
  • workers’ responsibilities for their own safety
  • homeworking
  • travelling for work
  • working in other people’s home
  • techniques for staying safe
  • dealing with aggression
  • reporting concerns
  • useful equipment
  • sources of advice
Course length
30 minutes
Target group
The course is for anyone who works alone or who is responsible for workers who work alone which includes: Social care and healthcare staff in people’s homes Employees who work from home Staff who work outside office hours Employees who meet clients or customers in private

This course can be accessed through the Council’s E-learning platform.
If you are unable to access the E-learning platform please contact: