Adult Social Care training and development - Personal Safety – Lone Working




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: [email protected]

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