Lone workers face hazards that can be made significantly more high risk, if effective training has not been undertaken. Whether it’s dealing with aggressive members of the public or contractors, Lone Working places any employee at a greater degree of risk than those working in teams. It is essential that any employer have in place the right procedures to comply with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 to ensure the health, safety and welfare of all staff whilst at work.
Any risks and hazards associated with the task or lone working must be assessed and control measures implemented. This could include supervision, training, PPE or instruction. In addition, all employers must also check to make sure that the control measures are used and the risk assessment is reviewed.
Our online training course provides the perfect knowledge base for any lone workers, providing them with the correct information and skills to ensure they can make the right decisions in potentially hazardous situations.
To ensure the safety of employees who may work alone the course has been designed to achieve the following objectives: