Safety Practices for Lone Workers

This half day training course aims to provide people working alone in potentially vulnerable situations, such as teachers and trainers, health professionals, estate agents or driving instructors with the tools to ensure a safe working environment where ever they are.

Please note : this course can be run either in your premises or remotely via conference calling software. Please , contact us for details.

1 Introduction: What does ‘Lone Worker’ mean?

This module explores what is meant by the term ‘lone worker’

2 Planning and Communication

This module explains the importance of planning to work alone, and the steps you need to take to make sure that other people are aware of where you are.

3 (optional) Safeguarding

This module explores working in a one to one situation with children or vulnerable adults and how to safeguard yourself against the possibility of false accusations.

4 Danger Signs and an introduction to Conflict Resolution

This module explores the warning signs lone workers need to be aware of that a situation may become violent or explosive. It addresses the methods available to diffuse potentially dangerous situations.

5 Stress

This module reflects on the effects of stress on the body and mind, and how this affects your ability to think and function rationally.