Statistics from the British Crime Survey have indicated that as many as 150 lone workers are attacked every day (both physical and verbal). Therefore, it is more important than ever to be aware of the risks lone workers face daily. This online Lone Working training course will teach your staff the vital knowledge they require.
Working alone is not in itself against the law and it will often be safe to do so. However, the law requires employers to consider carefully, and then deal with, any health and safety risks for people working alone. Some risks associated with lone working include sudden illness or accident; violence, threats or abuse; theft or intruders; and driving-related incidents. It is the responsibility of the employer to be aware of and monitor these risks.
This online Lone Working training will provide you with the correct knowledge and practical controls to implement in your workplace to help keep lone workers safe from harm. This includes the legal duties, how to assess and control the risks of lone working, good practices and strategies to reduce risks, and why supervision is important.
The aim of this Lone Working Safety training course is to greater increase your knowledge of lone working and its risks, as well as the relevant laws and legislation.