Introduction to Personal Safety for Lone

Introduction to Personal Safety for Lone Workers

Approved by IIRSM

Every day, thousands of people are exposed to situations where they are left alone in work premises, or when visiting members of the public during their working day.


There are many risks associated with working in isolation and without the support of colleagues, including accidents and violence.


This course acts as an introduction to personal safety for lone workers and applies to those that work alone within business premises, mobile workers and homeworkers.


It covers the legal responsibilities of both employers and employees, some of the common security precautions that can be implemented, practical steps you can take to avoid conflict in lone worker situations and other elements that can contribute to lone worker safety.

This course contains 6 modules:

Module 1 - Lone Worker Personal Safety: The Basics

Module 2 - The Law: Responsibilities

Module 3 - Assessing the Risks

Module 4 - Personal Safety Solutions

Module 5 - Practical Tips to Avoid Conflict

Module 6 - Reporting and Recording Incidents

Recommended System Requirements:

  • Up to date Website Browser (Chrome, Firefox & Safari work best)

  • Up to date video drivers

  • 1GB Ram

  • 3MBps download Broadband minimum

Course Duration: 45 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account for loading time or thinking time for questions).

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