Introduction to Personal Safety for Lone Workers
Approved by: IIRSM & IOSH
Every day, thousands of people are exposed to situations where they are left alone in work
premises, when visiting members of the public during their working day, or working from home.
There are many risks associated with working in isolation, without the support of colleagues. These
risks can include 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 is aimed at anyone who works alone or manages people that work alone.
IIRSM approval means that this course meets the rigorous standards of this leading industry body.
Online training is flexible, efficient and cost-effective, so candidates can progress through the
modules at their own pace, in their own time, making it easy to fit the training around their work
and personal life.
Courses that would complement this one would be:
Display Screen Equipment for anyone who works from home.
Conflict Resolution for anyone who may find themselves in a conflict situation or that has to work
with difficult people as part of their job.
Sales Skills for those people working in a sales role.
|Module Number||Module Name||Pass % Required|
|1||Lone Worker Personal Safety: The Basics||70|
|2||The Law: Responsibilities||70|
|3||Assessing the Risks||70|
|4||Personal Safety Solutions||70|
|5||Practical Tips to Avoid Conflict||70|
|6||Reporting and Recording Incidents||70|
Recommended System Requirements
• Browser: Up to date web browser
• Video: Up to date video drivers
• Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
• Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)
Duration: 45 minutes(Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off.
It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions)