Thu, 27 May | Live Online Training

Lone Worker Training - in Schools

Online Training for school staff. Lone workers face specific risks that employees in busy workplaces are less likely to encounter so it’s important that they are identified early and effectively controlled.
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Lone Worker Training - in Schools

Time & Location

27 May, 13:00 – 15:00 BST
Live Online Training

About the Event

Lone Worker Training 

 

If you employ or manage someone who is required to work in isolation from others or without direct supervision, then it’s essential that the risks to their health and safety are carefully managed. Lone workers face specific risks that employees in busy workplaces are less likely to encounter so it’s important that they are identified early and effectively controlled.

This online course will provide you with a variety of practical controls that you can implement in your work environment to help keep lone workers safe from harm.

What you will learn?

At the end of the course learners will understand:  

  By the end of this course, learners will: • Understand the risks to health and safety posed by lone working. • Know what the law requires of employers and employees in regards to lone working. • Understand the different steps required when undertaking a risk assessment. • Be aware of the appropriate control measures that can be implemented in order to keep lone workers safe from harm. • Understand what needs to be included in a safe system of work for lone workers. 

  •  Module One: Introduction to Lone Working This module looks at the definition of ‘lone working’ and outlines employers’ legal responsibilities in regards to keeping lone workers safe. 
  •  Module Two: Risk Assessments and Control Measures This module provides an overview of each step of the risk assessment process, explaining how employers and managers can identify hazards and ensure suitable control measures are chosen. The module also provides practical advice on the control measures for lone workers that can be implemented. 
  •  Module Three: Setting Up a Safe System of Work This module explains what needs to be considered when setting up a safe system of work for lone workers and explains some further, practical control measures that can be implemented in order to reduce the risks to health and safety 

Course duration

2 hours

Course Tutor

Our health and safety consultants are qualified and experienced professionals with an appropriate background in this topic. All consultants are experienced in delivering engaging health and safety training, and hold professional membership of the chartered Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).

 

Course Test

There is a short informal assessment attached to this course. Delegates who successfully complete the training in full will receive a certificate of training.

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