Statistics from the British Crime Survey show that the number of individuals classed as lone workers has been steadily growing, and that as many as 150 lone workers are attacked every single day in the UK. Employees working alone may be left in a situation where they are unable to alert someone for help in the case of an accident, confrontation, or sudden illness - so it’s important that these specific risks are identified early, and effectively controlled.
About the Course
As an employer, if you employ or manage someone who is required to work in isolation from others or to work without direct supervision, then there is legal obligation to ensure that the risks to employees’ health and safety are carefully managed. This Lone Working Awareness online training course raises awareness of the dangers associated with lone working and the practical steps that can be taken to minimise and control the risks that lone working presents. The course covers the main hazards, applicable legislation, risk assessment, risk reduction measures and key responsibilities of the individual. The course covers:
CPD Accreditation Board
This course has been designed to help companies or people who employ, manage, or supervise lone workers to understand the risks posed by lone working - so that they can implement an effective safe system of work. The course would also be beneficial for lone workers themselves who wish to learn more about the regulations, risk assessments and appropriate lone working control measures.
The course lasts for approximately 4 to 5 hours depending on the learner’s abilities and reading speed. However, you can enter and exit this course as often as you require but you must complete each assessment in one sitting as they will reset if you exit during an assessment phase.
The Introduction comprises the following topics:
1. Overview of Personal Security
2. Psychology of Conflict Situations
3. The Mental States of Readiness
4. ARM BAR
5. Conflict Management
6. Improvised Self Defence
7. Assessing Your Environment
Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Certification
This course is fully approved by the CPD Accreditation Board which is an internationally recognised certification. Learners will receive an electronic copy of the official course certificate in PDF format upon successful completion of the course via the eLearning system. Each of these CPD Certificates will provide the following information to the learner:
£45.00 Ex VAT
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