Lone Worker Training Course
This Lone Working training course concentrates on the dangers and risks of working alone. According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), "You're a lone worker if you work by yourself without close or direct supervision." This description falls under a variety of job roles and sectors.
Due to the variety of roles and tasks at work that may require lone working, this can pose various risks and challenges, which can dramatically increase depending on the type of work being carried out.
We all hold a responsibility, either as an employee or employers, to help prevent the risks surrounding working alone. This includes raising awareness of the hazards that might be posed.
- Helps you comply with Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005
- Work towards compliance with UK Health and Safety legislation
- Train online at your own pace with a full audio voiceover
- Accredited by CPD
- Certificate on successful completion
- Course duration: 30 minutes
- Unlimited resits at no cost
Who is this Online Lone Worker Training for?
This course is ideal for both employers who have workers who work alone and employees who are lone workers themselves. It looks at the roles and responsibilities of both parties, as well as the dangers and risks that working alone poses.
Lone Worker Training Certification
Our entire library of training courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as adhering to the universally recognised Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
Upon passing the online assessment you will have the options to both print and download your Lone Worker Training Certificate in PDF format. In addition to this an automated email will also be sent to your chosen email address containing a link to your certificate ensuring you always have access to a copy.
Furthermore, a QR code is displayed on each certificate which when scanned by a smartphone links to our certification database. This allows employers, auditors and local authority inspectors, for example, to establish a certificates validity instantly and at any time.
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This course looks at the risks surrounding lone working and how individual industries or job roles factor in the dangers that may arise when working alone. It is essential that both employers and employees are aware of the risks and how they can take sufficient steps to help protect themselves or their workers as best as possible.
On completion of the course, you should be able to:
- State what lone working means
- List some industries that may require people to work alone
- Identify the definitions of a hazard and a risk
- Identify some of the risks associated with lone working
- List some safety concerns that are associated with working alone
- Name some safety measures that could help prevent lone workers from coming to harm
- Identify some risks surrounding home working
- Identify the recommended five steps to a risk assessment
- List some employer responsibilities
- State some employee responsibilities
- List some exceptions to lone working
- Identify why communication is important when working alone
Training Course Content
This course is made up of the following modules:
An Introduction to Lone Working
This section introduces the learner to the course and looks at the definition of lone working.
Module 1 - Risks and Hazards to Lone Working
This section of the course concentrates on the risks and hazards surrounding working alone. It looks at different scenarios and the risks and hazards associated with a variety of industries and job roles and how to prevent risks from arising.
Module 2 - Employer and Employee Responsibilities
This section of the course covers the roles and responsibilities of both the employee and employer. Each person holds their own duties to ensure that risks have been assessed and care is taken whilst working alone.
Module 3 - The Importance of Communication
This final section covers the importance of proper communication when working alone, which devices or methods of communication are recommended to use, and how often to maintain communication.
On completion of the course lessons and training material an online assessment will automatically unlock. The assessment will contain 15 multiple-choice questions and a mark of 75% or above will be required to pass.
The assessment will be marked instantly and so you will know straight away if you have passed or not. If you don't pass first time there's no need to worry. Unlimited resits at absolutely no additional charge are available so you can retake the assessment again as many times as you need to.
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