Lone Worker Personal Safety Course

IIRSM Approved

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.

This course 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.

  • Approved by IIRSM (International Institute of Risk Safety Management)
  • Fully online course and assessment with no time limits
  • Approximate duration: 1 hour
  • On completion, quality assured certificate downloadable straight away

Who Should Take This Course?

This course is designed to help 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.

Certification

On successful completion of the course you will be able to download a quality assured certificate.

This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit. The certificate displays the IIRSM logo.

The Lone Worker Personal Safety certificate does not have an expiry date. The recommended renewal period for this training is 1 year. This is printed on your certificate.

Lone Worker Personal Safety online course overview

The Lone Worker Personal Safety online course has 6 modules and takes on average 1 hour to complete. The 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 con-flict in lone worker situations and other elements that can contribute to lone worker safety.

 

Course modules and Pass Mark

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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

 

Assessment

The online assessment is taken on completion of each training module, through several multiple-choice questions. You are required to get 70% on the tests to pass the course.

You can review all the answers before final submission and are given 3 attempts to achieve the required result.

The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed. In the unlikely event that don't pass don't worry! You can call us and we will offer you 3 FREE Re-tests.