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Lone Working and Personal Safety

Subject categories: General Health and Social Care, Health and Safety

Course overview

This course has been developed to raise awareness of the importance of personal safety for lone workers. Learners will be able to identify areas of risk and look at practical solutions to avoid or minimise risk within their own working environments.

This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
HSE case studies, group discussions, small group activities, hazard identification games and completion of a personal action plan.
This course has been developed and mapped to:
The Care Certificate Standard 13
Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
HSE Guidance on the Risks of Lone Working
And the following QCF units:
Contribute to Health and Safety in Health and Social Care

Course content

Lone working
Company policies & procedures
Principles of risk assessment
Working safely in other people’s homes
Personal action planning
Communication systems
Dealing with violent & aggressive incidents
Reporting & recording procedures
Post incident support

Learning outcomes

State their own responsibilities, and the responsibilities of others, relating to Health and Safety in a work setting
Explain the use of risk assessments in relation to Health and Safety
Describe the security measures available in a work setting
Complete a personal action plan


3 hours

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