Personal Safety and Lone Working

Learn how to work safely whilst alone in the office, travelling or visiting someone in their home or a community setting.

Who the course is for:
This course is suitable for staff or volunteers who work alone or without close supervision. It provides an introduction for people who are new to their role as well as a refresher for more experienced practitioners.

Course date: Thursday 8 October 2020
Start Time: 10.00
End Time: 12.30

Course Content:

You will discuss your experiences and attitudes towards lone-working and review the key ingredients of lone-worker policies and procedures. You will assess lone-working risks, including COVID 19 and identify safe working practices in the office, online, on journeys and during visits. Finally, you will consider what to do after a lone-working incident.

Learning Outcomes:

Participants completing this course will be able to:
  • Explain the benefits of following lone-working procedures;

  • Describe the key ingredients of a lone-worker policy;

  • Assess lone-working risks including online and Covid 19;

  • Follow safe lone-working practices both inside and outside the office;

  • Take appropriate action after a lone-working incident.

About the Trainer:

Jon Clarke and Mark Sutton are both retired police officers and qualified teachers with PGCEs. Since 2012, they have delivered safety training to thousands of staff and volunteers in the public and voluntary sectors.


£15 Hertfordshire VCS organisation staff or volunteer
£25 Hertfordshire private and statutory organisations staff or volunteers
Upon booking, you will receive information on how to arrange payment of your course fee.

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