Legal and practical aspects for those with responsibility for Lone Workers.
This course gives the learner a good understanding of how lone working is covered by health and safety law and highlights the importance of conducting a risk assessment before every lone working episode. It goes on to demonstrate what should be involved in a risk assessment and discusses ways of reducing possible risk.
Chapter 1: Definition, roles and responsibilities
This chapter includes an introduction to the course and discusses the definition of a lone worker, roles and responsibilities under health and safety law, and highlights what should be done before undertaking a lone working activity.
Chapter 2: Travelling, technology and reporting
This chapter covers travelling, technology and temporary work and the importance of accurate reporting of incidents.