Lone Worker Training

Lone Worker Training

Lone Worker Training Course

Course Description:

Lone Worker Training is for anybody who works alone, including contractors, self-employed people and employees working remotely. Lone workers are those who work by themselves without close or direct supervision.This would include home workers and those visiting another premises where they may be in contact with people unknown to them but have no direct contact with their colleagues, supervisors, managers

It is also suitable for employers/managers/supervisors who need guidance on developing a lone worker policy for their employees.

Section 19 of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 requires employers to undertake a risk assessment of lone workers, and so this shall determine whether or not an employee may work alone. They must assess whether an employee is at significantly higher risk when working alone.

Lone workers should not be at more risk than other employees. This may require extra risk control

measures. Employers must have a lone worker plan in place.

Course Content:

  • What is a Lone Worker.
  • Legislation
  • Risk Assessing Lone Workers
  • Controlling the risks
  • Be prepared for Lone Working
  • Steps to protect yourself
  • Lone working during Covid 19
  • Stress, mental health and wellbeing.

Assessment:

None

Entry Requirements:

None

Participants will need:

Photographic ID

Duration / Accreditation:

Duration: – 2 Hours

Accreditation: – Carnew Training and Consultancy

Course Cost:

€45.00 – CE Rate €40.00

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