Are you a lone worker based in Northampton? Or do you employ people who will be working alone? It’s time to ensure working alone complies with health and safety guidelines.
A lot of working environments will require people to work alone. But just because they are out of ‘site’, they are never out of mind. Consequently, we offer Lone Worker courses to people in Northampton.
Certain employees will be spending a lot of time by themselves, they haven’t got the pleasure of socialising or relying on colleagues, instead, they deal with work by themselves and go days without talking to people onsite.
Due to this, a lot of lone workers can suffer from mental wellbeing and stability issues as well as be prone to risks, which is a dangerous situation especially with no first aiders available. Overall, employers are responsible for the health and safety of its employees, regardless of if they’re on the premises or away. Your employee, your responsibility!
We provide lone worker courses in Northampton making sure that business owners have the right training to handle the safety of lone workers within their company. The lone worker course includes the modules:
- Is it legal to work alone and is it safe?
- What is a risk assessment?
- Lone worker risk assessment
- High-risk environments for lone workers
- What problems affect lone workers
- Learn your workplace policies
- Training and Supervision for Lone Workers
- Personal safety tips for lone workers
- Home visit safety
- Driving and travelling alone
- Working Alone
- Defusing potentially dangerous situations
- Dealing with Aggression
- Recognising Danger Signs
- Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication Skills
- Employers’ liability insurance
What are the employer’s legal lone working responsibilities?
Employers have a duty to assess risks to lone workers and take steps to avoid or control risks where necessary. This must include: Involving workers when considering potential risks and measures to control them; Taking steps to ensure risks are removed where possible or putting in place control measures, e.g. carefully selecting work equipment to ensure the worker is able to perform the required tasks in safety; Instruction, training and supervision; Reviewing risk assessments periodically or when there has been a significant change in working practice
Lone Worker training courses in your local area
Lone working can pose a number of different risks that aren’t normally associated with working with or around others. Believe it or not, around 46% of people in the UK consider themselves to be ‘lone workers’ and adequate training for these people is essential. All of our Lone Worker Courses are approved and provide printable certificates, allowing you to show your commitment to current legislation.
If you are based in Northampton and are looking for a competitively priced, engaging provider of Lone Worker courses in the area, Altta can help. Ultimately, we understand that you are looking for a training provider that won’t mess you around and instead will provide a flexible, well-priced course that delvers all the training you need.
If you are looking to complete lone worker training, please feel free to book yourself onto a course or enquire about our course by getting in contact: