Personal safety and lone working

Please note - as of April 2019, this course will no longer be running. For more information please call our customer services team on 0844 770 4800 (Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:30pm). Calls cost 7p per minute plus your phone company's access charge.

This is a new course developed in association with the Suzy Lamplugh Trust. The aim of this new course is to raise awareness of the importance of personal safety and lone working, and to provide positive, practical guidance, enabling lone workers to feel safer and more confident in their work.

Download our Personal safety and lone working risk factor review to learn more.

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for anyone who employs or engages lone workers, or self-employed people who work alone.

What you will learn?

The course covers safety and risk assessment for lone working.

Course content

  • De-escalation advice
  • Legal requirements
  • Out and about hints and tips
  • Personal alarms
  • Personal and dynamic risk assessments
  • Personal safety at work and lone working
  • Self-administered first aid
  • Violence and aggression.

Course duration

1 day ( 6 hours)

Assessment and certification

Successful candidates receive a St John Ambulance certificate, valid for three years.

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