Advanced Lone Worker Training
According to the 2011 British Crime Survey there were an average of 341,000 physical assaults to British workers during the 12 months prior to the study. The Personal Safety for Lone Workers course is designed to equip delegates with skills that could protect them from violence in the workplace. The course will cover the risks of working alone, including the risk of violence and Health and Safety. Topics covered will include identifying danger through body language and intuition, predicting behaviours, reading danger signals, and protecting yourself from violence using words, actions and the law.
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There are no legal restrictions on working alone, regulations vary from role to role based on the findings of a risk assessment. However, the broad duties of the HSW Act and MHSW Regulations still apply, requiring the identification of hazards of the work, assessment of the risks involved, and putting measures in place to avoid or control the risks. Our course tutors have been helping individuals, business, commerce, local authorities, the NHS, voluntary services and many other organisations to keep people safe in occupations that expose them to danger. They take care to deliver training that is required by clients, using the very best research, up to date methods and expertise available.
Join us for the Personal Safety of Lone Workers course, a comprehensive training day that will cover variety of important topics. These include: Putting the risk of violence to lone workers into perspective, essential health and safety at work, assessing body language to identify threats, listening to your intuition, predicting behaviour, recognising danger signals, using communication skills to provide protection, personal safety when visiting clients, tacts for managing dangerous situations and what the law says about safety, harassment and self-defence.
David Brooksbank is a Criminologist and former police officer having retired from the police after 30 years service. David is well known in the UK for his unique expertise in personal safety and security training. He has written and delivered training courses for many organisations and is the author of the best selling Security Manual 8th Edition published by Ashgate Publishing. David is a qualified teacher, having gained a B.A. (Hons) in Education and Training from the University of Huddersfield. In addition he holds a Certificate of Education and a Post Graduate Certificate in Community Safety and Crime Prevention awarded by the University of the West of England. He has delivered training for many organisations including those in the education, museums, public services, NHS and local authority work sectors.
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- What is the risk of violence when working alone
- What Health and Safety precautions should you take
- How can body language and intuition protect you
- How to predict behaviour and identify danger signals
- Using language to diffuse danger
- How to ensure personal safety when visiting clients
- What tactics can be used to manage aggression
- How the law can help you stay safe when working alone