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The safety of lone workers is a prime concern for employers of staff required to work alone while visiting tenants or inspecting vacant properties. This course provides a guide to best working practices designed to help workers stay safe while working alone.

Safety awareness when working alone

The course helps lone workers develop routines designed to help them stay safe and to recognise difficult or threatening situations. It covers the procedures that can be put in place to check on the safety of individuals and ensure they are complying with agreed practices. Candidates will learn about safe working practices in different situations like:

  • Inspecting properties and visiting homes

  • Driving and parking

  • Mobile phone benefits and use

  • Mobile phone muggings

  • Road rage

  • Using taxis/ minicabs/ public transport

  • Recognising and dealing with threatening or abusive behaviour.

Who will benefit from the course?

This course is designed for housing officers and inspectors; customer service officers; project workers and caretakers and for anyone required to visit homes or vacant properties alone.

When and where are our courses held?

If you have eight or more participants our experienced tutors will come to your workplace to deliver any of our courses. For organisations with fewer than eight participants we run public courses on various dates throughout the year.

Click here to register your interest in our next Lone worker safety course. All public courses are held at the Institute of Arbitrators, 12 Bloomsbury Square, London ,WC1A 2LP.


To book this course or for more information please call 0333 355 4165 or email info@nutsandboltstraining.co.uk