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Course contents

This training course is broken down into 3 sections

  1. 1 Preparing & Travelling
  2. 2 Responsibilities
  3. 3 Practical Safety Measures
An photo of a lone worker at a computer
Someone getting into their car

Our first section, will start going to start with what employees should consider before they leave for work, and then we’ll discuss their commute and travel. 

Risk and hazards

In this section, we’re going to give staff an overview of who is responsible for what during the course of their shift, and we’ll look at what measures are in place, and what procedures need to be followed, to keep all staff and others safe. 

Someone talking on the phone

In this final section, we’re going to take learners through some practical safety measures and techniques that they can use while lone-working.

About this course

This Lone Worker Safety training programme has been designed to help increase personal safety during a working day - specifically, those working alone or away from colleagues.

It also applies to those whose job requires them to receive visitors, members of the public, customers, or patients - in fact, anyone they may not know. Although personal safety at work is something that concerns everyone, lone workers are more vulnerable and at greater risk of violence and aggression.

This course will introduce the topic of personal safety; looking at increasing observation and awareness of other people's behaviour and making sure you have strategies to avoid threatening situations.

Although it's hard to believe, around 46% of workers in the UK consider themselves to be 'lone workers' and they come from various industries, such as housing, social & health, homeworkers, transport & logistics, construction, retail and out of hours work

Lone working is completely legal, however, employers have a legal obligation to consider risks to health and safety. We believe our Lone Worker Safety Training to be the perfect solution. 

Nadira Tudor, a presenter of Lone Worker Safety Training

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Nadira Tudor

The importance of Lone Worker Safety Training

It’s important that you comply with the law and understand the positive impact this training course can have on your organisation and employees.

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Lone Worker Safety certificate

Download and print

Each of our courses ends with a multiple choice test to measure your knowledge of the material.

This Lone Worker Safety Training concludes with a 10 question multiple choice test with a printable certificate. In addition, brief in-course questions guide the user through the sections of the training and are designed to reinforce learning and ensure maximum user engagement throughout.

As well as printable user certificates, training progress and results are all stored centrally in your LMS (Learning Management System) and can be accessed any time to reprint certificates, check and set pass marks and act as proof of a commitment to ongoing legal compliance.

What does my certificate include?

Your Lone Worker Safety Training Certificate includes your name, company name (if applicable), name of course taken, pass percentage, date of completion, expiry date and stamps of approval or accreditations by recognised authorities.

Please note if you are using our course content via SCORM in a third party LMS then we are unable to provide certificates and you will need to generate these in your host LMS yourself.

Lone Worker Safety Training Certificate

96 real user reviews

4.5 out of 5
Comprehensive digestible overview

Good overview. My only criticism would be regarding the advice not to read books or look at your phone on public transport. Personal dynamic risk assessment will indicate that in most instances on public transport that these are perfectly safe activities.

very good and informative.

This user gave this course a rating of 5/5 stars

Very clear and easy to follow


Almost had to call the Samaritans

Excruciatingly painful experience as far as courses go.

Plenty of good advice.

Good presenter - spoke clearly. Practical advice and reminders.


This user gave this course a rating of 4/5 stars

Clear, concise and explanatory

Clear, concise explanations and important considerations raised when lone working. Very useful for me as a lone worker much of my working hours.

Succinct, comprehensive and informative

I found the training interesting and easy to follow - the two built-in breaks were an effective strategy to ensure continued concentration and focus. The presenter effectively delivered information on sensitive issues in a calm, personable manner acknowledging in advance that the content my trigger some distress.

Why is this training important?


It's important that you comply with the law and know the ways in which it affects you and the way you work.

Under The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 and The Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974, employers and employees alike have a legal responsibility to consider their safety whilst at work. 

Every employer shall make a suitable and sufficient assessment of – (a) the risks to the health and safety of his employees to which they are exposed whilst they are at work; and (b) the risks to the health and safety of persons not in his employment arising out of or in connection with the conduct by him of his undertaking.

The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, Section 3 (1)

Every employer shall provide his employees with comprehensible and relevant information on –
(a) the risks to their health and safety identified by the assessment;
(b) the preventive and protective measures

The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, Section 10 (1)

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