Lone Worker Protection

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Lone workers may face many hazards during their working day, however many don’t have adequate training to deal with such hazards. Training is particularly important where there is limited supervision to control, guide and help in situations of uncertainty.Training may be critical to avoid panic reactions in unusual situations. Lone workers need to be sufficiently experienced and understand the risks and precautions fully.

Lone Worker Training Duty of Care
Employers should set the limits to what can and cannot be done while working alone. They should ensure employees are competent to deal with circumstances, which are new, unusual, or beyond the scope of training, for example how to handle aggression, or how to be more security aware. We have dedicated time in developing the first interactive lone worker training program with the aim of simplifying delivering training in this subject.


To enhance the knowledge of the candidate in terms lone working.


This course has been designed for anyone that works alone or outside the confines of an office environment. It is important to understand that it is the duty of care of all employers to provide a safe working environment and provide adequate training to those that are classed as lone workers. Lone workers can fall under any of the following categories:

• Mobile Security
• Health Care Assistants
• Drivers
• Estate Agents
• Anyone away from the office in relation to work


ASTA Certified


This course is distance learning via e-learning, with the support of a dedicated tutor. For optimal experience you will be required to have access to the following:

• A PC or Laptop running Windows XP and above, or a Mac running OSX
• Web browser such as Internet Explorer 7 or above (IE9 is recommended), Google Chrome, Firefox 3 or above, or Safari. Cookies and JavaScript will also need to be enabled
• If you are using a tablet or smartphone, then applications can be downloaded to enable optimal delivery (these applications will be prompted by our system, when required)
• Internet connection speed of at least 256k, 3G or 4G, but we recommend over 1Mb

Assisted learning provides email/telephone support, plus online interaction with your tutor.


A course designed to increase your knowledge in the subject through professional delivery and knowledgeable instructors.

ASTA Trainer

If your organisation is interested in this course then please contact our office to discuss delivery options.

ASTA Admin

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