Lone Worker (Manager) – UK

  • 4 topics | 25m 1s
  • Up to 30 languages
  • Transcripts
This course helps the employer or manager to identify, assess and control the risks faced by lone working employees under their supervision. It also outlines employers' obligations with regard to lone workers in UK law. This course was developed with subject matter expert support by DEKRA – Global advisors for safety testing, consulting, inspection, and certification. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.


  • determine whether a worker would be considered a lone worker based on the circumstances under which the job or task is performed
  • identify potential |INS health and |/INS safety risks associated with lone working
  • recognise the types of activities that are undertaken during each step of a risk assessment
  • identify the types of control measures that will reduce the |INS health and |/INS safety risks associated with lone workers under your supervision
  • identify effective ways to inform lone workers under your supervision about risk control measures that you have implemented
  • identify the risks in lone-working environments and appropriate |INS health and |/INS safety control measures


  • Identifying the Lone Worker
  • Assessing the Risks to Lone Workers
  • Controlling the Risks to Lone Workers
  • Knowledge Check: Planning for Safety