15 min

Working Alone Training Course

Improve your staff’s productivity and efficiency while they work independently. This 15-minute online course focuses on identifying and managing risks associated with team members working alone.

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Working Alone / Lone Working
​Online Training Course

Australia & New Zealand

Lone workers face unique risks, as they may need immediate access to assistance from others, especially leaders and managers. This course helps your managers to offer guidance and managing teams of lone workers.

Did you know the risks of working alone?

  • Being at risk of encountering violence.
  • Facing challenges in reaching emergency support.
  • Experiencing more severe workplace injuries due to the absence of colleagues.

Lone Workers Course Overview

This online course teaches employees, contractors, and volunteers how to recognise and manage risks when working alone. It covers various levels of risk, their impact, strategies for risk mitigation, and the shared responsibility for a safe work environment.

This online training course for working alone adheres to legal requirements and stays current with legislation across all states and territories in Australia and New Zealand. It was developed in collaboration with Mills Oakley Law Firm for Australia and Simpson Grierson Law Firm for New Zealand.

Target audience

This training for lone workers is suitable for individuals or groups, including employees, contractors, and volunteers who work alone, whether at their regular workplace or in off-site or remote locations. This course is especially designed for employees and authorities working for organisations in Australia and New Zealand.

Topics covered

  • Understanding what constitutes working alone.
  • Exploring the varying levels of risk encountered by lone workers.
  • Learning strategies to manage and mitigate the risks associated with solitary work.
  • Recognising, reporting, and addressing incidents that may occur while working alone.
  • Playing a role in fostering a safe work environment when working alone.

Learner experience

This user-friendly online course for lone workers can be accessed through various platforms. Participants will engage in case studies and activities to understand the effects of working alone. After completing the course, there will be a brief online assessment and a commitment to promoting a safe work environment.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this working alone course, your employees, contractors, and volunteers will:

  • Understand what working alone means.
  • Recognise the risks lone workers encounter.
  • Learn how to manage and minimise risks while working alone.
  • Identify, report, and address incidents that may occur when working alone.
  • Your role in maintaining a safe work environment for lone workers.

Business outcomes

After your staff finishes this online course on working alone, you'll enjoy these benefits:

  • Ensuring everyone grasps the risks of working alone.
  • Lowering the risk of violence for lone workers.
  • Reducing the chances of bullying and harassment lone workers.
  • Minimising accidents and injuries for lone workers.
  • Creating a safe work environment for lone workers.
  • Offering a healthy and safe workplace overall.

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