Working alone is not in itself against the law and it will often be safe to do so.

However, the law requires Managing Agents to consider carefully, and then deal with, any health and safety risks for people working alone. 

Covering Topics

  • Lone Workers
  • Employers Legal Obligations
  • Risk Assessment
  • Which Activities Should Not Be Undertaken Alone?
  • What Must Employers Consult On?
  • Which Particular Problems Affect Lone Workers?
  • Can One Person Adequately Control The Risks Of The Job?
  • If A Person Has A Medical Condition, Are They Able To Work Alone?
  • Making A Home Visit
  • Why Is Training Particularly Important For Lone Workers?
  • How Will The Person Be Supervised?
  • Monitoring
  • What Happens If A Person Becomes Ill, Has An Accident, Or There Is An Emergency?
  • Further Information
  • Lone Worker Risk Assessment¬†

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