Working alone behind closed doors
Those carrying out site or home visits are subject to a different range of risks to those operating on work sites. Entering a client’s home comes with an element of the unknown. There could be aggressive animals present in the home, trip hazards, aggression and hostility from individuals within the property and potential alcohol and substance abuse.
To help mitigate against unknown hazards, it is important that lone workers operating behind closed doors are equipped with the following;
- Dynamic risk assessment training
- Conflict resolution training
- A discreet panic button
- Guide To Lone Working
- What is a lone worker?
- Lone worker risks & hazards
- Is working alone legal?
- Lone worker risk assessment
- Developing your lone worker policy