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Lone Working - Ensuring Personal Safety

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Diocesan Office, Hillside House, Temple Meeting Room

1500 Parkway North

Stoke Gifford

Bristol

BS34 8YU

United Kingdom

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This workshop which will be facilitated by Helen Styles. The aim of the session is to increase awareness of the risks to personal safety whilst working alone, to raise understanding of the Lone Working Policy and to develop practical strategies for avoiding, reducing or managing the risk of violence at work.

  • Topics covered:

    • Identifying potential areas of risk to the lone worker (lone working in a building, 1:1 meetings, home visits, out in the community, travel etc.)
    • The importance of reporting and recording all incidents of violence and aggression, including near misses
    • Assessing risks to personal safety on especially in relation to solitary working (incl. undertaking a risk assessment when appropriate).
    • Keeping in touch with others - how to summon help in an emergency
    • Practical strategies for Lone Worker Safety
    • Reviewing the Lone Working Policy
    • Skills and strategies for managing aggressive behaviour
    • The impact of risky behaviours on others
    • Options in the face of an attack - escape strategies and emergency response procedures
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Diocesan Office, Hillside House, Temple Meeting Room

1500 Parkway North

Stoke Gifford

Bristol

BS34 8YU

United Kingdom

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