Working alone in safety
DescriptionThe aims of this one day course are to raise awareness of the potential risks faced when working alone and to offer sound safe working practices and techniques.
By the end of this course you will be able to:
• State the definition of lone working
• Describe the risk assessment process including task by task risk assessment
• Explain the importance of team Safe Systems of Working
• List the main parts of a safe system of work for lone working
• Explain the importance of reporting incidents/near misses
• Describe how your personal attitudes and behaviours may affect your safety
Who should attendLone workers and their managers.
Mary’s professional career began in Adult and Psychiatric nursing practice. Following 14 years working at Staff Nurse, Charge Nurse and Clinical Co-ordinator levels of both in-patient units and day centres, Mary left to work as a supported housing manager for a large housing association before becoming their Training and Development Advisor three years later.
Since 2007, Mary has worked as an independent learning consultant, establishing her credibility with clients and colleagues due to her business-focussed, engaging, and realistic approach. Ensuring all learning initiatives comply with current legislation and best practice Mary’s particular area of expertise is in developing the knowledge, skills and confidence of staff working within health and social care to support adults at risk who experience mental health issues, dementia, learning disabilities and challenging behaviours.
Mary’s qualifications include: Chartered MCIPD, NVQ Level 5 Training & Development Strategy, Accredited Safeguarding trainer, NVQ A1 Assessor: Management, Customer Care, Health & Social Care.
Dates & Locations28 September 2017, Edinburgh
Standard price = £260 + VAT
Contributing organisation = £210 + VAT
CIH Member = £235 + VAT
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