The organisation will ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that staff who are required to work alone or unsupervised for significant periods of time are protected from risks to their health and safety. Working alone either on site or off the premises can bring additional risks and the organisation has developed policies and procedures to control those risks and protect staff. It is important that staff know these procedures and follow them.
Apart from staff being sure that they are capable of doing the job on their own, the three most important things to be sure of are:
the lone worker has full knowledge of the risks of working alone
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