Lone Working


There are many areas in the College where staff and students work alone. In the majority of cases this will be without significant risk (e.g. persons working alone in offices where appropriate safety precautions are in place). However, there will be occasions when this is not so. Working alone can introduce or accentuate hazards (e.g. lack of assistance if needed, inadequate provision of first aid, sudden illness, violence from others, emergencies, and failure of services and supplies).

The following documents relate to safety whilst working alone and outside normal working hours:

Where any doubt exists as to the action to be taken or advice and assistance is required, please contact the Health and Safety Office

For enquiries please contact:

Health and Safety Office