LONE WORKER SAFETY 2015 Expo - BOOK ONLINEWe are now pleased to announce to present and ‘publish’ our programme for this year’s LONE WORKER SAFETY 2015 Conference. We are pleased and proud to have secured some of the UK’s most knowledgeable and passionate experts in lone worker safety. This event will also once again be a superb opportunity to network with like minded professionals who share our passion for the safety of those who work without direct supervision.


08:30 – 09:30

  • Arrival (Refreshments & Networking)

09:30 – 09:50

  • Introduction

Speaker: Robert Kaiser – Organiser and Chair of LONE WORKER SAFETY 2015

09:50 – 10:30

Why lone workers get a bad deal?

  • What the law says about lone working
  • The consequences of taking no action
  • Using the rapid risk assessment to stay safer

Speaker: Walter Brennan – Managing Director, Oliver Brennan Training

10:30 – 11:10

Developing and embedding effective policies and procedures for lone workers

  • Best practice on producing effective paperwork – what needs to be in and what can you leave out.
  • Communicating your messages – how to engage managers and lone workers to achieve buy-in.
  • Embedding the policies and procedures and assessing their effectiveness in the real world – how do you know it’s having the desired effect?

Speaker:  Nicole Vazquez – Director of Worthwhile Training

11:10 – 11:30

Break (Refreshments & Networking)

11:30 – 12:30

Key Lone Worker lessons from Safety Culture

  • Behavioural safety – key lesson of Heinrich’s Principle
  • Why people do what they do – the psychology of safety
  • Reading People – a (very) basic introduction to leaks, tells and micro expressions – as well as personal safety psychological tricks used that are a threat to your wallet.

Speaker: Tim Marsh – Chairman of RyderMarshSharman

12:30 – 13:00

Education & Care professionals – Lone worker regulations

  • Duties for lone working with Vulnerable Adults
  • Restraint & managing challenging behaviour
  • Hierarchy of risk control
  • Human Rights & Safeguarding

Speaker: Doug Melia – Director of Safer Handling – Professional Safety Education

13:00 – 14:00

Lunch Break (Excellent Food, Refreshments & Networking)

14:00 – 14:40

Making training stick: the strategy/culture challenge

  • The 3P’s dilemma: Policy, Procedure, Practice
  • ‘Conflict Management Training’ vs. pragmatic customer facing staff and their communication styles
  • Making it stick, bringing together the 3P’s
  • Moving forward and maintenance

Speaker: Mark Jenner – Managing Director of Assault Reduction International

14:40 – 15:20

PPE – Does it make the lone worker’s environment a safer place?

  • PPE is part of a package of measures that can facilitate a safer work place for lone workers.
  • The absence of PPE such as body armour can undermine the efficacy of the other measures that are in place
  • The threat of assault can never be eliminated, only reduced

Jonathan Fox – State Registered Paramedic with over 35 years’ Experience & Ex-Press Officer of The Association of Professional Ambulance Personnel (APAP)

15:20 – 15:40

Break (Refreshments & Networking)

15:40 – 16:20

Advising workers on ‘physical confrontations’ and their appropriate responses

  • Understanding Reasonable Force – case, criminal and European Law on the subject of managing the risk of physical violence and aggression
  • Edged weapon awareness and dealing with extreme situations – Applying the hierarchy of risk control

Speaker: Doug Melia – Director of Safer Handling – Professional Safety Education


Close of Event

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