Lone working

Advice on health and safety for lone workers – i.e. those who work by themselves without close or direct supervision

Risks for lone workers

People who work alone – whether on a regular, permanent or occasional basis – can be more at risk from assault and accidents than other groups of workers.

The changing face of healthcare has altered the way physiotherapy services are provided, with the result being that more CSP members are likely to be a ‘lone worker’ at some point in their career. 

The following resources contain useful information for members on lone working. 

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