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Key Exhibitors
Reliance Protect
Media Partners
Professional Security
Safety Management
Organised by
PPSS Lone Worker Safety


08:30 - 09:30

Arrival (Refreshments & Networking)

09:30 - 09:50


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

09:50 - 10:10

Why today's event is of such great importance?

  • The history of The Suzy Lamplugh Trust

  • Lessons to be learned

Speaker: Rachel Griffin
- Director of Suzy Lamplugh Trust

10:10 - 10:45

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

10:45 - 11:25

Polices, Procedures and Practical Controls

  • Best Practice for producing robust risk assessments and effective lone working policies and procedures

  • Communicating roles and responsibilities - engaging lone workers and (not forgetting) their managers

  • Exploring practical strategies to reduce the risks - how to embed measures in the real world and check that they are having the desire effect

Speaker:  Nicole Vazquez 
- Director of Worthwhile Training

11:25 - 11:45

Break (Refreshments & Networking)

11:45 - 12:45

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

12:45 - 13:15

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

13:15 - 14:15

Lunch Break (Excellent Food, Refreshments & Networking)

14:15 - 14:55

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

14:55 - 15:25

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)

15:25 - 15:45

Break (Refreshments & Networking)

15:45 - 16:25

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


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