Working Safely Alone (English)


No refunds are available for SJA's Online Learning courses.

Course Delivery Language: English.

Course Description

Working Safely Alone identifies categories of workers that meet the general definition of ‘working alone’, explains OHS laws in Canada as they pertain to those who work alone, and describes practical safety measures that should be implemented to protect lone workers in various circumstances, including those who work with cash, work in isolated circumstances, meet clients in off-site locations, travel alone, and/or perform hazardous work tasks.

Self-paced. On average, the timeline for completion will be less than 30 minutes.


Course Content
Course Content

Upon completion of Working Safely Alone, participants will be able to:

  • Provide a general definition of ‘working alone’
  • Explain the OHS responsibilities assigned to employers with workers who are ‘working alone’
  • Identify provinces that have specific ‘working alone’ legislation and be able to access the legislative documents specific to those jurisdictions
  • Identify the elements of an effective check-in procedure
  • Describe workplace policies and practices that can be implemented to reduce the risks associated with:
  • Working with cash and other valuables
  • Working alone in isolated circumstances
  • Meeting clients alone at off-site locations
  • Travelling alone
  • Working alone with hazardous substances
Course Availability
  • Alberta
  • British Columbia
  • Manitoba
  • New Brunswick
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Northwest Territories
  • Nova Scotia
  • Nunavut
  • Ontario
  • Prince Edward Island
  • Quebec
  • Saskatchewan
  • Yukon

At the end of the course, there is a multiple-choice test. Participants that do not achieve 100% can review the module content and try as many times as necessary to complete the course. Test questions are randomly selected from a test bank, making each test unique.

Upon successfully completing all modules, there is a printable certificate for your records.

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