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Combined ERB, Soft-Cuff and Handcuff Trainers Course – 21st March


On the 21st March Mark Williams from Tazer will be running another ERB (Emergency Response Belt), Soft-Cuff and Handcuff Trainers Course at the Lilleshall National Sports Centre, near Newport, Shropshire. If you are interested in attending or knowing more about

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Manual Handling Causes a Third of All Workplace Injuries


Manual handling causes over a third of all workplace injuries. These include work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) such as pain and injuries to arms, legs and joints, and repetitive strain injuries of various sorts and this has massive implications for companies

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BTEC L3 Certificate in Reasonable Force


For more info go to: http://www.nfps.info/courses/trainer-courses/btec-l3-unit-in-the-law-risk-management-in-relation-to-reasonable-force

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Fourth Prosecution Under the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007


A company in Norfolk has become the subject of the fourth prosecution under the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 since the implementation of the legislation in April 2008. The organisation – specialising in horticultural supply – has been

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How To Manage a Prolonged Restraint and Reduce The Risk of a Serious Injury or Death


Prolonged restraint and prolonged struggling is a factor during restraint that can increase the risk of death, yet there are still restraints that go on for many hours, yet managers in many public and private sector companies either fail to,

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Posted in Corporate Manslaughter, Physical Intervention, Positional Asphyxia, Reasonable Force

Serious Case Review Recommends Banning T-Supine Restraint


The recent Serious Case review into Winterbourne View has recommended that the use of the T-Supine Restraint Position should be banned. To watch a short video on the issue click on the picture above or go to: http://www.nfps.info/_blog/NFPS_Blog

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Posted in Corporate Manslaughter, Physical Intervention, Positional Asphyxia, Reasonable Force

Thinking About Becoming a Properly Qualified Physical Intervention Trainer?


For more info go to: http://www.nfps.info/NFPS-BTEC-Level-3-Restraint-and-Breakaway-Instructors-Course

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