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Face Down Restraint Caused 13 Deaths Last Year Alone


Face-down restraint is a hazardous position that caused 1000 injuries and 13 deaths last year alone. In addition, figures also revealed that at least 3,439 patients were restrained in a face down position despite the increased risk of death. The

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The Governments Proposal to Ban Prone Restraint and the Other Side of the Argument


To hear more about this issue and to hear opinions from a barrister at law and Mark Williams, a Leading UK Expert on the Use of Force, click here: http://www.nfps.info/_blog/NFPS_Blog/post/banning-prone-the-other-side-of-the-argument/

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Posted in Physical Intervention, Positional Asphyxia

Government to Ban Prone Restraint and MoD to be Sued for Negligence


To watch the video go to: http://www.nfps.info/_blog/NFPS_Blog/post/government-to-ban-prone-restraint-and-mod-to-be-sued-for-negligence/

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Posted in Positional Asphyxia

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

Italian Experts Convicted of Manslaughter in Connection with Earthquake Predictions and False Assurances in the Use of Force Community


Italian Experts Convicted of Manslaughter in Connection with Earthquake Predictions and False Assurances in the Use of Force Community Seven expert members of the Italian National Commission for the Forecast and Prevention of Major Risks have been convicted of manslaughter

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Posted in Corporate Manslaughter, Positional Asphyxia

Another Death Due To Prone Restaint


Yet again another person has died from the use of prone restraint. Yet despite of the vast amount of evidence relating to the dangerous nature of the prone position it is still being used. According to a BBC News report

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Lord Ramsbottom, G4S and The Church’s Liability for Perverted Priests


Lord Ramsbottom , G4S and The Church’s Liability for Perverted Priests Lord Ramsbotham, a former chief inspector of prisons has condemned the decision not to bring charges against three G4S guards over the death of a detainee as “perverse”, insisting

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Posted in Corporate Manslaughter, Positional Asphyxia

Jimmy Mubenga’s Widow Talks About Life Without Jimmy


Jimmy Mubenga, 46, died while being restrained by private security contractors while being deported to Angola. On the first anniversary of his death, his widow Makenda Kambana candidly talked about life without Jimmy. To see the video >>>click here In

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Poor Training Results in Aussie Doorstaff Killing a Man in Restraint


Yet again another person has died from positional asphyxiation due to being restrained on the ground by two door staff in Sydney, Australia. Although the two door staff were found not guilty the Deputy Coroner highlighted the fact that they

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