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Inquest Jury find that Jimmy Mubenga was Unlawfully Killed


An Inquest Jury has found that Jimmy Mubenga, an Angolan refugee who was killed whilst restrained on a flight out of Heathrow, was ‘unlawfully killed’ because ‘unreasonable force’ was used. To see and hear more click here: http://www.nfps.info/_blog/NFPS_Blog/post/jimmy-mubenga-was-unlawfully-killed/

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Posted in Reasonable Force

Lone Working for Door Supervisors


We recently received a request for information from a very experienced door supervisors and trainer who asked us for our advice in relation to working on a door on his own. In answering his question I thought that it might

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Posted in Reasonable Force, Risk Assessment

Refresher Training for Restraint Instructors


Our next Restraint and Breakaway Instructors Refresher Courses will be taking place between the 11th – 13th June and the 24th – 26th September. The March refresher was oversubscribed and places are already filling up for both of these courses.

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Posted in Physical Intervention, Reasonable Force

Call The Police and They Will Sue You


You will have possibly seen the news item on the policewoman who is suing a garage owner after she tripped on a kerbstone whilst responding to a 999 call in relation to a suspected burglary. To read more go to:

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Posted in Physical Intervention, Reasonable Force, Risk Assessment

The New Online BTEC Law Course is Being Well Received


The new BTEC level 3 Online Course – the BTEC Level 3 Unit Certificate Course in Law and Risk Management in Relation to Reasonable Force is being very well received by those who have signed up and who are using

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Posted in Business, Reasonable Force

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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Posted in Physical Intervention, Reasonable Force

New – BTEC L3 Unit in The Law and Risk Management in Relation to Reasonable Force


We are delighted to announce that we are now offering a BTEC Level 3 Award Certificate in The Law & Risk Management in Relation to Reasonable Force. The Unit is intended for people who need to demonstrate a formal understanding

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Posted in Reasonable Force

Softcuffs the Safer Handcuff Option – Interview with Mark Williams


Following on from the recent posts that we have uploaded on Managing a Prolonged Restraint and the recent findings of the Winterbourne View Serious Case Review I think that you will find the following interview and demonstration by Mark Williams, one of the UK’s

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Posted in Reasonable Force

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

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