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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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Posted in Physical Intervention, Positional Asphyxia

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

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

Fifth Corporate Manslaughter Prosecution in Progress


The manager of a coalmine in south Wales where four men died after it flooded has been charged with gross negligence manslaughter, the Crown Prosecution Service has announced. This is the fifth prosecution to be brought under the Corporate Manslaughter

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Posted in Corporate Manslaughter

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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Posted in Physical Intervention

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

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