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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

An Experts Opinion on Risk Assessments by Mark Williams


Following on from our last few blog posts about the importance of risk assessments and the potential liability for organisations, I thought that I would share with you an e-mail that I received from Mark Williams who ran the ERB,

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Posted in Risk Assessment

Become a Properly Qualified Trainer and Reduce The Risk of Being Sued


Becoming a Physical Restraint or Self-Defence Trainer for some is just a matter of finding a course – any course – and basing a decision on price and location so that they can get trained and start running courses. Yet

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The Use of Restraint Equipment and Least Intrusive Intervention


Following on from the Court of Appeal ruling in the case of the Autistic Teenager who won £28,000 in damages against the Met Police for a ‘brutal restraint’ I can imagine many people’s negative opinions of restraint equipment being re-enforced,

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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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Posted in Physical Intervention

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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Posted in Physical Intervention

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

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