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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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Posted in Physical Intervention

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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Posted in Corporate Manslaughter, Physical Intervention

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

Disabled Boy Fell to His Death Because of a No Restraint Policy


Disabled boy, 18, allowed to fall to his death because health and safety fears meant carers could not restrain him A disabled boy fell to his death because care home workers were too afraid to restrain him over ‘health and safety’

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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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Posted in Physical Intervention

A Wall is Not Just a Load of Bricks Arranged in Rows


People look at a wall and think that it is an arrangement of bricks laid next to and on top of each other. That is most people’s first impression. However, what really gives the wall its strength is the mortar

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Posted in Physical Intervention, Reasonable Force

Record £25 Million Payouts to Injured and Axed Teachers


Compensation for teachers has now reached record levels with injured and sacked staff claiming payouts of £25 million last year alone. And for those of you thinking of becoming a Physical Restraint / Intervention Trainer there are serious lessons that

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