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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/ Advertisements

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Posted in Reasonable Force

Top Ten Tips for Trainers Delivering Courses


Have you ever walked out of a shop because you received bad service? Well you probably walked in there in the first place (or at least you were considering) to purchase something. Yet, because you were made to feel unwelcome,

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Posted in Business

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

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

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

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

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