The Sunday Times Rich List has just been published and I recently saw a post on Facebook by someone who was upset by the fact that currently, for the first time ever, there are now over 100 billionaires in the UK.
Pain Compliance Techniques With Children Are Not Illegal In a recent blog post I mentioned that I had recently met with a Government-appointed panel of ‘experts’ who told me, quite enthusiastically, that it is illegal for anyone to use a physical technique with a child that may intentionally or unintentionally cause pain. You can read that blog post here: https://www.nfps.info/causing-pain-to-a-child-is-illegal/ Illegal … Read more
I have recently met with a Government-appointed panel of ‘experts’ who told me, quite enthusiastically, that it is illegal for anyone to use a physical technique with a child that may intentionally or unintentionally cause pain. Not only do I believe that the statement is wrong (contrary to what is provided by law or contained in statute law), but such … Read more
As promised the New NFPS / IQ Level 3 Organisation Diploma in Professional Development for the Management of Violence and Aggression. The Diploma requires 341 Hours of cumulative learning and development and those learning hours will be taken from all of the Level 3 Qualifications that you have done with us. First and foremost our thanks must go to Sallyann … Read more
I recently wrote to Ofsted under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the content of my correspondence to them was as follows: “I am requesting information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 on what specific training Ofsted Inspectors receive in relation to the use of force / physical restraint as part of Ofsted’s statutory requirement to ensure that Ofsted … Read more
Even today, we are still coming across many inspectors from various Government agencies, care home managers, headteachers of schools, trainers, NVQ assessors and even HSE inspectors that believe that if you are delivering or commissioning training then the training must be BILD Accredited because they think that BILD Accreditation is in some way endorsed or recognised by Government. This is … Read more
‘Excessive’ Use of Face-Down Restraint
About the Author
A former Royal Marines Commando and High-Security Prison Physical Training Instructor, Operations Director of Tactical Safety Responses Ltd Mark Williams, is an Association of Chief Police Officers trained Trainer of Instructors delivering expert instruction in Personal Safety, Close Protection and Close Quarter Defensive Tactics to Law Enforcement, Military, Healthcare, Government and large corporate companies and establishments. Mark also acts as an expert witness in cases of legal action bought in respect of injury due to physical restraint.
In risk assessment there is a hierarchy of control options that we need to consider when managing risk. In this short video I will take you through one of them – ERICPD – to help you understand what you need to consider and in what order.