I have been getting asked a lot about my views on staff donning ppe so that they can restraint patients/service users, etc.
Restraint and Covoid-19 Risk Assessment – Please Share and Help Me Save a Life I don’t know if you are aware but I have put together a risk assessment to help staff who are still at work, especially those staff who may be expected to physically control and restrain someone who may become violent, and as a result are exposing … Read more
Below the video is some correspondence that I have received from someone regarding running restraint (pmva) training courses during this covid19 pandemic. My response to that is below their communication and directly below is a video because this is so important.
Covid-19 & Physical Restraint Risk Assessment I have been getting a lot of questions lately such as: “What do we do is we have to physically restrain someone and they deliberately cough or spit at us?” Therefore, I have put a risk assessment together to help anyone who needs it, which you can access here – restraintandcovid19.nfps.info/optin-page-ra-2020 Please watch the … Read more
Staff Assaults And Killings Triggers HSE Investigation of 20 Providers
The above is the headline of an exclusive article in HSJ Magazine that was published on the 18th December 2019 by Matt Discombe.
In that article Mr Discombe highlights that the HSE have carried out inspections at 20 health and care providers after three health workers in the last five years have died after being assaulted by patients.
Over the last few weeks and months I’ve been talking about the importance of risk assessments and if you like to see an interview I did with a very senior and well-respected Health & Safety Professional, watch the video below and then click here – https://markdawes.clickfunnels.com/optin30563652
What Does ‘Suitable and Sufficient Mean, with regards to risk assessments?
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.