March 18, 2018

This year's NSI Summit will feature a masterclass led by Maybo's Bill Fox on the role of personal equipment in the prevention and management of workplace violence.

The 2018 NSI Summit provides delegates with interactive sessions on the latest industry thinking and trends within the security and fire safety sectors - from the industry’s experts. The Summit is exclusively open to all NSI approved companies and stakeholders, including the Police and Insurer community, and is free to attend. It will run on Thursday 22nd March in Birmingham, UK. Click here to register


Bill is actively involved in the development of national guidance for employers in violence reduction strategies. This presentation will focus on one aspect of this, which is the role and contribution of personal equipment in the prevention and management of violence. It will explore the types of equipment available from clothing to 'body cams' and restraints, and offer key considerations for employers when making decisions on purchase and issue.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understanding how personal equipment and clothing can be helpful in the prevention and safer management of risk behaviours
  • Consider the business case including true costs and value of such equipment
  • Awareness of both the possibilities and pitfalls with personal equipment issue

Speaker Profile

Bill Fox, Chairman and Founder, Maybo Ltd.

Bill is a specialist in the prevention and management of conflict and challenging behaviour. He understands the role of security professionals and has advised the SIA, NHS and awarding organisations on competencies, qualifications and employer guidance. He has worked extensively in challenging sectors such as licensed retail, events, and hospitals. Bill is currently involved in two national projects addressing violence risks and developing guidance for employers in the retail sector, and for wider security functions. He is the founder and chairman of Maybo.