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Best Practice

May 8, 2017

Managing Workplace Violence – Getting to the Root of the Problem

Security management specialist Des Green, looks at one of the key principles for managing workplace violence risks – identifying the real root cause of the problem. ‘All too often...

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Feb 22, 2016

Violence Risks - Are Your Colleagues Struggling to Assess Them?

Violence can be an unpredictable risk as its causes are complex and it is influenced by many variables. This dynamic nature was the basis of our pioneering work to apply dynamic risk assessment to...

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Oct 15, 2015

Focus on defusing: Tips for teachers to manage challenging behaviour

Over 900 pupils are excluded from school every day for abuse and assault, meaning teachers and other school staff are regularly challenged by pupil behaviour. Government guidance makes it clear...

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Jul 29, 2013

Maybo Makes Final Shortlist for Security Excellence Awards

Maybo, working with Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust(BSUH) Security Department has been selected as a finalist in the Security Training Initiative of the Year category in the...

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Apr 29, 2013

Work Related Violence - Learning the Lessons

Standards and guidance concerning violence risks have leapt forward over the past twelve years and 'violence reduction' is now a respected discipline with a degree for practitioners. Violence is a...

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Jan 9, 2013

How to meet the new social work rules on CPD and registration

In a useful article in Community Care, Mark Potter, stakeholder communications manager at the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), explains what social workers need to do to maintain their...

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Jan 3, 2013

HSE Cost Recovery Scheme Up and Running

On 1 October 2012 the new HSE Fee for Intervention (FFI) cost recovery scheme came into effect. Under The Health and Safety (Fees) Regulations 2012, those who break health and safety laws are...

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Best Practice

Dec 17, 2012

Safety by Numbers - How safe is safe enough?

Can safety be measured in numbers? Whilst recording incident numbers and other relevant factors provides useful data to identify trends such as job roles, activities, location e.t.c. that may...

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Care At Home

Dec 17, 2012

Majority of newly qualified social workers struggle to find time for training

Community Care reports that newly qualified practitioners are seeing a squeeze on their training and supervision. Whilst Social Workers at all levels have felt the impact of cuts to the number of...

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Dec 12, 2012

Retail Crime Increases Opportunities for Conflict

Retailers in the United Kingdom are expected to lose almost £1 billion over Christmas as a result of shoplifting, dishonest employees and vendor or distribution losses. In its annual...

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Dec 5, 2012

Training - Get it Right and Realise the Value

In their 'Training Platform’ blog, some time ago Ken Livingstone and Amy Burrell looked at what can happen if training goes wrong. The blog highlighted some common mistakes in the...

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Oct 18, 2012

Security Excellence Awards 2012 - winners announced

Last night (Wednesday 17th October) the winners of the 2012 Security Excellence Awards were unveiled during the Awards ceremony in the salubrious surroundings of London’s Hilton Hotel on Park...

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Bridge The Gasp

Sep 12, 2012

Behaviour Response Plans - Practice Makes Perfect

We are all familiar with the phrase – practice makes perfect, but in reality, how often do we practice drills and procedures and how confident do we feel about using skills that are only...

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Sep 10, 2012

Conflict Management Training, A SAFER Approach

As a leader in conflict management training, Maybo has extensive experience of working with organisations and staff in a number of industry sectors. Whether you want to find solutions to manage...

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Aug 29, 2012

A training solution for any situation

The versatility of Maybo’s training has been put to the test by Durham County Council who use the conflict management programmes across several departments. From neighbourhood wardens and...

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Jul 11, 2012

Physical intervention insurance - Are you covered?

Andrew Tyrrell, Sales and Marketing Director at Peter Hattersley and Partners (PHP)Chartered Insurance Brokers, answers some of the most frequently asked questions from physical interventions...

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Jul 10, 2012

Implementing Maybo Training - Our guest interview

Security Operational Manager for Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, Simon Whitehorn, takes time out of his busy schedule to speak to us about his personal experience of using...

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Bridge The Gasp

Jun 19, 2012

Bridging the Gap - Transfer Training to the Workplace

Training is an important thread of a conflict and violence reduction strategy but conducted in isolation, is no guarantee of change in workplace behaviour and desired outcomes, such as a reduction...

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May 19, 2012

Conference update from Maybo's lead care specialist

Maybo's training specialist, mental health nurse Steve Hunt, has been out and about learning from the experts at two high profile care events. He attended the Positive Behaviour Intervention...

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May 15, 2012

Lone working - A SAFER approach

There are risks associated with working alone for many people in public facing roles, especially when home visiting is needed. There can be particular concerns about vulnerability to crime when out...

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May 3, 2012

Workplace violence - Learning from incidents

“The important thing is that we learn the lessons from what has happened”, a common phrase following an incident, but how often do we really learn lessons and fully implement that...

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Apr 16, 2012

The use of 'Reasonable' force......

It seems that most weeks we are seeing stories covered in the media reporting on issues around the use, or misuse, of force for all manner of reasons. Only last week the Government revised its...

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Care Home

Apr 11, 2012

What to do when relatives become angry and aggressive

As government departments look to trim excess from budgets, many support professionals whether in direct care, social work or care management fields are being challenged to ‘do more, with...

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Best Practice

Mar 19, 2012

Conflict Management Training - 3 Steps to Achieve Best Practice

With budgets under pressure, money spent on training must add value and bring results. We’ve used our extensive experience of providing our clients with training courses that really work, and...

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Mar 9, 2012

Restrictive physical interventions - learning from tragedy

Maybo estimates that around twenty individuals have died following use of force by security personnel in the UK in the past twelve years. The vast majority of incidents have involved door...

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Mar 1, 2012

Lone workers and risk management

There is no specific law in relation to lone workers but the relevant health and safety legislation includes The Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, and The Management of Health and Safety at...

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