Physical Intervention

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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Comment

Jul 17, 2016

Heavily pregnant mental health patient 'pinned to the floor' in NHS Trust

Multiple mainstream media outlets including BBC News, Daily Mail and Metro have this week reported that Central and North West London NHS Trust has launched an investigation after an eight month...

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Care Home

Sep 9, 2013

Aggression Against Social Care Staff - What Are The Reasons?

Following its comprehensive survey on violence against social care workers, Community Care takes a deeper look at the reasons for aggression towards social care staff. The survey found that 80% of...

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Ambulance

Aug 19, 2013

Verbal Attack - Three South East Coast Ambulance Staff Verbally Abused Every...

The Argus has obtained figures on the number of assaults on members of the South East Coast Ambulance Service and reveals that scores of paramedics have been left with cuts, bruises and strains...

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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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NHS Nurses

Jun 19, 2013

One Assault Per Day on Sussex Hospital Staff

According to the Argus, at least one hospital worker a day in Sussex faces physical attacks or verbal assaults from patients and relatives while at work. Frontline staff have reported hundreds of...

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Care

Mar 11, 2013

Disabled Employees More Likely to be Attacked and Injured at Work

The Disability News Service reports that disabled employees are more than twice as likely to be attacked and injured at work as non-disabled members of staff, according to researchers. People with...

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NHS Nurses

Dec 3, 2012

Physical Assaults on NHS Staff 2011/12 - Figures Released

NHS Protect has released the 2011-12 figures for physical assaults against NHS staff. NHS Protect collects and collates figures for physical assaults against NHS staff from NHS bodies across...

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NHS Nurses

Oct 18, 2012

Hospital workers sexually assaulted and racially abused

Hospital staff have been sexually assaulted, racially abused and attacked with weapons within the last year reports the Hertfordshire Mercury. The Mercury reveals statistics obtained under the...

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In Focus

Oct 18, 2012

Highfield Security Conference - Great Platform for Future Events

Earlier this month the National Motorcycle Museum played host to six difference conferences in one, the HABC Conference. At the Maybo sponsored Security Conference delegates were treated to wealth...

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School Playground

Sep 27, 2012

Inappropriate force? Ex-Hafod y Wern teacher suspended

BBC Wales has reported on a former deputy head who been suspended from teaching for six months after she lifted a six-year-old boy by the armpits and carried him into a school. Deborah Ellis said...

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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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Comment

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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Door-sups

May 22, 2012

SIA mandatory PI 'top up' training - the likely impact

Now that the decision to introduce PI training for all door supervisors has been made, Bill Fox looks at some of the practical implications of implementing the training and answers some of the...

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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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Best Practice

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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Scales Of Justice

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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Apr 13, 2012

Mandatory PI training for door supervisors - collateral damage?

Maybo Chairman, Bill Fox, explores how security guarding companies may be affected by mandatory training top up training for door supervisors. Article written for  "Many security guarding...

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Scales Of Justice

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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