SIA Security Training in Swindon, Calne, Devizes and Chippenham (Wiltshire)

This is a restraint training opportunity is provided by OJAST Ltd for anyone in Calne, Chippenham, Devizes and Swindon. If they wish to enter, retain, refresh or enhance their skills in Security. With the possibly for New qualifications in Security. Feel free to read this advert and contact Owen Smorthit direct or through the OJAST… read more

Troublemakers Could be Barred Thanks to New Pubwatch System

Bar staff and managers who are members of the Newcastle city centre watch scheme can now share pictures and information about those committing crime and causing bother at their premises thanks to a new secure website. The page, which is accessible 24 hours a day on computers, tablets and mobile, will give up to the… read more

School and Workplace Violence and Aggression – OJAST Ltd Can Help You

The definition of violence includes verbal abuse and threats as well as physical violence. Reporting verbal abuse and threats can help in identifying further actions that can reasonably be taken to reduce risks, such as changes in site layout, procedures or additional training. HSE’s web pages on work related violence highlight initiatives undertaken to tackle… read more

New health and safety sentencing guidelines

On the 1st February, new guidelines were brought into force to ensure sentences for health and safety breaches are fairly and proportionately applied. The new sentencing guidelines, which are described as the most dramatic change to health and safety legislation since the introduction of the Health, Safety Welfare at Work Act 1974 apply to: > health and… read more

Social Action, Responsibility and Heroism Act 2015 – Courts to recognise goo intentions of volunteers and small businesses

This news article was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government Volunteers, community groups and ‘good deed doers’, which could include (First Aiders, Security Staff, Positive Handling Teachers), have been given legal reassurance that courts will take account of the fact they have been acting to help society if something goes wrong and… read more

New Corporate Manslaughter and Health & Safety Sentencing Guidelines Published Today: 3rd November 2015

The “Health and Safety Offences, Corporate Manslaughter and Food Safety and Hygiene Offences Definitive Guidelines” for courts in England and Wales were published yesterday (the 3rd November 2015) and are due to come into force on 1 February 2016. These guidelines confirm that a dramatic increase in fines of up to £20m are designed to… read more

NHS Violence Reduction Team Raise Concerns Over Restraint and Refuse to Train

A Violence Reduction Team recently wrote to NHS executives at the Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust to raise ‘significant concerns’ about the use of dangerous face-down restraint techniques on mental health wards. The team wrote a letter to the directors of the Trust, and threatened to suspend their training programme unless the senior management agreed… read more

What the police say about Door Supervisors and their duties and responsibilities

Officer from the Licensing Team “Door supervisors have a difficult and sometimes dangerous job. Occasionally they have to use a reasonable degree of force to remove or restrain people who are causing problems. In some cases, excessive and unnecessary force is used and although the injuries received can be minor, there is always a potential for much more serious injury… read more

Door supervisor found guilty of assault

Door supervisor found guilty of assault – An old one but it never ages SEPTEMBER 15, 2010 A door supervisor has been found guilty of assault following an incident at a pub in Walsall town centre. Lennie Greenaway, aged 25, from Birmingham, was seen to push a customer out of a doorway. The customer fell to… read more

Flintshire doorman found guilty at re-trial

Flintshire doorman found guilty at re-trial A FLINTSHIRE doorman who punched a man and broke his neck has been found guilty at a re-trial. Philip Hughes, 39, was found guilty of inflicting grievous bodily harm upon Andrew Boyd Smith, 37, of Blacon, by a jury at Warrington Crown Court. Hughes, who has worked as a… read more