What an Earthquake can teach us about detecting risks in Personal Safety

What an Earthquake can teach us about detecting risks in Personal Safety

Threat Detection in Lone Worker Personal Safety (Part 1) by Zeb Glover in conversation with Ger O’Dea – Dynamis Training When we look at personal safety, people tend to put it into categories – the physical aspects and the non physical aspects. We could...
Restraint Training: Control Phase and Restraint Phase Differences

Restraint Training: Control Phase and Restraint Phase Differences

In evidence for the Sean Rigg enquiry, an ACPO expert on Self-Defence Control and Arrest procedures described his opinion of the stages involved in securing an adult-sized subject who is violent and resisting arrest.      He talks about two phases of an altercation...
Restraint Training: Floor-Based Restraint Controversy

Restraint Training: Floor-Based Restraint Controversy

Floor Based Restraint Controversy In a call to ban prone restraint, a leading mental health charity has suggested that the use of prone restraint is degrading, humiliating and has no place in a civilised modern healthcare system.  The charity also linked prone...
Punch Drunk Restraint Training Design

Punch Drunk Restraint Training Design

One of the key questions we have asked our colleagues in the field of training, as we have visited with them to share our approach is:    “What stimulus are you preparing your staff to respond to?”  The question is somewhat oblique, but it focusses on the heart of the...