Private Security Company Fined After an Employee Suffered Life-Changing Injuries Following Attack At a Young Offenders Training Facility.
This is another example of someone receiving life-changing injuries because they were put in a lone working situation where there was a foreseeable risk that hadn’t been suitably controlled.
Yet we still have training providers teaching single-person restraint techniques like the ‘basket-hold’, which create additional risks.
We still have single-person doors based on a venue capacity model without the risk of violence being factored in.
Remember Jenny Morrison and Ashley Ewing?
Both were stabbed to death when visiting mental health patients in the community on their own when there was a foreseeable risk to them.
You can read the article here – https://press.hse.gov.uk/2021/06/22/private-security-firm-sentenced-after-employee-attacked-at-a-youth-offender-training-centre/