Violence at work

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    Paramedics to wear body cams to reduce attacks on frontline workers

    Ambulance crews in England will be provided with body cameras as part of an NHS crackdown to reduce attacks on staff.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 02 June 2021

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    Raising the bar for prison safety: a case study

    Sodexo Justice Services was recently awarded the British Safety Council’s five star audit for five of its prisons. Belinda Liversedge is granted access behind the bars at HMP Addiewell, an all-male high security prison in Scotland, to find out how they did it.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 26 June 2019

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    POA says jail time for prison officer attack ‘appropriate’

    The Professional Trades Union for Prison, Correctional and Secure Psychiatric Workers (POA) has approved a court’s decision to order a prisoner who assaulted his officer to four years’ extra jail time.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 12 June 2019