DE-ESCALATION STRATEGY AND PERSONAL SAFETY IN THE WORKPLACE MASTERCLASS
Workplace violence is increasing in Australia.
A recent report by Safe Work Australia showed:
37% of workers have reported being sworn at or yelled at in the workplace.
22% report being physically assaulted.
39% of mental disorder claims were caused by harassment, bullying or exposure to violence.
The effects on individual businesses can be felt in many different areas including financially, in productivity, in recruitment and in workplace moral.
Employers have a duty of care for their employees welfare and to ensure they feel safe and have adequate training to deal with violence or aggression
Our course provides your staff with highly effective techniques for dealing with aggressive individuals that will help keep them safe and instil greater confidence in their ability to deescalate violence.
Regardless of the size of your Business, the course can be tailored to meet the specific needs and concerns of your staff.
Get in touch to discuss how we can make your workforce feel and be safer.
PERSONAL SAFETY MASTERCLASS -
A session for women only that focuses on the particular threats faced by women.
A 3 hour interactive classroom based presentation followed by a 1 hour physical intervention practice session.
Learning outcomes will be met by a thorough understanding of topics such as:
· Situational awareness
· Early recognition of violent individuals and intent
· Use of baselines to identify suspicious activity, and
How to make a rapid environmental assessment of danger (READ) in unfamiliar surroundings
In addition to other learning outcomes being met, students will have a thorough understanding of the different types of sexual predators, how to identify them and how to neutralise any approach.
The subject of Rapid Environmental Assessment of Danger (READ) will focus on locations that may be of particular concern to lone females such as multi-storey car parks, public transport, bars /nightclubs, taxis and night time streets.
Courses can be structured to meet any additional concerns if communicated by students ahead of the lesson.
Contact us to find out where and when the next course will be run
A survey revealed that in Australia 80% of men said they feel safe walking home vs only 50% of women.
As an employer, your responsibility for your staffs welfare extends beyond the business and into their commute too and from work
The Corporate Masterclass is a great team building session that will significantly increase your employees Situational Awareness. Through exercises and discussion, the 3 pillars of HeadFirst training, including Identification and Neutralisation of a potential threat, followed by deescalation of an active threat will be mastered.
In addition the course can be tailored to any specific concerns your staff might have, particularly if they are vulnerable to targeted attack because of affiliation to the business
If requested the classroom based session can be complemented by a 1 hour physical Self Defence lesson where students will be taught effective techniques to incapacitate and physically neutralise an attacker.
Get in touch to discuss how the course can improve your employees confidence and personal safety both in and out of work