Walsh, Noel
April 2007
People Management;4/19/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p23
The article discusses the introduction of the Emergency Workers (Obstruction) Act 2006 in Great Britain. It makes it illegal to obstruct or hinder ambulance workers, paramedics and rescue service personnel. Particular focus is given to violence against National Health Service (NHS) staff, as well as the use of technology to provide a range of protection and security devices. The importance of post-incident management is also cited.


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