Corporate Self Defence


Does your staff know how to respond to prevent harassment & bullying, a serious assault, a rape or possibly save their own life if attacked? If not, why not?.

Employers have a ‘duty of care’ for all their workers. If the mutual trust and confidence between employer and employee is broken – for example, through harassment and violence at work – then an employee can resign and claim ‘constructive dismissal’ on the grounds of breach of contract. Employers are usually responsible in law for the acts of their workers. Workers who are assaulted, threatened or abused at work also have legal remedies available to them under civil law. These can result in damages against the employer or individuals, the most common remedy for which is a personal injury claim.

Work place violence 

Any incident in which a person is abused, threatened or assaulted in circumstances relating to their work This can include verbal abuse or threats as well as physical attacks. It can affect and involve employees, clients, customers and visitors.

With workplace violence on the rise, business leaders have become more aware of protecting themselves and their staff. Redditch Self Defence can address these concerns by providing corporate seminars and workshops tailored to the needs of most businesses and service industries including, but not limited to health care, real estate, sales, reception, night workers, lone workers, female workers, front-line staff and customer service employees. Effective self-protection is not only a practical and common sense necessity but it is also an important component in helping to ensure the long term profitability of your business as well as making your employees feel more confident, secure, and valued.

Our Corporate Self Defence packages are a great tool for team building, boosting moral and increasing confidence in all of your employees.  It has been proven that workers that feel safe and less stressed, work harder and get better results… just one of the many reasons to live up to your Employers Responsibility act (1974)! The Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (HSWA) – Employers have a legal duty under this Act to ensure, so far as it reasonably practicable, the health, safety and welfare of their workers when at work;

Our courses cover a range of topics; some mandatory, such as the law regarding self-defence and self-protection, and some tailored to your specific industry, department or individual’s role. The length of the sessions depends on your requirements and can start at 2 hours and go on to a full day’s seminar.  Alternatively, we can spread our teachings over the course of a few weeks, each week covering a different topic.

  • The risk of work related violence is similar in 2015/16 to the last five years, with an estimated 1.4 per cent of working adults the victims of one or more violent incidents at work.
  • In 2015/16 350,000 adults of working age in employment experienced work related violence including threats and physical assault.
  • There were estimated 698,000 incidents of violence at work  2015/16  comprising 329,000 assaults and 369,000 threats.

Please contact us for more information about how we can make you and your employees feel safer, act safer and ultimately BE SAFER, now! Many forward thinking companies are providing their employees with Self Defence & Personal Safety Awareness training as part of their Health & Safety and Corporate Responsibility programmes.

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