An age of uncertainty
We live in exciting, innovative, and often uncertain and volatile times. Older generations reminisce about the ‘good old days’ when it was safe to walk at night and social media was inconceivable. As our world rapidly evolves with mind blowing advances in technology, social media platforms, and accessibility to the internet, communication and sourcing information becomes easier, and this unknown entity is the reality that all generations must learn to navigate.
It’s time to get real about the Use of Force
There will be times, as a security guard, when you will have no other option but to use force to achieve an operational objective or to defend yourself and/or others from a violent situation.
Examples of these situations may include:
- To restrain a violent patient from self-harm
- To defend yourself or another person from attack
- To remove an intoxicated person from a night club
- To move people from the scene of an accident
Why It's Important to Update Your Skills
Advantages of updating your qualifications
We are often asked: “Why do I have to do my security training again? I did it 10 years ago.”
This is a good question that has more than one answer - we thought we would tell you all about it.
Changes ahead for the Security industry
Over the past 2 years the Security Operations qualifications have undergone a major review to align with current industry standards and the national security climate.
Keep reading to find out what this means for you...
Snake bite season…
I have heard people say, “the only good snake, is a dead snake”. While it is an amusing turn of phrase, let us not forget that these creatures play a significant role in controlling vermin and other pests.
Snakes demand respect. Australia is abundant with the deadly and the dangerous. A few of our local celebrities, found in South Australia, include the Eastern Brown Snake, Inland Taipan, King Brown, Red-bellied Black Snake and the Southern Death Adder.