Positional asphyxia Awareness

When a persons body position stops them from breathing, this is known as positional asphyxia or postural asphyxia and it can be deadly! Knowing how to avoid physical asphyxia when using physical intervention at work is crucial for anyone in Security to ensure you are keeping yourself and others safe.

See the SIA’s guide to safer restraint below to see how this can be avoided.