Risk Assessment and assault on ambulance staff

Jason Rigby made this Freedom of Information request to South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust

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Dear South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust,

I am requesting the information regarding risk assessment for ambulance staff and the wearing of PPE in particular protective vest.
I would also like the statistics relating to injuries received as a result of assaults on ambulance staff for 2018. Please categorise into groups:

-Physical assault
- Blunt force trauma
- Knife
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Yours faithfully,

Jason Rigby

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Claire Hutchins

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