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Coroner calls for bar staff to receive restraint training after death of Earthcore founder – The Age

Coroner Jacqui Hawkins has called for changes to the way bar staff are trained in the responsible service of alcohol, and additional training in how to safely restrain…



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A coroner has called for all bar staff to receive training in the safe restraint of patrons following the death of Earthcore festival founder Spiros Boursinos in a Melbourne venue after he was held down during a psychotic episode.
Releasing her findings on Tuesday into the death of the 45-year-old, coroner Jacqui Hawkins also called for significant changes to the way people are trained in the responsible service of alcohol.
Antique Bar in Elsternwick where Spiro¬†Boursinos (inset) died.Credit:David…

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