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Evacuation Chair Training

F06

Course Information

Date of Next Course: Upon request

Venue: Humber Emergency Planning Centre, Humberside International Airport, Kirmington, North Lincolnshire 

Duration: Three Hours

Validation: Three Years

This course teaches delegates the theory behind moving a casualty into the ‘Casualty Evacuation Chair’ from sitting on the floor, lying on the floor, from a wheelchair, from standing. These topics are all then backed up with the opportunity to consolidate this knowledge practically with a series of practical exercises and mentored sessions.

This one-day Evacuation Chair Training course syllabus includes:

 Recognise the situations in which it is appropriate to use a casualty evacuation chair  Recognise the manual handling hazards associated with using the chair
 Successfully move an individual from various positions into the chair  Safely use the chair to move an individual downstairs
 Recognise the limiitation of the chair  Best practice evacuation working principles

Evacuation Chair Course | Delegates will gain an in-depth insight of how an evacuation chair works

Course Benefits

Course benefits include:

  • Equipment familiarisation - delegates will gain an in-depth insight into how an evacuation chair works
  • Correct techniques - implementing best practice manual handling and lifting techniques
  • Qualified and experienced trainers - HFR Solutions CIC instructors are specialists in manual handling and legislation
  • Morale objectives – providing a safer workplace for your employees and customers
  • Upskilled employees - Improved knowledge and confidence using evacuation chair equipment
  • Ability to apply best practice procedures – for implementing safe lifting measures
  • Safe systems of work – delegates will be able to help implement best practice manual handling principles
  • Skills – supports workforce development
  • Delivery in-situ - our fire safety training can be delivered at your site (In-situ)
  • ISO accredited business - ISO9001, ISO14001 & ISO 18001

Evacuation Chair Training - best practice casualty movement

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the course delegates will be to demonstrate the following skills;

  • Recognise the situations in which it is appropriate to use a casualty evacuation chair
  • Recognise the manual handling hazards associated with using the chair
  • Successfully move an individual from various positions into the chair
  • Safely use the chair to move an individual downstairs
  • Recognise the limitation of the chair
  • Safe manoreuvring of casualty between different floors
  • Safe way of moving a casualty
  • Supports effective communication skills

Relevant Legislation

For any employee undertaking responsibilities such as fire safety or acting in the role of a Fire Marshal, it may be well worth checking out the following legislation and fire regulations:

  • The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
  • The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 & 2015 

Risk Assessments

  • Management of Health & Safety at Work regulations 1992

Related Fire Safety Links

https://www.hse.gov.uk/toolbox/fire.htm

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Evacuation Chair Training

Course Code: F06

Location - Humber Emergency Planning Centre, Humberside International Airport, Kirmington, North Lincolnshire 

Duration - 2.5 Hours

Closed Course Information

Price per course - £330.00 + VAT

Max 12 delegates

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