Evacuation chairs & Rescue slides

Evacuation chairs are widely used in buildings / multi-storey building as a means of escape for people who have difficulty in using stairs in the event of fire. It is essential that people are trained in the safe use of any device if injuries and accidents are to be avoided. This course will help you understand how to identify and use an assisted escape device and how to avoid any use that may lead to further risk. It will demonstrate the part that these devices can play in an overall strategy for means of escape for people with mobility issues during an evacuation, the training required to ensure that procedures are adhered to in practice using the correct method. This course is delivered at your own site (where an evacuation chair will be used).

Course:

This is for staff who needs to know how to use an emergency evacuation chair or rescue slide where this course will instruct & help you understand how to identify and use an assisted escape device and how to avoid any use that may lead to any further risk.

Aims:

  • The requirement of a rescue device
  • Choosing the right device for your business
  • Issues to consider with using these devices
  • Who can use a rescue device
  • Getting the client into the equipment & safety device
  • Vertical decent using the device and including stairways
  • Reassurance of the person being rescued

This is a half day course held at your venue - as little as 30 pounds per person for a group of 12 persons

Patrex can offer the same in depth course involving the moving of people with the use of rescue slides.