For any organisation, being prepared for any emergency is critical to the safety of staff, visitors or the general public; but especially so for those with mobility issues. That’s why its vitally important to have staff members trained in the correct use of evacuation equipment and to be confident they can assist those who may struggle down the stairs in the event of an emergency.
Training is suitable for anyone who may need to use an evacuation chair in an emergency situation to evacuate vulnerable people efficiently.
Evacuation chairs help evacuate immobile or fragile people in an emergency down escape stairs. Correct handling of an evacuation chair is very important to avoid injury or strain.
This qualification covers the following topics:
Successful candidates will be able to:
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