Evacuation Chair Training

What is evacuation chair training?

The emergency evacuation chair is one method of evacuating incapacitated people from upper floors when the lift is not available i.e. it was broken or in the event of a fire.

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Ensure all your staff can get out safely

Regulations for the Provision and Use of Work Equipment (PUWER) state that the equipment should only be used by people who have received adequate information, instruction and training.

Our two hour practical and interactive training course is designed to ensure that you comply with the above PUWER regulations and will be delivered by a highly experienced trainer who has been training for nearly 10 years. The course is designed to make you competent and feel comfortable handling the evacuation chair with a passenger in an emergency.

You will learn how the chair is safely deployed, operated on the stairs and then collapsed after use. We will also provide advice on the siting and distribution of chairs as well as help with the completion of a risk assessment on using the chair. In addition, we will provide you with advice regarding maintenance and servicing requirements. Upon successful completion of the training course we will issue you with a certificate.

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This is a practical, hands on course and includes:

  • Interactive demonstrations
  • The history of emergency evacuation chairs
  • Health and safety information
  • General usage theory
  • Identification of key features
  • Assistance with risk assessing the activity
  • Maintenance and servicing advice

All makes of emergency evacuation chair and evacuation sheet catered for.

Why choose us?

  • Prices start from £395.00 for up to 6 people
  • Experienced & accredited instructor
  • Excellent reviews
  • Entertaining yet informative
  • Fully insured

Evacuation Chair: Train the Trainer

The emergency evacuation chair is one method of evacuating incapacitated people from upper floors when the lift is not available i.e. it was broken or in the event of a fire. RS Safety Consulting can train your members of staff to train others.

The ability to train others

This 1 day course will equip staff with the ability to train others on the safe use of evacuation chairs. A practical approach is taken to ensure that plenty of hands-on practice with regard to both the practical elements and the training issues – all under expert supervision.

The emergency evacuation chair training syllabus includes:

  • History
  • Health & safety information
  • General usage (theory)
  • Practical demonstrations of set up
  • Practical demonstrations of usage
  • Maintenance and service

For further information about any of our safety training courses, please contact us today. A member of our friendly team will provide expert guidance on the right course for your particular needs.

Prices start from £395.00 for up to 6 people

Key benefits of this course

  • Will equip your staff with the competency to safely conduct in-house
  • evacuation chair training
  • Generates cost savings through bringing skills in-house
  • We can train on most types of evacuation chairs
  • Delivered by a highly experienced instructor
  • Ability to understand how to safely use evacuation chairs
  • Be able to conduct appropriate training to other members of staff on evacuation chair usage

The course is aimed at any staff who may need to train others on the safe use of evacuation chairs. Participants will gain the following competences:

Testimonials

Brilliant training session. Bob is very engaging. Excellent.

K. C.

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