Under the Disabled Discrimination Act 2005 and Equality Act 2010, it is unlawful to discriminate against any person with regard to any disability they may have, this includes the evacuation of your premises in the event of a fire.
In an emergency, elevators cannot be used for evacuation, so stairs are the main escape route from a facility for all persons. It is imperative that staff know how to use an evacuation chair safely and successfully, as well as when they are meant to use them and the legal guidelines associated.
The aim of this course is to greater increase your knowledge of the evacuation chair, as well as relevant legislation.
The key points covered in this course are:
How to use an evacuation chair safely under supervision
Assembling an evacuation chair
When an evacuation chair may be needed
The term 'Fire Refuge Point'
The balance point
Travelling in an evacuation chair
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