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. this fire Evacuation Chair training course will train your staff on how to use an evac chair safely in an emergency and help your business meet evacuation chair legislation.
In an emergency, elevators cannot be used for evacuation, so stairs are the main escape route from a facility for all persons. Would your staff know how to use an evacuation chair when needed?
Our evacuation chair training (also known as ‘evac chair training’) informs your staff how to assemble an evacuation chair, when it is required to be used, how to use an evacuation chair to safely evacuate people with mobility impairments and understand the relevant evacuation chair legislation. This course is suitable for anyone and will allow them to become the responsible person for aiding people who need the evacuation chair.
Ensure that your business meets legal obligations, is up-to-date with new regulations and your staff are adequately trained in emergency escape procedures for all, including the mobility impaired.
The aim of this Evacuation Chair 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
Assembling an evacuation chair
When an evacuation chair may be needed
The term 'Fire Refuge Point'
The balance point
Travelling in an evacuation chair
Evacuation chair legislation
Due to the importance of Evacuation Chair training, our training experts often get asked the below common questions.
To become certified in Evacuation Chair training, get in touch today, and gain the knowledge and skill set on how to swiftly use an evacuation chair whilst keeping the operator and evacuee as safe as possible.
Evacuation chair training teaches your staff how to confidently use an evacuation chair and how to safely evacuate people with mobility impairments in an emergency.
You may think using an evac chair is quite simple but to use it correctly, it requires technique, which requires full training. if it isn’t used correctly, it can cause injury to both the operator and the evacuee. The responsible persons to use an evacu chair must be confident to use the device when needed.
Enquire today by sending us a message here or giving us a call and enrol your staff on our emergency Evacuation Chair training.
Evac chair training isn’t mandatory/a legal requirement (yet) but as a business, ensuring safe evacuations from your premises is a legal requirement under the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) 1995 and the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.
So, if you do choose to have evacuation chairs, then you must ensure you provide adequate training to any employee who would be the responsible person for using an evacu chair in an emergency.
Our online Evacuation Chair training can be completed via a dedicated webinar or blended learning. Upon successful completion, all learners will receive an Evacuation Chair certificate and will be certified in using an evacuation chair in an emergency.
You’ll also receive full customer support from your dedicated account manager and support team.
• Study when you want
• Track staff progress
• Study anywhere you want on any device
Choose how you want this online Evacuation Chair training course delivered:
Just follow these four simple steps, sit back, relax and let us do the hard work for you and your team.