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Biker Down

We are offering a FREE ‘First Aid for Bikers Course. ‘Biker Down’ includes three modules:

1. Incident scene management

A presentation from a Fire Bike Team member, on scene management and personal safety for a biker happening upon an RTC involving a motorcyclist.

2. Casualty care

This module is delivered by a trauma care trained Firefighter, covering; Trauma and mechanism of injury, snatch rescues, why when and how, basic life support, CPR, managing spinal injuries and crash helmet removal, when and how.

3. The science of being seen

During this session we discuss why drivers may not see motorcyclists. Within in the discussion phenomena such as Motion Camouflage and Looming are discussed as well as tips on what you can do to be seen without necessarily the need for covering yourself head to foot in luminous yellow!”

 


Course Dates

Dates for the Biker Down courses in 2017 are:

  • July 14th
  • September 22nd
  • October 13th 

To book a place please email bikerdown@glosfire.gov.uk with your name, contact number and preferred date.  We will then confirm that you are on the date requested.

Our Gloucestershire Road Safety Facebook page and Twitter will have reminders of the dates nearer the time.

For further details please contact us on 01452 888719 or email the above address.

 

 

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