Biker Down Course 3 November 2023 – Sutton Coldfield

Biker Down - A course dedicated to safety for motorcyclists, covering incident scene management, casualty care and the science of being seen.

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Biker Down Course 3 November 2023 - Sutton Coldfield

03nov6:30 PM9:30 PMBiker Down Course 3 November 2023 - Sutton ColdfieldA course dedicated to safety for motorcyclists, covering incident scene management, casualty care and the science of being seen. This course has unfortunately been cancelled. Please visit https://www.wmfs.net/our-services/biker-down/ to see other courses that may be available.

Road Casualty Reduction Team van with our fire bike parked in front of it.

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What the programme involves

Incident scene management

A presentation from the FireBike team, on-scene management and personal safety for a biker happening upon a crash involving a fellow biker.

Casualty Care

This module is delivered by qualified life support instructors from West Midlands Fire Service with motorcycle first aid-specific expertise, 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.

The Science of Being Seen

During this session the attendees receive instruction and advice on conspicuity – how effective is high-vis? This talk also covers phenomena such as ‘motion camouflage’ and ‘looming’, as well as tips on what you can do to be seen without the need to cover yourself head to foot in luminous yellow!

To book on to the course, simply RSVP and provide your details.

For enquiries, or if you wish to cancel a booking, please email bikerdown@wmfs.net with your details.

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