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FBOS - First Bike On Scene
First Aid Training for Motorcyclists / Bikers

 

FBOS - First Bike On Scene - Motorcyclist / Motorcycle First Aid Training  ...now I.C.A.R.E. - ‘Immediate Care at the Roadside in an Emergency'

 

Update: It seems that FBoS is no more and the latest reincarnation is I.C.A.R.E. ‘Immediate Care at the Roadside in an Emergency'

icare is a first aid course for motorcyclists and other vehicle users. It will supply the participants with the knowledge and skills required to manage the scene of an accident. It deals with the different types of life threatening trauma encountered at the scene. It provides motorcycle riders with information on how to deal with a collision scene and life-saving skills for motorcyclists, including CPR and how to remove a helmet to provide access to the rider’s airway.

For more information and contact details view/download the brochure found here:
http://www.somersetroadsafety.org/userfiles/downloads/30/icareleaflet.pdf 

 

FBoS
First Bike on Scene (FBoS) is the first nationally available course to offer essential life saving skills to motorcyclists.

The ‘First Bike on Scene’ course has been specifically designed to provide the knowledge and skills needed to deal with the initial management of a patient involved in a road traffic accident (motorcycle accident / crash). Bikers will be encouraged to give casualties necessary basic life support in the event of an accident whilst waiting for emergency services to arrive.

The course is recommended for anyone who rides a motorcycle, or wishes to administer first aid or manage the initial scene of a road traffic incident.

FBoS is approved by The Faculty of PreHospital Care of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and is approved by the Motorcycle Industry Association.

Who is the course for?
Recommended for anyone who rides a motorcycle, or wishes to administer first aid or manage the initial scene of a road traffic incident. The First Bike on Scene™course has beenspecifically designed to provide the knowledge and skills needed to deal with the initialmanagement of a patient involved in a road traffic accident. Bikers are encouraged to give casualties necessary basic life support in the event of an accident whilst waiting for emergency services to arrive.

Minimum Entry Requirements:
16+ years of age.

Certification:
Certificate of Competency. The course is approved and certificate issued by The Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Certificate is valid for two years.

Duration:
One Day.

Class Size:
Student / Instructor ratio up to 12:1.

Who delivers it?
Commercial Ambulance Instructor.

Description:
The course instructs the students to:

  1. Understand Trauma and the mechanism of injury.
  2. Understand how to protect the scene and snatch rescue.
  3. Demonstrate Basic Life Support.
  4. Understand the correct procedures for spinal management.
  5. Demonstrate the correct procedure for removing a crash helmet.

 

For more information and enquiries re setting up a course in your area call 01639 686828 or email roadsafety@npt.gov.uk for more information.

 

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