First Aid For Riders – “First Bike On Scene”

First Aid For Riders the safety initiative set up by Right To Ride to provide a tailored First Aid Course for riders of all Powered Two Wheelers (PTWs) is now recommending B.I.K.E.R.S. Training, home of the First Bike on Scene (FBoS) – Emergency Response Skills (ERS) to deliver their courses to riders.

The courses are run by Rodge Byrne and Nick Coward of B.I.K.E.R.S. Training, both qualified healthcare professionals and motorcycle enthusiasts, they are acutely aware of the daily risks bikers face on the road.

In the last two years they have trained over 400 riders and motorists across Ireland and the UK.

They are a commercial initiative but are delighted to be working in close partnership with the FBoS UK Ltd, the Police Service of Northern Ireland Bikesafe Team and MAG Ireland – The Irish Motorcyclists’ Association.

First Bike on Scene – Emergency Response Skills is a one-day course covering immediate emergency skills for motorbikers and other road users.

These skills include:

Safe approach and management of an accident scene
Airway Management
Injury Assessment
Management of head and neck (c-spine) injuries
Control of Bleeding
Recognition of catastrophic Bleeding
Safe helmet removal in special circumstances
Log Roll
Trauma CPR
Irish Heart Foundation Adult CPR with Automated External Defibrillator

The course starts with some theory but is predominantly practical based.

A total of 5 skills are taught, of which 3 will be formally assessed.

Once the learners are comfortable with their newly acquired skills, further practise is given by means of scenarios, combining all of these skills.

Following completion of the assessment, successful participants will be issued with a certificate by the Quality Casualty Care Alliance, UK, which is valid for 3 years.

Information & Links

Rodge 00353-(0)86-3103233 or Nick 00353-(0)87-2070943
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B.I.K.E.R.S. Training Ireland – On Facebook
Bikesafe – Northern Ireland – Click Here

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