Biker Down Course

Actions taken in the first few moments after an incident involving a biker can be crucial in minimising injuries and can make a real difference to the lives of those involved.

Biker Down is a free training workshop run by professionals for bikers designed to answer these uncertainties. Originally developed by Kent Fire & Rescue Fire Bike Team, it uses the expertise of the Emergency Services and HSE qualified First Aid Trainers to prepare motorcyclists should the worst happen on the roads.

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The workshop last approximately three hours and is broken down into three modules:

  • Module one: Looks at the initial scene management and the protection of those present and risk assessing the scene.
  • Module two: Is delivered by a HSE First Aid trainer and focuses on assessing the casualty when dealing with trauma and when and how to safely remove a motorcyclist’s helmet.
  • Module three: Focuses on being seen as a motorcyclist. The module is delivered by a member of the partnership, who uses their experience in investigating and/or dealing with serious and fatal motorcycle crashes.

To find more information regarding the Biker Down workshops, please contact the team on (West Sussex) or (East Sussex).