Probationary training, session 3 of 8 this evening

The on going introductory training sessions for our seven probationary members continued this evening with session 3 of 8, at our Ladybridge Hall Base / HQ, commencing at 19.00hrs involving familiarity or rather an overview of all our stretchers in team use.

Six of our seven probationers attended (all probationers are expected to attend these sessions specifically arranged for them) with team members John Dickinson and tony Dawson, assisted later by Mike Marsh, providing instruction for this evenings session.

Finishing at 19.55hrs, the session involved a look at our Bell and SAR ALpine Lite Mountain Rescue Stretchers, the MIBS (Multi Integrated Body Splint) ‘roll’ stretcher, our Long boards, Scoop Stretcher and lifting Sheets.

Next weeks session starts at 18.45hrs and is set to cover our pager and radio protocols and usage.