Bariatrics

Reference: 

868

Request detail: 

1)      Have you made specific provision for the rescue of bariatric persons?

2)      Do you carry equipment for the rescue of bariatric persons? - Please send me a list of equipment needed.

3)      Do you have a policy in relation to the rescue of bariatric persons?

4)      Do you share information with other services regarding location and

status of bariatric persons?

5)      How many injuries to operational fire fighters have been caused by

rescuing bariatric persons?

6) Please send me a copy on the procedure you have on bariatric people.

7) Please send me a list of equipment needed.

Response detail: 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request.

Please see below responses to your questions.

1)      Have you made specific provision for the rescue of bariatric persons?              Yes

2)      Do you carry equipment for the rescue of bariatric persons?  Yes

3)      Do you have a policy in relation to the rescue of bariatric persons? Yes - See attached training note

4)      Do you share information with other services regarding location and

status of bariatric persons? No

5)      How many injuries to operational fire fighters have been caused by

rescuing bariatric persons? Zero

Please send me a copy on the procedure you have on bariatric people. - See attached training note

Information Released: 

Yes

Received: 

Tuesday, 27 November, 2018

Responded: 

Tuesday, 11 December, 2018

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