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MiDAS 5 Steps to Safety Course

Road Safety - Everyone's Business

MiDAS is the Minibus Driver Awareness Scheme, organised by the Community Transport Association U.K. (CTA) which promotes a nationally recognised standard for the assessment and training of minibus drivers.

 

It is a membership based scheme that is designed to enhance minibus driving standards and promote the safer operation of minibuses, currently there are over 5,000 member organisations throughout the UK.

5 Steps to Safety: Minibus Emergency Evacuation

 

Programme Duration:

The MiDAS - 5 Steps to Safety Emergency Evacuation Course last for a half day. This is an excellent course aimed at providing drivers & trainers the skills necessary to deal with a dangerous & potentially life threatening situation. This is an essential course for both minibus drivers and passenger assistants.

Aims:

To prepare drivers to cope with the difficulties they may encounter & how to deal with them when faced with the need to evacuate.

 

Objectives:

Recognise common causes of vehicle fires

  • Know how to reduce the risk of vehicle fires

  • Know when and how to use a fire extinguisher

  • Know how to safely evacuate a vehicle

 

Programme Outline:

Designed to ensure that staff and drivers are equipped with the knowledge & understanding of the problems involved in dealing with the dangers of a minibus fire & to manage the safety of the occupants.

Classroom:

Initial classroom theory will familiarise clients with the risks & dangers of a vehicle fire & provides an easy to follow protocol to ensure the safe vehicle evacuation.

Practical Session:

Clients will have the opportunity to put into practice what has been discussed in the theory session.
Smoke generators are used in a minibus to allow drivers to experience the process of minibus evacuation.

  

If you would like to discuss the MiDAS - Five steps to Safety Course further or have questions concerning either MiDAS
training in general or 5 Steps to Safety training please telephone our office.

Call on 01452 347332 or 01452 346283 or use our MiDAS Minibus Driver Training Contact Form for more information.