Coastguards around the world work to prevent the loss of life on the coast and at sea.
Ruth Lee Manikins have been used by water rescue teams for over 20 years, providing a lifelike casualty which can be used for all manner of coastguard training including swift water rescue, man overboard, helicopter winch training and general search and rescue.
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Otherwise known as ‘Dead Fred’ - used extensively by NATO forces, British and US Navies, 100% of UK Fire Services and all the sea rescue agencies including The RNLI and Coastguards - NATO stock number available
A variant model of our popular Man Overboard manikin, the Helicopter Winch Manikin was designed in consultation with the experts at Bristow Helicopters UK to provide a solution for training horizontal lifts from the water.
Age is one of the significant risk factors for drowning. Globally, the highest drowning rates are among children 1–4 years. It is a highly emotive issue that paramedics and other rescuers can now train for, with the first drowning simulation toddler.