Search & Rescue

Search and Rescue teams play a vital role during many disasters, natural or man-made. Each rescue will be different, so you need to make sure your training offers variety and realism too.

The manikin ranges shown below are our recommendations for manikins used for mountain rescue based on 30 years of experience supplying dummies to mountain rescue teams worldwide.

Whether you require a dummy for swift water, wide-area search exercises, avalanche rescues, ropework for steep ground or crag situations or casualty care and evacuation by stretcher we have the model for you.

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Duty Training Manikin

Duty Training Manikin

Our base model is a popular choice for most rescue scenarios typically practised by emergency rescue professionals including Confined Space, USAR, Chemical/Biological Hazards, Road Traffic Collision (RTC) and general handling exercises - ensuring effective, realistic training.
Full Body CPR Training Manikins

Full Body CPR Training Manikins

Make your CPR more like real life! Step out of the classroom and complete CPR training in ‘real-life’ situations for better learning outcomes.
Advanced Water Rescue Manikin

Advanced Water Rescue Manikin

Blending water rescue training and medical skills acquisition, the Advanced Water Rescue Manikin is a world-first for anyone involved in the rescue and resuscitation of drowned casualties.
Bariatric Conversion Suit

Bariatric Conversion Suit

If your team were faced with an obese casualty, would they be able to rescue them safely? This product is the perfect choice where space is limited or when there are not enough people to position a full-weight bariatric manikin in place ready for training.
Full Bodied Airway Management Manikin

Full Bodied Airway Management Manikin

Complete Airway Management training outside of the classroom with our full-bodied mankin.
Search & Rescue Training Manikins

Search & Rescue Training Manikins

Used extensively by Police Forces and inland water rescue agencies where there is an emphasis on the search element of the training.
Mountain Rescue Manikins

Mountain Rescue Manikins

Originally developed in conjunction with Scottish Mountain Rescue, these manikins are lighter and help set a training scenario for mountain rescue teams, including avalanches.​
Man Overboard Training Manikins

Man Overboard Training Manikins

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
Working at Height Training Manikins

Working at Height Training Manikins

The Working at Height manikin is constructed to provide extra rigidity and reduce slumping when using a rescue harness. Used globally by Special Rescue teams, Arborists, Health & Safety trainers, Industrial Rescue teams and many more.

ADVICE & ARTICLES

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