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Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service - Preventing, Protecting, Responding

Incidents involving obese people and the use of specialist equipment

Reference No: 051/2015
Request Date: 05/05/2015


Please provide details of the following:

1a) For the financial year 2014-5, please provide the number of incidents where your fire service has been called out to move obese people using specialist equipment.

In each case, please provide:

b) a summary of the incident
c) The date of the incident
d) The age of the patient
e) The weight of the patient (estimation will do)
f) What specialist equipment was used to move the patient
g) Time taken to complete the call.

2a-g) Same for the financial year 2013-2014

3a-g) Same for the financial year 2012-2013


Please see spread sheet.