Firefighting Task 11: Casualty Rescue

Candidates must lift a 72kg casualty (mannequin) to chest height and, walking backwards, drag it around a 45 metre course, which includes up and down a ramp.

The candidate is required to pick up the casualty, ensuring the back of the casualty is against the chest of the candidate and they are to walk backwards dragging it in a safe manner being directed by an assessor/instructor.

Candidates can stop to readjust their grip on the casualty however they must not lose contact with the casualty.

A candidate will be given a warning if:

  • The casualty is not dragged as instructed.
  • The candidate stops, rests and/or tripping whilst dragging the casualty Candidates will be deemed to have failed if they:
  • Receive a second warning for not dragging the casualty as instructed.
  • Drop or lose contact with the casualty.

The overall time for completing the Firefighter Task course will be stopped when the casualty’s feet cross the finish line.

Firefighting Task 11: Casualty Rescue

Candidates must lift a 72kg casualty (mannequin) to chest height and, walking backwards, drag it around a (45) metre course, which includes up and down a ramp.