KART MARSHALLS - FIRE TRAINING
We have just had our 2011 Marshal Training Day to make sure all of our Health and Safety boxes have been ticked. It’s a serious business making sure all is fun for our customers, so it is crucial our marshals are experienced in all aspects of safe, effective running of the kart track. We have a major incident plan that has to be adhered to and this covers all areas from Fire Training which can be seen in the pictures above and below. Luckily we have never had to use these techniques for real, but we have to make sure all our marshals are up to speed.
The other areas covered include general track safety and kart maintenance to keep the karts running in prime condition. The main thing is we need all marshals to work closely as a team under each of our experienced Race Directors.
Max, a Race Director of many years, who ran the course, commented "We know that our customers have plenty of calls on their money these days, and fully understand that we have to be better than ever to deserve the business, so our discussions centred on how we can improve the real karting experience that only a quality outdoor track can give. There was some great feedback from experienced and new marshals alike, and we all enjoyed the fire practice - thankfully, none of us has any experience of using a fire extinguisher and whilst we all hope we never have to use one, it was great fun learning! I'm confident that we can keep up our high standards for the future".
We were pleased to welcome four new marshals on the day for their initial training day, and have had so much interest in being a