National Fire Chiefs Council (R&D)

Extrication in trauma (EXIT Project)

Amount awarded


Due to complete

Q2 20/21

Making roads safer for…

All road users

Paramedics attending to a man trapped in a car following a crash

Project summary

This research will determine the effect of extrication techniques applied to casualties following road traffic collisions. The research will be carried out in a specialist testing facility using volunteers and will evaluate a range of techniques to measure force and movement. It will also test the use of techniques by lay people and different services (Fire and Rescue, the Police and Highways Agencies).