Ambulance Patient Transfer Service (PTS) Kit
“Comprising an Emergency Services (ES) sling Super Bariatric Sling (SBS) set of 8 extension handles and bag. Members of the Ambulance Service are responsible for getting patients to where they need to be cared for in emergency and non-emergency situations and are routinely called to lift and transfer incapacitated people. The PTS kit will accommodate individuals from a larger child to obese adults. The red ES sling has a safe working load of 45 stone/630 lb/290 kg and is easily placed beneath a seated or recumbent individual allowing a team of operatives to lift and transfer that person fully supported without pressure points minimizing risk of further injury. As the load is distributed between several operatives and each has a good handle risk of musculo skeletal injury is significantly reduced. The Super Bariatric Sling has a safe working load of 63 stone/880 lb/400 kg and is the largest sling available for transferring bariatric casualties; with 7 handles. Handholds can be increased with extension handles. Can be placed without rolling the casualty. The slings are supplied with 8 extension handles (loops of soft webbing) allowing up to eight operatives to share the load all in a compact bag.
The Ambulance PTS kit will accommodate nearly 100% of the population for that one off emergency transfer and is a cost effective option for the emergency services industry.”