An aluminium Orthopaedic Stretcher for the lifting of casualties in situations where the rolling or rocking of their body might cause further damage. The stretcher splits in two along its length and is then be closed underneath the casualty, allowing the first aiders to scoop up the casualty with minimum movement of their body or limbs. Typically, this stretcher is used for handling casualties who have suffered significant trauma such as broken bones or spinal injuries.
- Allows casualty lifting without undesirable movement
- Manufactured from robust, high-grade aluminium
- Includes retaining straps to secure and immobilise the casualty
This orthopaedic stretcher measures 169cm x 45cm x 8cm and weighs approximately 8kg. Maximum load is 159kg.