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Evacuation an Floor Recovery Equipment at HPFY

Evacuation and floor recovery section has a unique selection of specially-developed lift assist devices created to help in the emergency evacuation or recovery of those with impaired mobility. Lifting aids are aimed at helping the elderly, those who have disabilities or are less able-bodied and unable to move quickly without help. They also assist in the transfer of a person who may be a patient or bariatric from one place or spot to another in case of emergency evacuation. Assisted lifting devices and recovery products are looked upon as life-savers because of their role in a crisis situation. Subsequently, one needs to look for the right kind of lifting aid while planning to buy patient transfer aids. You can explore our top brands like Evac Chair, Managar USA, and Columbia Medical.

Use of Evacuation and Floor Recovery Devices

Emergencies can be minor or severe. It could involve immediate and urgent evacuation in case of fire, terrorist attack, floods, earthquake accident or a chemical hazard. The situation could be life-endangering. Lifting an adult off the floor is not easy, particularly if the person is fragile or bariatric. A fall can create a distressing situation for both the victim and his caregiver.  

  • Evacuation and floor recovery with regard to the elderly, particularly when lifting the person off the floor, can be challenging for various reasons. Evacuation and floor recovery devices are particularly useful in helping a person who has fallen and cannot be lifted up even with the help of a caregiver. 

  • The designs are user friendly and some of them allow a caregiver or companion to easily carry out tasks without waiting for help when in an emergency situation.

Floor Recovery Devices' Features

  • These are user friendly thus allowing a caregiver or companion in an emergency to easily carry out evacuation or recovery without waiting for help.  

  • These are easy to manoeuvre through narrow aisles or cramped areas and even go down or up the stairs.

Emergency Lifting Cushion for Floor Recovery

  • A person who has fallen and cannot be lifted up even with the help of a caregiver can be given an easy lift-up with the specially-designed, elevating inflatable lifting cushions from Mangar USA. 

  • When placed under the person who has fallen in a deflated state, the Elk Emergency Lifting Cushion inflates at the touch of a button and provides him/her a smooth lift-up. It weighs just 8 lbs but can lift up to 980 lbs! This evacuation and floor recovery device is suitable as a bariatric lift assist device.

  • The airline transfer chair from Columbia Medical is another example of evacuation equipment that allows for smooth transfer of a person into and out of an aircraft. It is ideal for use during an aviation emergency situation. An added advantage is that it can be folded up and stored away.

Patient Transfer Slide Sheets and Patient Movers

Patient movers from Mobility Transfer Systems and patient transfer slide sheets from Skil Care Corp are found to be efficient evacuation recovery instruments. Patient slide sheets utilizes two sheets – top and bottom – which work in tandem sliding over each other and creating a smooth movement and transfer. They have handles which allow the caregivers to get a firm grip for a smooth and safe transfer. They are designed to help slide, turn and position a patient without physical exertion. Patient movers have a slippery surface to prevent the patient from sticking to the polyethylene board as it bridges uneven gaps in an effortless and rhythmic movement.

How to Use Evacuation Chairs?

Evacuation chairs like Evac Chair 300H Standard Evacuation Chair and Evac Chair 600H Evacuation Chair are ideal for safe stairway escape. During a fire in a multi-storey building or in the event of a terrorist attack, people need a quick getaway. But if they include the elderly, the pregnant or injured then moving quickly may be difficult. These evacuation chairs are designed for safe and smooth transfer down the stairs. Conveniently, Evac Chair makes chairs for both single handling and double-handling. Evac Chair rescue chairs are simple to set up, sturdy, lightweight and so can easily be carried around by an emergency rescue team. They have large, sturdy wheels which makes pushing down the stairs or moving over rough terrains a smooth process. Some chairs which are meant for rough and difficult access and evacuation are designed for two-person operation.

Evacuation and Floor Recovery FAQs:

1. Can the Evacuation Chair go upstairs?

Evacuation chairs are designed to make moving people downstairs easy with a steady, controlled descent. They come in various shapes and sizes with other functions and capabilities such as single operator evacuation chairs, evacuation chairs that can go upstairs for basement evacuations.

2. How often do Evac Chairs need servicing?

Yes, your emergency evacuation equipment needs annual service.

3. What is the purpose of a Muster Point?

A muster point is a location in a visible area that is a safe distance from your building for people to gather in an emergency. After determining the place for your facility, it is important to ensure that everyone can safely exit the building and quickly find the assembly point.

Where can I buy Evacuation and Floor Recovery Products from?

At HPFY we have these and many other patient transfer aids such as gaits or transfer belts available at affordable prices, you can explore and find your pick.

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