Campers also treated a simulated ankle injury and packaged the patient for a short carry in a stokes basket
, and raised Ranger Slade using a 9:1 mechanical advantage system with rope equipment.
The third phase of the drill was a 'Man Down,' and utilized a TURK Device, which allows the hazmat techs to carry tools on a stokes basket
into the hot zone, and in the event personnel does need evacuation assistance, the stokes basket
and TURK Device are set for immediate departure from the hot zone."
Integrated patient transport system to include Stokes Basket
and Patient restraint
In the event of an accident, the traditional Stokes Basket
is often used to bring the individual to the ground for treatment, but the purpose of the board is defeated in most cases because a typical rescue is anything but stable.
The fire department's spokesman further shared that a ladder truck and stokes basket
were used as well in hoisting the woman out of the chimney.
A medic was sent to help the victim before rescuers had the task of carefully taking him down the trail in a Stokes basket
-- a lightweight basket stretcher -- to a waiting snowmobile that took him off the mountain.
The boy was pulled out, harnessed, placed in a Stokes basket
, and sped by ambulance to the nearest hospital.
After being placed on the restraint stretcher, called a "stokes basket
," the inmate's handcuffs were loosened and he was given numerous bathroom breaks, medications, and food and liquids.
* Stokes basket
(wire basket to hold and transport injured persons)
The third phase of the drill was a "Man Down" and utilized a TURK Device which allows the hazmat techs to carry tools on a stokes basket
into the hot zone and in the event personnel does need evacuation assistance the stokes basket
and TURK Device are set for immediate departure from the hot zone." "The weather was cool and more comfortable due to all the gear necessary to enter this type of hazardous environment," added Hazmat Leader John Sherwood of Countryside Fire District.
I then took another set of vitals and waited for Indian Lake Ambulance to get to us with the backboard, Stokes basket
(stretcher/ litter) and a paramedic.
Rescue Area accomodates a long board or stokes basket
(not included) for patient transport;