The net can be installed in 60 seconds. Made of 2" wide PVC coated polyester webbing with a minimum tensile strength of 12,000lbs. The PVC coating is to prevent blood or any other liquids from penetrating the webbing due to the fear of blood-borne disease transmission. The thread is twist-bonded 3 ply polyester-meeting Federal Standard 191A Test Method 4108 and made to MIL STD Vt852 and tested extensively by the University of Missouri Fire Academy.
There are two important features of Rescue Life Net worthy of its valuable addition to a rescue team's inventory of tools.
- It is compact in design and takes up little space in the unit.
- It is currently being used for auto extrication, wilderness rescue, water rescue, trench rescue, high angle rescue, large animal rescue, obese patient transfer, an dmovement of equipment to upper level floors.
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