It is constructed from quality, synthetic materials, stainless steel and aluminium, the Paraguard Excel stretcher is impervious to oil, water, grease and other petroleum products and is resistant to rot and corrosion. It is particularly useful for high building and helicopter rescues.

The Paraguard Excel stretcher is quick and simple to use with various straps to secure the chest, arms, thighs and lower legs. The head is held in place by a three point, non-slip forehead strap. A figure of eight strap supports the feet.

To enhance infection control the flaps are wipe clean and the patient pads may be detached from the base for washing.

For storage and ease of transport, the stretcher packs into a back pack supplied as standard. A range of accessories are available which enhance ease of use, patient comfort and increase the range of tasks for which the Paraguard Excel can be used.

Optional extras for the Paraguard Excel Stretcher include:

  • Four point lifting sling which attaches onto the stretcher with lightweight carabiners, enables easier horizontal lifting.
  • Slot-in carrying handles fix onto the head and foot ends of the stretcher allowing two rescuers to carry the patient.
  • A vest style shoulder harness attaches onto the handles, helping to distribute the weight of the stretcher between the rescuers.
  • A foul weather sheet is available to provide protection to the patient for rescues taking place in adverse weather conditions.