Patient Transport / Transit Chairs
Transit chairs are primarily used to transport persons across level surfaces to a place of safety. Evacusafe Transit Chairs are a modern version of Patient Transport Chairs used by Hospitals and Ambulance services, they can be used to carry patients up or down the stairs. You do need to consider that it will require physical effort to perform this. It can be used by 2, 3 or 4 people dependant on the person who is being evacuated. Because of the lifting and Manual Handling involved, it is recommended that full Risk Assessment and PEEP should be carried out.
Used by Emergency Services around the world and by organisations who want to comply with current legislation, the chairs have a lift capacity of up to 110kg.
One area Transit chairs can be found is in basement areas to help support evacuation up stairs to ground level. This is particularly useful if there is no lift that can be used safely in an emergency. Also staircases that may require you to up and down to reach safety may be more suited to this chair. A good Risk Assessment will help you identify all the points you need to consider. You may want to consider our Tracked Evacuation Chairs which are specially designed with stairway evacuations in mind and can be manoeuvred by just one person.
Folding 4 Wheel Transit Chair
The 4 wheel Transit Chair is an upgraded version of our standard 2 wheel chair. A modern version of Patient Transport Chairs used by hospitals and Ambulance services, they can be used to carry patients up or down the stairs with ease. This model conveniently folds to enable neat stowage.
3 Wheel Transit Chair
Initially designed to assist family members at home, who experience mobility issues due to disability, illness or other medical conditions, this 3 wheeled Transit Chair is also ideal for occasional use such as family parties and social gatherings, business conferences and commercial events. It's both cost-effective and easy-to-use.
Certified Training Courses
We offer training courses for all of our evacuation products which show you and your staff how to correctly and safely use the equipment. We teach best practise techniques to give the knowledge and confidence to carry out safe evacuations using all types of equipment. We can train up to 8 staff members at any one time and we also offer Key Trainer courses where we pass the skills to train on to your staff, which means you can save money in the long run by keeping your future training courses in-house. Some of our courses are available to take online.