Significance and Use
These test methods are intended to provide reproducible data from which acceptance criteria, design data, and specifications can be developed for basket type rescue litters.
1.1 These test methods will enable the user to determine if a rescue litter meets their requirement for strength depending upon their particular applications and methods of use.
1.2 The test methods described in this standard are designed to test several parameters under “manner of use” conditions.
1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to inch-pound units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.
1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
lifting bridle; rescue litter; rescue stretcher; stretcher;
ICS Number Code 13.200 (Accident and disaster control)
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