Ambulance Construction 101: A Global View
Watch this archived webcast below!
This webcast will discuss the latest innovations in ambulance construction from the US and Europe and how they can keep you safe in your next ambulance. It will also cover:
- basic ambulance construction methods from raw materials to finish product
- chassis and box features
- essential systems
- extreme ambulance makeover features
You may want incorporate all of them into your next ambulance design, for crew comfort and efficiency. It will also review relevant ambulance crash statistics and safety concepts. Sign up today and be informed tomorrow before you build that next ambulance.
| Wayne Zygowicz, EMT-P, BA
Emergency Medical Services Chief
Littleton Fire Rescue, EMS Division
Wayne Zygowicz is a 27-year veteran of the fire service and has served as a paramedic/firefighter for more than 20 years. He is an instructor at the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, Md., teaching leadership and management, and is in his fourth year of the Executive Fire Officer Program. Under his leadership, Littleton Fire Rescue has become a full Advanced Life Support fire-based EMS agency and is nationally known for incorporating state-of-the-art medical equipment and innovative training techniques to provide the highest level of customer service available to the communities they serve. Wayne is also a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Emergency Medicine Services (JEMS) magazine and a technical adviser to the EMS Safety Foundation.
Evacuate from any multistory building.
For the evacuation of disabled or injured.
Evacuate non-ambulatory patients.
Provides true one-person operation.
Reduction in spinal load.
Cut risk of injury to caregivers.
Stryker Power-PRO is a hydraulically powered ambulance cot with industry-leading ergonomics. Foot end controls activate powered lifting and lower function for capacities up to 700 lbs. Operator safety and patient comfort are significantly improved.
Power-PRO XT powered ambulance cot dramatically reduces strenuous lifting and the associated risk of back injury.
SMRT — Stryker Managed Recharging Technology
Stryker Speed-Sheet is a unique approach to patient transfer.
Stair-PRO is scientifically proven to reduce the risk of operator injury. The operator position, adjustability of handles, angle of the track and the built-in descent control made Stair-PRO the safest chair in its product category.
Proven to reduce risk of injury.