POD Rescue Stretcher

Versatile rescue stretcher with patented integral casualty harness. Lightweight and supremely portable.

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The POD rescue stretcher can be used for both horizontal and vertical lifting for rescue from a wide range of confined, exposed or high locations.

It features a patented integral casualty harness with single quick connect buckle to secure casualty. Tested to dynamic performance requirements of EN361:2002 (full body fall arrest harness) with mass of 140 kg falling 4m. The harness is fully adjustable to to fit a wide range of casualty sizes.

Durable semi-ridged plastic base with a low friction construction allows the POD stretcher to easily slide or drag over surfaces.

A key feature of the POD rescue stretcher is that it is spine board compatible, whilst retaining full functionality of the integral harness.

When in use, the integral harness is always connected to the lifting points whether in horizontal or vertical lift for complete casualty security.

The orientation can be modified by adjusting the lifting bridle to pivot the stretcher between horizontal and vertical position, for passage through complex/confined spaces.

The POD also features an integrated head restraint and foot stirrup, five casualty restraint straps for quick and secure fitting to the casualty.

8 low profile handles reduce the risk of snagging, allowing multiple handlers to manoeuvre stretcher through difficult environments.

X-Ray translucent and CT scanner “friendly”. It is also infection control compliant with washable base sheet and removable textile components for disinfection and replacement.

10 year lifespan for all parts, textile and plastic.

Product registered with UK Competent Authority, MHRA, Class 1 Medical Device.

Replacement Stretcher Bridle available to purchase separately.

Supplied with KARI 50 durable PVC storage bag.

Patented GB 2 403 422.

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Commodity Code: 6307909899

Country of Origin: UK


  • Patented, integral, casualty full body harness
  • Horizontal or vertical lifting & lowering
  • Smooth low friction base slides and drags easily
  • Compatible with spine boards
  • Stretcher comes complete with lifting bridle and KARI transport bag
  • Rolls-up to fit durable PVC storage bag with carrying straps
  • Configured for rapid deployment
  • Tested with 4m fall, mass of 140 kg
  • Fully adjustable
  • Integrated head restraint and foot stirrup
  • 5 patient restraint straps to keep casualty secure
  • 8 low profile handles to easily manoeuvre stretcher
  • X-Ray translucent and CT friendly
  • Infection control compliant with washable base sheet and removable textile components
  • 10 year life span for all parts, textile and plastic


Sizing: Length 220cm, Width 90cm
Material: Polyamide, Polyester, LDPE, Steel, Stainless Steel, Aluminium Alloy, plastic fittings
EN Mass Test: 140kg
Loading: 140kg WLL Horizontal / Vertical. FOS 7:1
Weight: 9.5 kg
Conformity: MDD 93/42/EEC as amended by Directive 2007/47/EC (Class 1 Medical Device)