Emergency evacuation equipment, manual handling, ergonomic seating

Spectrum Healthcare (UK) Ltd

Evacuation Equipment

We offer a suite of cost effective evacuation and rescue equipment, designed to aid in the safe removal of casualties and service users from emergency situations. Our range includes evacuation mats and pads such as Ski Pads, Ski Sheets, Med Sleds, ResQmats and AlbacMats, evacuation chairs, stretchers, back boards and accessories such as patient straps and immobilisation aids.more

We work with healthcare professionals and organisations to develop evacuation products to cater for all types of individuals, including patients with specialist or complex care needs. Many of our products can be modified. If, for example you are looking for evacuation equipment for patients with conditions such as brittle bones, we can increase the padding or make smaller versions for small adults and children.

Bariatric Equipment

Worldwide obesity has more than doubled since 1980 leading to a greater demand for moving and handling equipment for bariatric individuals. The rising levels of obesity in the population affects hospitals, ambulance services, funeral directors and fire and rescue services as they struggle to move and transport bariatric individuals.

Our range of bariatric equipment allows for the safe movement of obese and overweight individuals whilst minimising the risk to staff from manual handling related injuries.

Moving and handling Aids

Figures from the Health and Safety Executive show that in health and social care services, moving and handling injuries account for 40 per cent of work-related sickness absence. Our range of moving and handling equipment has been designed with comfort of the patient and and safety in mind.

Included in our product range are slide sheets, seated transfer boards and transfer slings. We also offer a modular floor mat, developed in conjunction with NHS Innovations and crash mats to form part of a fall injury prevention programme.

Seating and low-working solutions

We offer a wide range of ergonomically designed work chairs, which help to promote a healthy seating position and reduce the risk of postural stress. For use in a wide range of work environments such as in healthcare, laboratories, workshop production areas, schools and nurseries.

Our specialist range of seating includes a thorax support chair, a one legged low height stool and an ergonomic kneeling system suitable for use by individuals who undertake tasks at low levels, such as healthcare and educational duties.

Training Aids

 It is essential that staff are properly trained in certain areas to help employers meet their legislative health and safety requirements. Our range of training and education products help organisations plan and practice emergency evacuation procedures and the correct use of evacuation equipment.

We have a range are Fire Safety DVDs available produced by well-respected health and safety organisations, along with training manikins of various sizes and weights, which allow staff to simulate rescue and evacuation scenarios without the need for human volunteers.

Our Customer commitment

When you invest in new equipment and products you want to be sure that you are buying the product that is right for you and that staff are confident in its correct use. At Spectrum Healthcare we are committed to ensuring just that.

We offer free onsite product demonstrations, on much of our product range, along with comprehensive training packages on the use of our evacuation equipment.  Both services are available across the UK and Republic of Ireland.



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Spectrum Healthcare (UK) Ltd
1 Kingsthorpe Business Centre, 63 Studland Road, Kingsthorpe
NN2 6NE, Northampton
United Kingdom

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