transport a sick child to the hospital? The new Safeguard Transport is a simple restraint system for safely transporting sick children on any brand of ambulance stretcher.
This device is only intended for use on your stretcher. Think of it as a car
seat adapter to make your stretcher a specialized pediatric transport platform.
No it is not for other purposes; it cannot be used a spine board and cannot be
used as a regular car seat. But for what it is intended, it’s simply
outstanding. The quality of construction and design is evident with every
The Transport can be used on kids from 22 to 100 pounds. It articulates with the head-end
of the stretcher. It’s fast to attach to your stretcher with just two simple
clip straps. It’s also very easy to put on the child, with a single take-up for
strap positioning convenience.
Maybe most importantly, it is very intuitive. Sometimes pediatric equipment can
be difficult to use, we use it so infrequently. I’m confident an average Joe
could put this thing on right, even never having seen it before.
Transport is very strong, and rigorously tested. This company does all their own
testing in house. They also design and manufacture many other different types of
automotive restraint systems, so they have considerable experience. The have a video online that demonstrate the performance of the Safeguard Transport in an
accident. They also have one that shows exactly what happens to a child when
transported on the stretcher alone.
Nothing I’ve seen before for this purpose,
matches the elegant simplicity of the Safeguard Transport. I predict half the
ambulances in America will have one in 3 years.