The Elk (Emergency Lifting Cushion) is an innovative product designed to lift a fallen individual from the floor. Operating with low pressure, the Elk provides a stable lifting surface that reduces stress on caregivers back. The Elk is compact making it ideal when someone has fallen in a confined space either indoors or outside. When deflated, the Elk easily folds for storage. Powered by lightweight portable Airflo low pressure compressor makes the Elk the idea product for home care, nursing homes and EMT applications. Weight capacity 980 lbs.
How to Use the Elk
Step 1 - Roll the patient on their side and place the Elk parallel to the patient. Roll the patient back onto the Elk
Step 2 - Raise the individual to a seated position. The use of a SafetySure Transfer Sling (Item 3011) or a SafetySure Transfer Belt can assist in this process.
Step 3 - Once the individual is in a seated position, begin to inflate the Elk making sure that the caregiver provides stabilization during the lifting process.
Step 4 - Once the Elk is fully inflated, the caregiver can then assist the individual into a standing position.
Elk Product Specifications
|Product Weight (Deflated)||8 lbs.|
|Weight Capacity||980 lbs.|
*Warranty The warranty is given against defects in material and workmanship and comprises piece, parts and labor. The guarantee is not valid in the case of fair wear and tear, willful damage, common neglect, misuse or unauthorized alteration or repair by unqualified persons. The following statements do not affect the consumer’s statutory rights. This product is sold on the understanding that in the event of any defect of manufacture or material appearing within the warranty period, the defect will be rectified free of charge providing that: (a) Reasonable evidence is provided (e.g. purchase invoice, delivery note) that the claim is being made within the warranty period. (b) The defect is not attributable to accidental damage (either in transit or otherwise), misuse or unauthorized repair.