What are the types of carries?

What are the types of carries?

What are the types of carries?

  • Victim Drag and Carry Techniques.
  • Tied-Hands Crawl.
  • One Person Arm Carry.
  • Single rescuer to lift a victim safely by arm carries.
  • One Person Pack-Strap Carry.
  • Fire Man Carry.
  • Two Person Carry(by arms & legs)
  • Chairs Carry.

What is a saddleback carry?

Saddleback Carry. The saddleback carry is only used for a conscious casualty who can put one or both of his arms around your neck. It is generally used to carry a casualty for a moderate or long distance.

What will you do when performing three man carry?


  1. Each person kneels on the knee nearest the victim’s feet.
  2. On the command of the person at the head, the rescuers lift the victim up and rest the victim on their knees.

What is the two person seat carry?

The two-person seat carry requires a second responder. This carry can be used for any person who is conscious and not seriously injured. Do not use this assist if you suspect that the person has a head, neck or spinal injury.

What is oneman method?

One man carries are used to quickly remove a casualty from a source of danger, such as a burning building or enemy fire. They are also used to evacuate a casualty when other methods are not available.

How can one man carry?

Grasp the casualty’s clothing at his far shoulder and hip and gently pull so the casualty rolls toward you. Continue until the casualty is turned (on his abdomen or back). Place the casualty’s arms at his side and straighten his legs. Some one-man carries requires the casualty be raised to a standing position.

How do you perform a fireman’s carry?

How to Perform the Fireman’s Carry

  1. Raise the victim to a standing position. This is no easy task if they’re dead to the world.
  2. Shift your weight to your right leg and stick it between the victim’s legs.
  3. Grab the victim’s right hand with your right hand.
  4. Transport your victim.

How do you do a 2 person seat carry?

Put one arm behind the person’s thighs and the other across the person’s back. Interlock your arms with those of a second responder behind the person’s legs and across his or her back. Lift the person in the “seat” formed by the responders’ arms. Responders should coordinate their movement so they walk together.

What must do in two person arm carry?

What should a first aider consider when transporting a victim?

When doing this, a first aider must consider the following factors: • a. Weight and height of the victim • b. Status of the victim (conscious or unconscious) • c. Environment (safe, floor is smooth, narrow or wide) • d. Special need considerations (injuries of the victims)

How does a three person carry technique work?

THREE-PERSON CARRY OR STRETCHER LIFT technique is for lifting patients onto a bed orstretcher, or for transporting them short distances. Each person kneels on the knee nearest thevictim’s feet. On the command of the person at the head, therescuers lift the victim up and rest the victim ontheir knees.

When do you piggy back on a first aider?

–Piggy Back – when the victim is conscious 5. • Pack Strap Carry – when the victim is smaller than the first aider 6. •Shoulder Drag – used when the floor is smooth, short distance transport 7. •Fireman’s Drag or Tied-hands Crawl – used when first aider and victim must crawl underneath a low structure

When to use a two man carry for a casualty?

Using a two-man carry benefits the casualty and the bearers by spreading the load. Improvised litters are the preferred method when the distance may be too far for manual carries or the casualty has an injury that may be aggravated by manual transportation.