Archive

October 2016

Mobile Hoist safety checks prior to each use 25/10/2016

Mobile Hoist safety checks prior to each use

Mobile hoists are relied upon for many patients and carers in domestic and acute care settings as a means of patient transfer from one surface to another.  There should be a number of safety checks in place that ensure that the Mobile Hoists remain safe for both the patient and their carers. What checks should be in place? Firstly it is advised that your hoist has routine maintenance in accordance with the manufacturers recommendations.  Think of this as a service for your car.  There are items on the hoist which require periodic replacement... Read More

Hoisting from the floor with a Mobile Hoist 25/10/2016

Hoisting from the floor with a Mobile Hoist

There are a number of Mobile Hoists on the market which claim to hoist from the floor but in truth many of these simply do not lower far enough to truly hoist someone from the floor without sitting the patient up first or at least propping their shoulders up.  Doing either of those things can be tricky and can add extra complications to the transfer. Fortunately there are Mobile Hoists on the market which lower far enough to hoist a patient from the floor in a supine position.  The video below shows how... Read More

Advice & Guidelines 11/10/2016

Advice & Guidelines

We will be adding advice and guidelines to this page relating to our products and services.  The content on this page will be regularly refreshed with information from our own advisors, independent moving and handling advisors, healthcare professionals and equipment users.  We aim to cover a broad range of topics from use of our equipment to general moving and handling tips and techniques. If you have a particular topic for this page we would be thrilled to hear about it.  In the meantime if you would like any advice or guidance on our products or their... Read More

Green Trousers 10/10/2016

Welcome to our new Green Trousers website

We are very pleased to announce the launch of our brand new eCommerce site Green Trousers, and also our new latest news section, which will be updated regularly to keep you up to date with the latest news and special offers. Our new website has been developed with our customers in mind, and as a result of this you’ll find an easy to use website with effective search facilities and an efficient, secure checkout process. We really hope you enjoy having a look around the new site, we will be constantly... Read More