A LARGE mobile crane tipped onto its side during routine maintenance at a business site in Hume today (February 22). No one was injured in the incident, which occurred around 1.15pm. WorkSafe ACT inspectors and […]
Mr Gentleman says each ambulance is fitted with electronic stretchers and power loaders to reduce physical demands on paramedics and improve patient safety.
“Three existing ambulances have also been retrofitted with electric stretchers and power loaders, while another three ambulances that have been replaced, will be kept and maintained for use when demand on ACTAS surges during peak times,” he says.
“Two additional ambulances, fitted with electric stretchers and power loaders, are also on track to join the ACTAS fleet this November.
“Demand on our ACT Ambulance Service is at the highest level ever and despite growing demand, the ACT has continued to record the best response times in the country over the past six years, as well as the highest levels of patient satisfaction.”