The AmbuBus bus stretcher conversion kit from First Line Technology is an effective and efficient solution for mass evacuation and transport of special needs patients, casualties, and others who require non-ambulatory transport. The kit quickly and easily retrofits vehicles of opportunity into mass casualty transport vehicles. Organized into one palletized kit, an existing passenger bus can be transformed into an ambulance bus capable of carrying up to 18 stretchers plus medical staff and equipment. The ruggedized and palletized crate allows for quick and simple logistics for pre-positioning and emergency response. The kit is all-inclusive requiring no additional tools for assembly.
In cases of extreme weather or other disasters, the AmbuBus Kit can be used to quickly convert vehicles of opportunity (like school or metro buses) into non-ambulatory transport vehicles for special needs populations. The evacuation of hospitals and other medical facilities is an integral part of every good emergency preparedness and response plan. The AmbuBus will substantially improve their capacity for mass casualty evacuation.
The AmbuBus enables the Department of Health to safely and efficiently evacuate hospitals, medical facilities, and nursing homes. Once evacuation is complete, the retrofitted vehicles can be converted back into their normal use capability and the AmbuBus Kits can be warehoused for future uses.
Other possible AmbuBus configurations include the No-Notice (Permanent) configuration which is a permanently installed AmbuBus Kit that allows a mass transit vehicle to be converted into a turnkey mass casualty transport system for earthquakes and other no-notice disasters and the Surge (Free-Standing) configuration which enables efficient use of limited floor space during staging and sheltering operations.