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SAE J3027

Ambulance Litter Integrity, Retention, and Patient Restraint

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Organization: SAE
Publication Date: 1 November 2016
Status: active
Page Count: 11
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This SAE Recommended Practice describes the testing procedures required to evaluate the integrity of a ground ambulance-based patient litter, litter retention system, and patient restraint when exposed to a frontal, side or rear impact. Its purpose is to provide litter manufacturers, ambulance builders, and end-users with testing procedures and, where appropriate, acceptance criteria that, to a great extent ensures the patient litter, litter retention system, and patient restraint utilizes a similar dynamic performance test methodology to that which is applied to other vehicle seating and occupant restraint systems. Descriptions of the test set-up, test instrumentation, photographic/video coverage, test fixture, and performance metrics are included

Document History

SAE J3027
November 1, 2016
Ambulance Litter Integrity, Retention, and Patient Restraint
This SAE Recommended Practice describes the testing procedures required to evaluate the integrity of a ground ambulance-based patient litter, litter retention system, and patient restraint when...
July 1, 2014
Ambulance Litter Integrity, Retention, and Patient Restraint
This SAE Recommended Practice describes the testing procedures required to evaluate the integrity of a ground ambulance-based patient litter, litter retention system, and patient restraint when...

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