• Professional Standards

COT SAFE: Stretcher Safety

Updated: Jul 24, 2019

When it comes to Risk Management, stretcher tips have large potential for serious injury, but are easy to mitigate with a simple training module. COT SAFE is an acronym to remember the principles of safe stretcher operation. It works on all stretcher designs with a simple addition of reflective tape to identify appropriate height of movement.


- COT SAFE: Powerpoint slides