EVACUATE A CASUALTY USING A SKED LITTER
Simulated unconscious casualty lying on his back.
SKED litter (rolled up).
Three soldiers acting as assistants when so instructed.
Removes the SKED litter from its pack, places it on the ground,
and unfastens the retainer strap.
Steps on the foot end of the SKED litter and unrolls the SKED
Bends the SKED litter in half and back roll, then repeats with
the opposite end of the litter so the litter lays flat.
Places the SKED litter next to the casualty with the head end of
the litter next to the casualty's head.
Places the cross straps under the SKED litter.
Log rolls the casualty onto his side, keeping the head and neck
supported. (May have assistants help.)
Slides (or has assistant slide) the SKED litter as far under the
casualty as possible.
Gently rolls the casualty until he is lying on his back with the
litter beneath him. (May have assistants help.)
Slides he casualty to the middle of the SKED litter. (May have
Pulls out the straps from under the SKED litter and brings the
straps across the casualty. (May have assistants help.)
Lifts the sides of the SKED litter and fastens the four cross
straps to the buckles directly opposite the straps. (May have
Lifts the foot portion of the SKED litter, feeds the foot straps
over the casualty's lower extremities and through the unused
grommets at the foot end of the SKED litter, and fasten the
straps to the buckles. (May have assistants help.)
The casualty is safely secured to the SKED litter.
Kneels at a handle of the SKED litter and has assistants kneel
at the other three handles.
Orders assistants to lift the casualty so that the casualty is lifted _____ _____
in unison and the bearers are facing in the same direction.
(A no-go on any step will result in a no-go for the entire task)