Figure 7-3. Fireman's carry
The neck drag (figure 7-4) is generally used to move a conscious or
unconscious casualty for a short distance. This carry allows the rescuer to stay close to
the ground. The carry can be used when moving behind a low wall, under a vehicle, or
through a culvert. The neck drag is not used if the casualty has a broken arm or wrist.
a. Tie the casualty's hands together with material that will not cut his wrists, such
as the casualty's field dressing or a cravat. Do not tie the materials tight enough to
interfere with blood circulation. If the casualty is conscious, have him interlock his
b. Face the casualty's head and straddle his hips on your knees.