(2) Lift the casualty and begin walking backwards until he is on his knees
(figure 7-2 B).
(3) Continue walking backwards until his legs are straight and his knees are
locked (figure 7-2 C).
(4) Walk forward and bring the casualty to a standing position (figure 7-2 D).
Keep the casualty tilted slightly backwards so his knees will remain locked. If his knees
do not remain locked, walk backward until they lock and then move forward until the
casualty is in the standing position.
c. Move to a Face-to-Face Position.
(1) Grasp one of the casualty's wrists and raise his arm. Use your other
arm to hold the casualty erect (figure 7-2 E).
(2) Move under the casualty's arm to his front so that you are facing the
casualty, replace his arm, and hold the casualty around his waist (figure 7-2 F).
(3) Place your foot between the casualty's feet and spread them so that his
feet are about six to eight inches apart.
d. Raise the Casualty Onto Your Shoulder.
(1) Grasp the casualty's wrist and lift his arm over his head while continuing
to support the casualty with your other arm (figure 7-3 A).
If the casualty has an injured arm, grasp the wrist of the
(2) Bend at the waist and kneel, pulling the casualty over your shoulder. At
the same time, slip your arm from his waist, pass the arm between the casualty's legs,
and grasp behind the casualty's knee (figure 7-3 B).
(3) Move the hand grasping the casualty's wrist to the hand at the casualty's
knee. (This moves the casualty's wrist to the casualty's knee.)
(4) Grasp the casualty's wrist with the hand at the casualty's knee, freeing
your other hand (figure 7-3 C).
(5) Place your free hand on your knee and slowly rise to a standing position
(figure 7-3 D). Use the hand on your knee to help you rise without straining your back.
e. Transport the Casualty. Adjust the casualty's body so his weight is
distributed comfortably. Then move forward, carrying the casualty.