homepageTips and tricks from people with spinal cord injuries (SCI).
Förflyttning till anpassad grävmaskin, (svensk text)

User moves from wheelchair to lift chair. Photo: Katharina Ratzka
User moves from wheelchair to lift chair. Photo: Katharina Ratzka

The chair is lifted up to the cab at the push of a button. Photo: Katharina Ratzka
The chair is lifted up to the cab at the push of a button. Photo: Katharina Ratzka

The chair swings into the driver’s cab. Photo: Katharina Ratzka
The chair swings into the driver’s cab. Photo: Katharina Ratzka

User moves between chair lift and driver’s seat. Photo: Katharina Ratzka
User moves between chair lift and driver’s seat. Photo: Katharina Ratzka

User in his excavator. Photo: Katharina Ratzka
User in his excavator. Photo: Katharina Ratzka

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Transfer to adapted excavator

Chairlift makes it possible to move from wheelchair to excavator

Description
A lift with a folding plastic chair is mounted on the excavator. The electrically adjustable-height chair sits on a vertical pole and can swivel.
User transfers from wheelchair to lift chair (photo 1). At the touch of a button the chair is lifted up to the cab (photo 2), then the chair swings inwards (photo 3) and the user moves to the driver’s seat (photo 4).

Manufacturer
Adaptations: Conny Eriksson, CM fordonsteknik, Sweden.

Tip is dated from 2011

Categories for this tip
mobility » transfers with lifting devices, Tips and tricks from people with High paraplegia with impaired balance (Th 2-10, ASIA A, B).

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User in his excavator. Photo: Katharina RatzkaAdapted excavator
- made it possible for a wheelchair user to return to work
Tip is dated from 2011.

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