Life jacket

A life jacket that automatically inflates when it lands in the water and does not limit mobility – suitable for persons who operate a wheelchair

User with life jacket
User with life jacket

Description
The user wears the life jacket when he drives or rides in a motorboat. The vest has a cartridge that automatically inflates the vest if the person lands in the water.

Users comments
The life jacket does not limit mobility since it is very small as long as it is not inflated. It also provides better protection than an “ordinary” life jacket since it has higher buoyancy and turns the user over so the user floats on his back.

Purchased from
Marine supply store

Paid for by
The user

This tip is from 2009

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Tipsare: Erik

Erik lives together with his wife and his child in a house. He is working part time. He was injured in 1996 and has a high tetraplegia (C4-5). He has personal assistance 21 hours a day.