I found a company on the internet called the Nathan Group that makes the Rapid Access Tool kit. The kit comes in two sizes, Tactical Operator Kit and First Responder Kit. Take a look at their video and tell me want you think. If the vehicles in the video were cribbed how stable would the vehicles remain when the Rapid Access Tool kit is used?
Just remember, as trained first responders we can be held liable if a vehicle is not stabilized before the patient(s) are extricated. That’s one point Ron Moore from Firehouse.com stresses religiously during his presentations and training. So view this video and product as a tool that may not apply to fire service extrication in its’ current configuration. However, the company could refine the kit to meet our needs.
(1) each Pelican 1560 case with customized foam insert to protect the contents exterior dimensions 22.06”x 17.93”x 10.43” (52 x 45.5 x 26.5 cm)
(1) each Heavy duty 36 volt cordless drill with 36 volt lithium ion battery attached
(1) each Spare 36 volt lithium ion battery pack
(2) each Recovery strap (30’ X 3”) with double stitched reinforced loops at each end
(2) each Specialty drill bit (1” X 10”)
(3) each Rapid Access Tool (R.A.T.) with an attached gated hook
(1) each AC battery charger for the two 36 volt lithium ion batteries
(1) each Drilling depth guide rod
(1) each Assorted manuals and warranty papers