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Current Category: Evacuation Devices

the WauK board

17482 West Westwind Dr
Gurnee IL 60031

Evacuate patients from tight or restricted spaces by rolling, not carrying!

The WauK® board is a dolly specifically designed for transporting people. It allows first responders to roll their patients to safety instead of carrying them.

It is a smart tool to use in stairways, tight elevators, mobile homes, aircraft, small rooms, water rescues, active shooter situations, mass evacuations, bariatric patient transport, removal of deceased, and anywhere you want to minimize back injuries while maximizing mobility. Roll, don't carry!

The WauK® board’s one-of-a-kind, patented design adds the functionality of a dolly to a conventional backboard, allowing a first responder to extricate an immobilized patient from tight, restricted spaces. It’s the ideal companion to a stair chair because the WauK® board allows rescuing patients that must remain supine (lying face up), without carrying them.

The unique dolly feature allows first responders to:

  • Roll a patient, rather than carry a patient
  • Remove patients from the most constricted locations
  • Prevent career limiting back injuries
  • Prevent movement of the patient during extrication
  • Readily stored in the backboard compartment of an ambulance

Two 3" diameter wheels at the foot end provide smooth rollability. A rugged built-in foot rest perpendicular to the board when opened, or flush with the board when folded shut.


(866) 806-8898
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Press Releases:
the WauK board (Bandel Industries LLC), Introducing the Newest Innovation in Patient Extrication: the WauK® board, September 08, 2020
the WauK board (Bandel Industries LLC), Minimize Patient Movement During Extrication, June 09, 2020
the WauK board (Bandel Industries LLC), First Responders: Prevent Career Limiting Back Injuries, April 07, 2020
Product Specials:
the WauK board (Bandel Industries LLC), Evacuation: Easily Move Patients in the Supine Position, October 07, 2020
the WauK board (Bandel Industries LLC), How to Extract Patients in a Tight Elevator or Stairway, July 07, 2020
the WauK board (Bandel Industries LLC), Save Your Back When Extracting Bariatric Patients, May 04, 2020
the WauK board (Bandel Industries LLC), Introducing an Affordable Way to Extract Patients From Tight Spaces Without Injuring Your Back, February 10, 2020

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