The stretcher is a duo-fold design, this conviently allows a device which normally takes up a lot of room the ability to be folded and stored away easily. A fully zipped carry bag is included to ensure the device does not get damaged while not in use. The stretcher is manufactured from aluminium, it is waterproof, fireproof and anti-cracking. Although the Stretcher can withhold heavy weight it is still lightweight and can be easily held. The high-vis orange colour scheme of the Stretcher allow it to be easily identified and cautions people in the area to make space when in use. The Stretcher is a basic item in any first-aid room and the HSE list it as a desirable and essential item.