Anyone who works with medical patients on a regular basis knows how difficult it can be to have to move, lift, and carry those who cannot move, lift, or carry themselves. From accident victims to those who have become bedridden due to age or illness, first responders and caregivers are at an increased risk of […]
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Doty Belt Gives Climber A Lift! McCall, Idaho – February 22, 2016 – When working with children with special needs during their various climbing events, the posse members of Courageous Kids Climbing would occasionally experiencing some challenges getting the kids up the climbing walls. Event coordinator Jeff Riechmann of Courageous Kids Climbing […]
Doty Belt helps local High School soccer team with a generous donation.
By Gabe Brison-Trezise Valley News Correspondent Thursday, May 28, 2015 (Published in print: Thursday, May 28, 2015) Fairlee — Upper Valley Ambulance is getting a lift thanks to the Doty Belt, a device resembling a climbing harness that allows responders to more easily help up fallen patients The ambulance service recently purchased three of the […]
Many EMS providers each year suffer back and other musculoskeletal injuries from lifting patients. The biggest problem is that people don’t have handles to make lifting and handling them easy to do. Firefighter Captain Glen Doty was tired of seeing his crews get injured and came up with the DotyBelt, a solution that puts handles […]
First was the regular sized Doty Belt. Then came the larger Doty Belt. But, there was a need for something smaller, something that could be used for home health care, physical therapy, the Elderly and for care facilities, and so the Doty Belt Small was created. So, we are pleased to announce the arrival of […]
UL, the testing corporation, recently ran tensile tests on the Doty Belt. UL is a global independent safety science company offering expertise in certification, validation, testing, inspections, auditing, education and advisory services. UL ran tensile tests on the Doty Belt to 1700 lbs. According to Wicapedia, Tensile testing, also known as tension testing, is a […]
The California Fire Service magazine, September/October 2013 issue, have a feature on Doty Belt. California Fire Service magazine is the exclusive magazine for members of the California State Firefighters’ Association, with over 19,000 members, making it one of the largest firefighter associations in California. If you are a member, check out what the most recent […]
Emergency Medical Services (EMS) World, profiled DotyBelt on its website product guide. Along with a very good photo of the belt itself, some of the text was quite flattering: The Doty Belt/Lift Assist Harness was created to provide patient and provider safety, while preserving patient dignity and well-being. The ergonomic advantage the Doty Belt provides […]
Doty Belt helps support the Livermore/Pleasanton Firefighters Foundation hook and ladder run, an annual event in its 5th year, held every June.. The Livermore-Pleasanton Firefighters Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)3 that supports: Injured and Fallen Firefighters, officers, First Responders and their families , Burn Foundation and Local Charities in the Tri-Valley area.