- Fully padded, including soft padding under the arms, with a 50mm wide padded buckle belt that has extra padding under the belt
- Various attachments
- Built-in Keyhole Plate Safety Straps (Applicable for the version of this product which uses Keyhole Plates*)
Benefits of a Buckle Belt
When using a Stand Up Sling with Buckle Belt, the Patient’s shape can alter between sitting and standing. You can adjust the Buckle Belt on both sides of the Buckle. The advantage of this design is that it is easy to adjust the size without undoing the buckle. There is no Hook & Loop Tape that may stick on to clothing. Webbing and Buckles are preferred by Infection Control Departments to wipe clean.
We have designed the Sling to reduce it from riding up under the arms. The pressure under the arms can be very painful on some brands of hoists, particularly with Patients who have arm or shoulder problems. If the Patient does have an arm or shoulder problem, an alternative way of using this Sling is to keep the patient’s arms inside it with the outer lifting band wrapped around the outside of their body. Using the Stand Up Sling in this way depends greatly on the Patient’s ability to co-operate and weight-bear.
Some Patients may use this Sling upside down. The high back section is useful to help lift the buttocks.
The Stand Up Sling with Buckle Belt can be used with a variety of different manufacturers’ Stand Up Hoists. When ordering, select the correct attachment method:
- Webbing Loops
- Keyhole Plates
* We incorporate special Safety Straps with our Keyhole Plate Slings as an extra safety measure. These may stop the Patient falling to the floor if a Keyhole Plate comes off the stud or breaks, and can prevent a serious accident. Click on the picture for further information.
Also available: Stand Up Sling with Hook & Loop Tape
Safe Working Load: 200kg / 440lbs (In accordance with ISO 10535:2011)
Attachment Method: Metal hook coathanger type hoists, keyhole plates, rope and balls.
||Chest Size (cm)
||Chest Size (inches)
||60cm – 90cm
||23.5″ – 35.5″
||85cm – 120cm
||33.5″ – 47″
||110cm – 155cm
||43″ – 61″
Special sizes made on request. Materials Available: Polyester on the outside, Velour on the inside.
||A comfortable, solid material, like the Nylon material, but not as slippery.
See the FAQ tab for more information.
Hand or machine wash up to 80°C. Cool tumble dry or air dry in shade. We recommend using a Pelican Washing Bag, Item 205 to help prevent the webbing getting caught in some washing machines, and to give a longer life to the material. Ensure the Sling is completely dry before use or storing. Store in shade away from direct sunlight. If defective, withdraw from use and contact Pelican.
Warning: Excessive chlorine/bleach can damage any material, including Sling material. Slings should be continuously inspected for deterioration and discolouration, as this may be an early warning of possible failure. Fabric softener may also damage the fabric.
General Manual Handling Warning: Manual Handling products are designed to assist carers to help patients. They will not make the carer stronger or fitter, but with correct training and use of the products, should make manual handling easier and safer for both staff and patients. When training, practise with an able-bodied colleague. If any procedure is not comfortable or is difficult and puts the carer or patient in a dangerous position, the participants should call out to stop the manoeuvre, recover and recommence. Never jeopardise your health by straining, twisting or being incorrectly positioned when manual handling. Always select the most appropriate equipment for the patient’s current condition and if in doubt, use mechanical equipment. Ask your Manual Handling adviser for individual guidance.
Correct Buckle Threading: Click here to view a video showing the correct way to thread a buckle onto the webbing. It is vital that the buckles on this product are correctly fitted. Contact us if you need to order a replacement buckle if one is broken.
Attaching Brand New Keyhole Plate Slings to a Hoist: View our video guidance here.
General Keyhole Plate Sling Information: Click here for general information, including filing down Keyhole Plates which are too tight. This advice is applicable for the version of this product which uses Keyhole Plates.
Warning: Inspect Slings before every use. If any damage is found the Sling must be withdrawn from service and repaired, if possible.
Disposal: When the Sling is ready for disposal, we suggest the Lifting Straps are cut off, so it cannot be used with another patient.
Sling & Hoist Compatibility: Click here for more information.
Sling Life Expectancy: Click here for more information.
What the International Standard ISO10535:2011 requires for Period Sling Inspections and Sling Labelling: Click here for more information.
Sling Inspection Before Use Checklist: Click here to download.
6 Monthly Thorough Sling Inspection Checklist: Click here to download.
Online Sling Inspection Training: For excellent guidance on how to do inspections, check out this course on the Udemy learning platform. On completion of the course you will receive a certificate, which makes staff education simple. This training is in addition to the training offered by your organisation. The course covers:
- How the do a Sling Inspection Before Use
- How to do a 6 Monthly Thorough Sling Inspection
- What the labeling requirements are
- Example of sling damage
- How to safely mark a sling
Do I need to do Sling inspections?
Yes – see the Important Information tab for more information.
What are the Sling inspection requirements?
See the Important Information tab for more information. We’ve paraphrased the International Standard 10535:2011 under licence, detailing exactly what is required.
Where can I find the inspection checklists?
See the Important Information tab for more information. We provide the following checklists:
- Sling Inspection Before Use
- 6 Monthly Thorough Sling Inspection