Our Truck Fleet
Some of our clients have underlying health
problems that require special needs or equipment such as oxygen or
IVs. Our trained staff are able to accommodate these and other
requirements as necessary.
PTS vehicles are equipped with two-way radios. The radio
communication is the primary method of dispatch. Our vehicles
also have cellular telephones that offer a secondary method of
communication. This ensures immediate access to the Ministry
of Health ambulance communication centre in the event of any en
vehicles are fully stocked and equipped to render comprehensive
Basic Life Support
- Single and double capacities
- Modern Ferno stretchers
- Fixed and portable oxygen
- Province wide immediate
communications between base and vehicles
- 500 watt power inverters
- Vehicle First Aid and Fire
- Attendant Emergency First
- Stair Chairs, CPR Board,
- Ministry of Health approved
- Fully Equipped Trauma Bag
- Ability to transport family
members, nurse escort, personal belongings
- Wall-mounted and
- A full
compliment of oxygen administration devices including airway
maintenance adjuncts, oxygen masks, cannulas, and suction catheters.
- A wide
assortment of bandaging materials, cold packs, hot packs, cervical
collars, long backboards, stair chairs and a defibrillator.
PTS ensures that all vehicle maintenance is completed, including a
bi-annual safety inspection in accordance with the Ministry of
Transportation requirements and the Motor Vehicle Safety Act.
inspections are performed:
- An inspection
every 4,000 km – lube, oil, filters, tires, hoses, etc.
- An inspection
every 15,000 km – spark plugs, coolant, fuel system, chassis,
brakes, batteries, lights, heaters, AC, wipers, brakes, gauges,
doors, latches, hinges, cooling system flushed, transmission
flushed, back-up alarm, and a road test
Vehicle and Equipment Cleaning
- Daily cleaning
of patient and crew compartment as per contact precaution standards.
- Each crew will
disinfect / decontaminate the patient compartment and equipment
after any possible contamination encounter.
- Alcohol swab of
patient care equipment after each patient.
- All vehicle and
equipment cleaning is per Ministry of Health Guidelines