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    The Healing Bench is an articulating piece of equipment that converts from a backpack to an operating bench with the capacity to hold a blanket a… Read More
    The Healing Bench is an articulating piece of equipment that converts from a backpack to an operating bench with the capacity to hold a blanket and medical kit. The bench option allows for a flat, cleanable operating surface as well as a seat whenever necessary. Straps made from 5cm webbing help secure the bench legs when open and convert to a backpack for convenient mobility. The fleece blanket is used for patients being treated and doubles as a back pad when in backpack mode. Due to the recent number of natural disasters, I chose to design a piece of equipment that could help the relief workers who navigate these harsh conditions. These workers face a series of problems such as how to carry their tools, lack of a clean area to treat patients and the ability to work hands-free. These are men and women who risk their lives to help people in need. Practicality is not only useful, but also essential. Read Less
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Healing Bench
Year / 2011

The Healing Bench is an articulating piece of equipment that converts from a backpack to an operating bench with the capacity to hold a blanket and medical kit. It is designed to help relief workers who navigate through harsh conditions. For these individuals, practicality is not only useful, but also essential. As such, the bench option allows for a flat and cleanable operating surface as well as a seat whenever necessary. While the straps help secure the bench legs when open and convert to a backpack for convenient mobility. The fleece blanket is used for patients being treated and doubles as a back pad when in backpack mode.