The Windlass-Style Tourniquet also known as a CAT (combat application touniquet) is required by WorkSafeBC in Level 1 and Level 2 occupational work place First Aid Kits.
ESSENTIAL LIFE SAVING EQUIPMENT
The CAT tourniquet is a quick effective solution to help stop blood flow in trauma situations. Hemorrhaging is the leading cause of preventable death in tactical and non-tactical trauma situations. It has been proven through research that the Tourniquet is 100% effective in quickly stopping arterial blood flow due to the shortest application time.
LIGHTWEIGHT AND COMPACT
Easily add one or more to home emergency kits, cars, backpacks, motorcycles, range bag, construction belt or carried on person for immediate use.
EASY TO DEPLOY SIMPLE DESIGN
One handed design for self-application. Apply a second tourniquet to stop difficult arterial bleeding. Windlass quickly adjusts pressure in case bleeding restarts.
TIME STAMP RECORD
Write down time of application to identify time limits and prevent potential blood poisoning.
ASSISTED OCCLUSION STRAP (AOS)
Strap designed with finger hole for grip. Kevlar Stitching 4 inches from tip preventing Velcro delamination under extreme tension.Finger hole assists achieving positive tension while implementing device in wet, muddy, and bloody environments.Kevlar stitching perpendicular to strap end improves maintaining tourniquet tension during maximum pressure and largest strap diameter.
FIRST RESPONDERS AND EMS
The single most important life saving device you can carry when applied correctly.