The rules of using the wheelchair must be fulfilled, as well as the order and rules of technical service, as set in the operating documentation of the manufacturer.
Before using the wheelchair, you need to read the safety instructions that are written in exploitation documents of the manufacturer.
During the use of wheelechairs it is not allowed:
- to exceed the maximum load; to brake sharply on descent:
- this can lead to the overturn forward;
- to stand on a footrest when boarding and dismounting from the wheelchair: it can cause the overturn;
- to use wheelchair with broken brakes.
The wheels should be braked during boarding and dismounting from a wheelchair.
Boarding and dismounting should be carried out with a raised up footrest.
It is recommended to use wheelchair with an attendant before getting practical skills in order to prevent overturning.