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Carts, Service/Utility, Platform

Definition : Service/utility carts designed with a flat platform that are intended for temporary storage and local transportation, usually confined to a particular area of a healthcare facility. These carts typically consist of a flat metallic or plastic platform mounted on large (e.g., 7.5 cm/3 in in diameter) wheels or on a dolly. Platform carts are usually moved manually but electrically (battery) operated carts are frequently available. they are available in a variety of configurations, sizes, and load capabilities. Some carts include attachments to secure the loads while transporting. They are mostly used in central supply areas, warehouses, maintenance departments, and other areas in the healthcare facilities where heavy loads are frequently handled. Heavy duty platform carts that can manipulate heavy (e.g., 450 kg/1,000 pound) or large-sized loads are available; dedicated platform carts that use detachable pallets as the load transporting platform are also available.

Entry Terms : "Utility Carts, Platform" , "Service Carts, Platform" , "Utility Trucks" , "Heavy-Duty Platform Carts" , "Platform Carts"

UMDC code : 27867

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