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Rescue shovel / shovel

Rescue shovel
Rescue shovel

In many disasters needs manual excavation, but the traditional shovels are heavy and big with only one
function, which is not so cost effective to carry with, so the design add a LED illuminate and the GPS
functions in the shovel, it is not just can illuminate at the night excavation, reducing the occurrence of
accident, but also be a quick set GPS device. On the structure, use a spiral connection to reduce its’ size,
make it easier for the storage and the carrying, and help the rescue workers to do their rescue easier
and convenient.


Shu-Te University

SHU-TE University
Kaohsiung City, Taiwan

Ying-liang yao.,
SHU-TE University.

Meng-Yin Hsu,
SHU-TE University.

Wen-Shih Yang,
SHU-TE University.

Kai-Han chang,
National Kaohsiung University of applied sciences

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