EMT/Trauma shears are a type of scissors used by paramedics and other emergency medical personnel to quickly and safely cut clothing from injured people. They consist of a plastic handle with a metal blade and are designed exclusively for external use and are not suitable for surgical or invasive procedures.
Cuts through strong materials such as car seat belts, denim, and even thin metal
The wide, blunt tip is designed to slide across skin
Minimizes the risk of injuring the patient while cutting clothing due to the wide tip
Increasingly being used by fishermen, soldiers and scuba divers as safer alternatives to knives