Global Patent Index - EP 0976376 A2

EP 0976376 A2 20000202 - Ramp step assembly

Title (en)

Ramp step assembly

Title (de)

Rampe oder Treppevorrichtung

Title (fr)

Dispositif d'escalier ou rampe


EP 0976376 A2 20000202 (EN)


EP 99304943 A 19990623


GB 9816374 A 19980729

Abstract (en)

The invention relates to access apparatus which facilitates movement either by foot or by wheeled transport in and out of ambulances. The apparatus may also be used in hospitals, nursing homes or other permanent structures which are commonly used by able-bodied and wheel-chair users. The access apparatus comprises a combined step and ramp assembly moveable between a first, closed configuration, a second, access configuration in which the step (14) is accessible to persons on foot, and a third, access configuration in which the ramp (22) is accessible to receive wheeled transport.

IPC 1-7

A61G 3/06

IPC 8 full level

A61G 3/06 (2006.01)

CPC (source: EP)

A61G 3/061 (2013.01); A61G 3/067 (2016.10); A61G 3/068 (2016.10)

Designated contracting state (EPC)


DOCDB simple family (publication)

EP 0976376 A2 20000202; EP 0976376 A3 20000621; EP 0976376 B1 20011219; DE 69900625 D1 20020131; DE 69900625 T2 20020829; GB 9816374 D0 19980923

DOCDB simple family (application)

EP 99304943 A 19990623; DE 69900625 T 19990623; GB 9816374 A 19980729