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rescue

The best position is one in which the extended and rotated arial device is ___ to the object.

Perpendicular

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The __ locks increase overall strength of the extended device and greatly reduce the chance of failure.

Extension locks

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Notes

The first rung of the ladder tip should be placed even with the windowsill

Aerial device should be aimed above the victim and then lowered

Aerial ladder should be placed at least 6 feet above the edge of the roof

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The steps for performing the knee sit method are

Large victims
Best for heavier patients

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Extend the fly sections so that a minimum of __ ft protrudes over the edge of the roof

6 ft

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Elevated stand pipe

Using the aerial as an exterior stand pipe is also an effective tactic for the following:

Parking garage
building roofs
bridges and overpasses
buildings under construction with no standpipe system