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1

What 2 ways can a collapses happen

Natural and Human

2

What are natural collapses

Earthquake
Flooding
Hurricane
Lighting
Subsidence

3

What are human collapses

Renovation
Accidentally impact
Arson
Terrorism
Gas explosions

4

What are the different types of building

Framed buildings

Skeleton frame of steel or reinforced concrete

Unframed buildings

Traditional form of construction

5

3 types of collapse

Internal

External

Total

6

Types of internal collapse

Pancake
Failure of load bearing walls
Floor falls horizontally and pancakes lower floors.

V collapse

Walls fails in middle and creates V when falls

Tent

Floor beams fails and floor falls down creating voids either side like 2 tents.

7

Types of external collapse

90 degree angle

Walls falls away from building

Inward/Outward collapse

Walls crack horizontally and causes top of wall to fall inward and lowet half outwards.

Curtain

Wall comes straight down on top off itself

Total

Everything collapsed

8

Who can the IC call upon for advice.

Dangerous structure engineer

9

What LFB resource can help with collapse structures

USAR

10

How many modules are there for USAR

5
Mod 1 Structural collapse
Mod 2 Major transport
Mod 3 Breaching and Breaking
Mod 4 Multi Purpose Vechile
Mod 5 Timber

11

What is a UA

USAR adviser

12

What are the six stages of rescue
REPEAT

Reconnaissance and survey
Elimination of utilities
Primary surface search and rescue
Exploration of voids and spaces
Access by selected debris removal
Terminate by debris removal

13

What are NGOs

Non goverment organisation