Flashcards in Extrication Manual Deck (47)
Purpose of the come-a-long and limitations?
Used for: Stabilization and Pulling
Limits: Single Line 2000 lbs
Double line 4000 lbs
Warnings associated with the come-a-long?
The handle is designed to break before the come-a-long fails. Do Not use anything but the designed handle to operate the come-a-long
Purpose of the High Lift Jack and limitations?
Use: Lifting and Pushing
Limits: Rated load 4660 lbs (tested @ 7000)
Useable Lift: 37"
Purpose of the Air Chisel and regulated operational pressure ?
Use: Cutting Tool
Streeper Brand: Operates @ 300 PSI
(Put oil in the gun barrel only, Not in the hose end
Purpose of the Chain and limitations?
Limits: 6' 3500 lbs
12' 3500 lbs
15' 7100 lbs
J-hook: 4700 lbs
Purpose of the Saws All?
Use: Cutting Tool
18 or 24 volt Battery
Purpose of the Hurst Hydraulics?
Use: Cutting, Pushing, and Pulling
Cutters, Spreaders, Ram, Combination
What are the 6 parts that make up the anatomy of a car?
A-post, B-post, C-post, Roof Rail, Fire Wall & Floor Rail
What are the 3 common propellants used SRS- Supplement Restraint Systems?
Argon, Nitrocellulose, & Sodium Azide with Potassium Nitrate
Warnings associated with SRS?
Air bags deploy less than 1/10th of second! Once deployed the canister can remain at temperatures up tp 600 degrees
What are the steps for dealing with Airbags on scene?
1. Scan the vehicle for Air bag or symbols that could identify the location of airbag
2. Disconnect the battery
3. Maintain the 5-10-20 Rule ( 5" from the side impact bag, 10" from the driver side front impact bag, & 20" form passenger side front impact bag)
Purpose of the 5-10-20 Rule associated with Air Bags?
The latest generation of air bags is called dual-action air bags. These bags can initially deploy using only a portion of the available energy. These air bags can redeploy; thus the importance of the 5-10-20 Rule
What are the 6 hazardous conditions that determine scene safety?
Spills or Leaks
What is the purpose of vehicle stabilization?
Prevents any further movement of the vehicle without changing its original position
What are the "T"'s of advanced vehicle stabilization?
Tie Back - Requires that you connect a vehicle back to an anchor point to prevent further movement
Tie Down - Requires that you anchor a vehicle down to stable object to prevent further movement
Triangulate - Requires that you use a brace to form a triangle which widens the point of contact to prevent further movement
How is Advanced Vehicle Stabilization removed?
Stabilization should always be REMOVED in the opposite order as it was applied
Cutters: X-Tractor II
60K at the center
90K at the base
Spreading Force: 16K @ tips
Opening: 15708 lbs
Closing: 9572 lbs
Opening Distance: 22/36/60"
Combination: ML 16S Maverick
Spreading: 13K lbs
Cutting: 60K lbs
Opening: 16" @ tips
9" @ Cutter
Warning for Car Bumpers:
Shock absorbing bumpers can load at impact and then suddenly release without warning!
Types of Supplemental Restraint Systems:
Seat Belt Pre-Tensioners
Sodium Azide with Potassium Nitrate
Air bags deploy in less than ____ of a second! Once deployed the container can remain at temperatures up ____.
Some cars have multiple air bags, as many as ____. When approaching a _______, look in the following places for abbreviations or _____ for the presence or location of the SRS:
If it is necessary to disconnect the battery, cut the _____ post first to avoid shorting out battery against the ______. Beware that new cars have multiple _______ in _______ locations.
Warning: ________ can hold a charge as long as ______ minutes or more. Static shock can deploy ______. Cell phones, _______ ___ ____, MPS players, and _______ can back feed enough _____ to deploy air bags when plugged into ____ volt outlet!
handheld GPS units
WARNING: No ____, _____, or body parts inside the vehicle ____ - ___ -____ zones at anytime!