Flashcards in Incidents involving Confined spaces PN877 Deck (7)
What are the 2 hazards to crew safety that the IC should decide pose the greater risk?
Physical Characteristics and restrictions of the confined space
Hazard that has been introduced within that space
What should crews have with them when entering a confined space?
A gas detection monitor as soon as one is available
When can FF's or FRU personnel enter a confined space compartment?
When casualty is within site and active gas monitoring is deployed
Atmosphere inside space has been confirmed safe
Delaying operations could lead to loss of life or life changing conditions
When must you use SDBA/EDBA?
When the environment cannot be deemed safe or there is no active gas detection
What should the IC do before entry to a confined space?
Initiate a strict method of entry control and recording information such as:
Names of personnel entering
Time of entry
Gas monitor readings
What is available for recording entry information?
Confined space board on USAR Mod 2