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1

At an Incident what should happen to the Aerial Crew?

They should stay with their appliances and should not be detailed other tasks on the incident ground

2

Jacks should not be deployed near the following....

Drains/Inspection covers
Pavements/kerbs
soft and un-made up ground
Obscured ground (puddles/snow)
Unsupported walls

3

When working near high voltage lines what are the safe distances?

10m operationally
20m Training
30m water tower

4

What should the cordon size be if the aerial appliance comes in to contact with electrical cables?

10M

5

What is the distance a cage must be kept away from mobile phone transmitters?

4m

6

How close should a dedicated pumping appliance be positioned when an Aerial is used as a water tower?

No greater than 1 hose length away

7

When used as a water tower what are the considerations?

Full risk assessment must be carried out by IC
Crews withdrawn to a place of safety
Safety Officers appointed if crews are to work in building along side water tower

8

Can BA be worn on an Aerial?

Yes, the operator must be located in safe air though.
If head of ladder is engulfed in smoke, operator must confirm BA is happy and IC informed of change of conditions.
Any loss of comms, Aerial must be lowered

9

Which appliances carry a stretcher?

TL & ALP 325

Stretcher frame is compatible with FRU & LAS orange Ferno stretcher

10

At what wind speeds will MET office inform RMC?

30mph

11

What are the limitations if the TL has no cage?

Can't be used for :
Casualty stretcher rescue
Flood lighting
Camera facility

12

What happens if the fixed comms is lost?

Crews will use their personal radios

13

What should you do if the Aerial appliance fails in service?

Keep engine running as data will be lost if turned off

14

If an aerial comes into contact with live over head cables, what is the minimum distance ground crews should be from the appliance?

10m

15

Which aerials can be used as a DRM?

ALP & HP

15

Which aerials have a remote monitor?

ALP & TL

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