Flashcards in Operational use of Aerial Appliances PN822 Deck (16)
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
Jacks should not be deployed near the following....
soft and un-made up ground
Obscured ground (puddles/snow)
When working near high voltage lines what are the safe distances?
30m water tower
What should the cordon size be if the aerial appliance comes in to contact with electrical cables?
What is the distance a cage must be kept away from mobile phone transmitters?
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
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Crews withdrawn to a place of safety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
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
Which appliances carry a stretcher?
TL & ALP 325
Stretcher frame is compatible with FRU & LAS orange Ferno stretcher
At what wind speeds will MET office inform RMC?
What are the limitations if the TL has no cage?
Can't be used for :
Casualty stretcher rescue
What happens if the fixed comms is lost?
Crews will use their personal radios
What should you do if the Aerial appliance fails in service?
Keep engine running as data will be lost if turned off
If an aerial comes into contact with live over head cables, what is the minimum distance ground crews should be from the appliance?
Which aerials can be used as a DRM?
ALP & HP