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1

Define level 1 operations

Where ffs within 3m of water edge or enter water not deep enough to go over boots. And slow moving enough.

2

Define 2 operations

Ff committed to water to affect rescue. This includes any incident involving people in water. Must be carried out by fru except in exceptional circumstances

3

Define level 3 water

Flood rescue deployed. Significant number of ffs in water under guidance of fru crews

4

Who can help you with water ops?

FRU
Technical rescue tactical advisor

5

2 types of inland water

Still & Moving

6

Initial requests on scene

Fru boat or rescue path?

7

Initial information gathering should include

>number of people involved
>where the casualty was last seen
>are they wearing a life jacket
>what was they wearing
>any hazards, undercurrents etc

8

If there is a risk of ffs falling in what should the ic put in place

Safety officer in appropriate ppe and throw line

9

When working near moving water what should the ic put in place

Spotters up and downstream with throw lines

10

Describe Level 1 rescue hierarchy

Talk > reach > throw >>wade

11

Describe level 2 rescue hierarchy

Wade > row > tow

12

Can non fru ffs committ to swift water to effect a rescue

Yes but in very very critical situations when you can't wait

13

If a ff is committed it must be declared level 2.
What are the conditions to commit a ff

>competent and capable
>fully briefed
>floating safety line supervisor
>Correct Ppe
>consider inflated fire hose
>establish good comms
>keep noise in the area to a minimum
>gauge the depth.(ceiling hook)
>monitor the rescuer
>replace with fru asap

14

Level 2. Ic +fru+tar should consider

Location on casualty
Access to casualty
Stabilisation of casualty
Extradition of casualty
Transportation of casualty

15

Who is the primary rescue service in tidal water

Rnli

16

Who has statuary duty to coordinate s&r activities on tidal Thames

Maritime coastguard agency
Mca

17

Who has statuary duty to coordinate s&r non total Thames

Police

18

Max capacity of fru boat

7

19

If you find a body it would become a crime scene. Who should you consider for help

Nilo