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1
From the Rescue Ops Bulletins

The elevator Shaft Door is also known as the _______

Outer Door

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How many floors usually have keyholes in a bank elevator system?

3

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From the Rescue Ops Bulletins

Where is the cylinder in a hydraulic elevator?

Recessed into the ground

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From the Rescue Ops Bulletins

If the location of an elevator car cannot be made safe, how are passangers to be removed?

Through the hatch in the ceiling

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From the Rescue Ops Bulletins

What kind of key opens the box with the Emergency Operation Key for elevators

A Fire Box Key

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What needs to be done to open an elevator door under FD control?

Hold the open button down

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From the Rescue Ops Bulletins

Define: Downstream

Away from the oncoming flow

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From the Rescue Ops Bulletins

Define: Upstream

Toward the oncoming flow

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From the Rescue Ops Bulletins

Define: River Right

the right hand bank of a moving body of water when looking downstream

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Define: River Left

The left han bank of a moving body of water when looking downstream

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Define: Flash Flood

a rapid rise of water due to heavy rain. Flash floods carry a large amount of debris and polluted water.

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From the Rescue Ops Bulletins

Define: Hydraulic (as it pertains to water rescue)

a phenomenom that can occur where water flows over an object in such a way that it can entrap a victim and re-circulate them again into a hazard.

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From the Rescue Ops Bulletins

Define: Strainer

an object or group of objects in moving water that allow water to flow through them, but will catch a solid object. Examples would be trees, debris, fences, etc.

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From the Rescue Ops Bulletins

What is the standard Water and Ice Rescue Dispatch?

Closest engine, Closest truck, 2 closest Rescues, SPOPS BFC, Haz Mat, FB and Support unit, Safety officer, 1 BLS, 1 ALS, EMS supervisor

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From the Rescue Ops Bulletins

All members operating within ___ feet of the edge of a body of water, or anywhere accidental entry is possible, must wear a proper fitting approved PFD

10 feet

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From the Rescue Ops Bulletins

All members operating within ___ feet of the edge of a body of water, or anywhere accidental entry is possible, will work in teams of 2.

10 feet

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From the Rescue Ops Bulletins

Turnout gear including helmets, will not be worn within ___ feet of a body of water, even if wearing a PFD

20 feet

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From the Rescue Ops Bulletins

Define: Ferry Angle

Swimming upstream at a 45 degree angle toward the edge of a moving body of water.

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From the Rescue Ops Bulletins

Without entering the water, rescuers may attempt to rescue victims near the waters edge by using what methods?

Reach: use hook, ladder or any other long object to reach the victim. Throw: throw a "throw bag" line to the victim utilizing an under-hand throw aimed at the victims chest area.

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From the Rescue Ops Bulletins

How far is the "Throw Bag" method of rescue effective?

up to 60 feet

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From the Rescue Ops Bulletins

Cold water immersion: Water temp below 70 F. Continue "Rescue Mode" operations for at least __ ______.

1 hour

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From the Rescue Ops Bulletins

Hypothermia Symptom: Body Core Temp 96 F

Shivering

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Hypothermia Symptom: Body Core Temp 90 F

Rigidity, dulled mental status

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Hypothermia Symptom: Body Core Temp 85 F

Pulse & Resp. Slow, mental stupor

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Hypothermia Symptom: Body Core Temp 80 F

Unconsciousness and death

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From the Rescue Ops Bulletins

Define: Mammalian Diving Reflex

reflex that occurs when a humans face is exposed to cold water. The heart rate decreases up to 50%, blood flow to extremeties decreases, blood shifts to thoracic cavity to prevent lung collapse. this reflex may allow a victim to survive for longer periods of time than normally expected.

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From the Rescue Ops Bulletins

Define: Torso Reflex

If a rescuer or victim does not take preventative actions such as covering their mouth and nose with one hand and allows cold water to hit their face or nose; a gasp reflex occurs which allows cold water to be aspirated which may cause a laryngospasm that can lead to respiratory arrest.