Flashcards in SOG S Deck (79)
Air Rescue usage must comply with the following:
Ground transport to a trauma center expected to exceed 20 minutes for a trauma alert or 30 minutes for a high index
Ground transport is not available and is not expected to become available within 20 minutes
Extrication time of a trauma alert victim is anticipated to exceed 20 minutes
The helicopter is needed to gain access to the patient or transport the patient from an inaccessible area
Air rescue for inter facility usage :
Transfers must be of a time critical nature as determined by the treating physician and estimated ground transport time from the sending facility to receiving facility must exceed 30 minutes
Ground transport is not available and is not expected to become available within a reasonable time.
When patient preparation is complete, a minimum of ___ people including the flight medic will be used to carry the patient to the helicopter. The flight medic will be at the __________ of the patient
Under direction of the flight medic, the patient will be loaded slowly into the helicopter, _______ first, at approximately ____ degree angle
DMAT is a group of professional and para- professional medical personnel designed to provide........
medical care during a disaster or other event
DMAT's can sustain themselves at a disaster sites for a period of _______
DMAT personnel are activated for a period of time of .....
Upon receiving a DMAT alert/ activation notification , members will consist S.O.C. with the following ........
Members name and response status to a deployment of DMAT
Anticipated departure and arrival time at the designated muster location
Status such as responding with intent to deploy or responding to assist with deployment
Copies of activation orders
Haz Mat exposures are classified as
High risk and Low Risk
High Risk exposure classified as .....
Patient meets any "credible threat" criteria
Patient inhales, swallows, ingests or has significant contact w/ suspicious substance
Low Risk exposure classified as ....
Patient has very limited exposure to suspicious substance ( hand or small area of clothing)
Patient does not meet any of the other "credible threat" criteria and is asymptomatic
Local Fire Rescue / EMS response & First Responder Guidelines for WMD incidents
1. Establish Incident Command Structure consistent with established protocol.
2. Address immediate life safety / security concerns, including decontamination of exposed persons
3. Secure scene, await Hazardous Materials Team Response
State Emergency Response Commission (SERC) Uniform Classification System for Categorizing Hazardous Materials Incidents
Minor (Category 1)
Moderate (Category 2)
Major ( Category 3)
Hazmat Tiered Level Response
SERC Category Response
1 minor -- 1 municipal & 1 County Hazmat Team
2 Moderate - 1 municipal & 1 County Hazmat
3 Major -- 2 municipal & 1 County Hazmat Team
TRT Response Protocol
The Following incidents require an automatic TRT Response .......
9 different responses
MVA involving 3 or more vehicles
Extrications of two or more pts. or any extrication anticipated to take longer than 20 minutes
Airport Alert 3
Confined Space emergencies
Request from another agency or TRT team
Regarding Structural collapse , the following are structural failure causes....
Fire or explosion
Regarding a structural collapse incident, personnel will perform a safety analysis every _____ mins
Search Assessment Markings
Personnel performing the search function will draw an ____ that is 2'x2' with orange spray paint.
The X will be operated in two operations as follows ........
A single slash, drawn upon entry into a structure or area will indicate search operations are currently in progress
A crossing slash will be drawn when search & rescue staff complete the search and exit the structure or area.
Distinct markings will be made inside the four quadrants of the "X" to clearly denote the search status and findings at the time of the assessment as follows.
Identifier of the rescue team competing the search
Time and date rescue team members left the structure
Hazards ( rats, etc)
Number of live and/ or deceased victims removed from inside the structure
( "0" = no victims, "L" = Live, "D" = Dead)
When buried victims are discovered alive in a collapse after several hours of work, the team will not remove them unless ........
secondary collapse, fire, electrocution, or drowning is imminent. ( crush syndrome)
Weights of various floor / materials
- Concrete / masonry
- Normal concrete floor
- Wood Floor
125 - 150 lbs per cubic foot
100 - 150 lbs per square foot
10 - 20 lbs per square foot
The maximum length of a shore should be no more than _____ times its width
You can build your crib box ____ times as high as the box is wide
4x4 ( two per player)
4x4 (three per layer)
6x6 ( two per player)
6x6 (three per layer)
*All values have a 2:1 safety factor
A trench is a narrow vertical excavation ( in relation to its length) made below the surface of the earth. In general , a trench is deeper than its width
Individual Team will be limited to _____ minutes in any excavation and/ or trench
While working in a trench the evacuation ladder should be no more than _____ ft from workers
If the terrain is greater than ____ degrees inclination, Command may decide to wait until TRT arrives