Flashcards in Vehicle Extrication Deck (462)
Most struts use a strap in a ratchet or a jacking device to add tension to the object. This is called
Tension Buttress Stabilization
When approaching a vehicle fire, Move in from the at a ______ angle
Vehicle fire at minimum _____ should be deployed and charged
1 1 3/4 charged hoseline
Hydraulic tools may be locked in place by ______ to ensure that it will stay in place
removing the hydraulic lines attached to the tool
Full PPE must be worn in the ________
warm and hot zone
Staged apparatus and the command post are located the ______ zone... Decon in the _______ zone
Cold & Warm zone
Inner survey should take no longer than _______ with 2 vehicle or less
The best approach to the vehicle on an inner survey :
-Front driver side corner of the hood (go clockwise)
- Front side opposite the officer during the inner survey
______ should never be omitted in our role as a public servant
______ should be completed before any operations begin. At an extrication
Inner and outer surveys * Performed by 2 rescuers one walking clockwise and the other counterclockwise
Effective _______ and ________ are important to provide the best level or service.
Communication and documentation
Categories of roadway closures:
Minor = time
> 30 mins
30 mins to 2 hrs
> 2 hrs
ERG provide info on approx _________ different chemicals that may be encountered.
It is better to assign crew members tasks enrollee rather that wait till arrival. This will prevent....
confusion and freelancing
A tech rescuer should utilize an _____ ______ for on scene time management. Dispatch will notify the IC in 10 min intervals until the scene is mitigated
A basic vehicle extraction involving the assessment , removal, stabilization and packaging of a pt should take no longer than _______ mins.
* This does not include response or transport times
* Should be used as a tactical benchmark
Total incident time should be approx _______ for agencies located in urban areas
_______ goes hand and hand with stabilization. The main objective in stabilization is to __________.
Gain a balanced footprint by expanding the vehicles base and lowering its center of gravity prior to performing any work on the vehicle.
Hydor Rams generally come in ______, _______, and _______ sizes
20, 30, and 60 inches
Consists of short lengths of sturdy timber or composite material usually ______, ______. or _______. In lengths of ________ to ________ inches used to stabilize loads in place.
18 to 24 inches
Mechanical tensioning device that uses a ratcheting drum to put tension on a object utilizing a webbing material.
* Not designed to lift
Class B foam is used for Class B fires ( Flammable liquids). Class B can be divided into 2 categories...
Hydrocarbons - gasoline type petroleum based fuels
Polar solvents - alcohol based fuels that will mix with water such as Ethanol or E85.
An AC locater or " Hot stick" detects the presence of electrical frequencies below....
Most common stretchers are :
Basket -can be used for water rescue
Common lengths of struts are ______ to ______ feet.
Struts can generally support a WLL of ______ to ______ lbs.
3 to 8 feet with support pins
WLL 4000 to 8000 lbs
***** This is called Defensive apparatus placement.
Positions apparatus at a ______ to ______ degree angle to the wreckage. Attempt to keep the pump panel facing the accident to keep the DE out of traffic. Make sure wheels face away from the accident in case vehicle is hit.
30 to 45
The systemic and continual evaluation of information presented in either visual or audio form.
Scene Size up
Inner survey boundaries:
Outer Survey boundaries:
5 to 15 ft with the rescuer staying 3 to 5 ft away from the vehicle in a defensive posture
Generally 25 to 50 ft but based on scene could be greater than 100 ft.
Most common Haz Mats that rescuers encounter: