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Procedure for disabling a hybrid bus:

Ensure it is not running

Gain entry and turn off the hybrid switch on the dash

Turn off and remove ignition key

Set park brake

Exit bus and turn off battery pack service disconnect which is located on the outside of the battery pack

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SB
System that is not commonly found. Utilizes the electric motor by itself to propel the bus and the ICE is only used to regenerate the battery pack.

May be found on a type _______ bus

Series operated propulsion system

Type A

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Two types of parallel hybrid systems for type C and D school buses

Charge depleting hybrid system ( 28 12V DC batterries, yielding 336 DC volts)

Charge sustaining hybrid system uses nickel metal hydride batteries ion 7.2 volt modules yielding 288 DC volts

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On a hybrid SB the driver must ________ to engage the system.

Regardless of the propulsion system every SB will have _________

Flip a switch

2 or more 12 volt DC batteries on a slide out
Front of bus drivers side

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Majority of SB's utilize ______ fuel

A small portion use _______

* They also use alternate fuels and propulsion systems like hybrid and fuel cell technology
( LNG, CNG)

Diesel

Regular unleaded

126

SB steering wheel relocation:

Utilize a :

Small tow truck with a stationary boom. Grab the wire from the boom and wrap it around the steering wheel and retract the boom slowly

* or come along and chain package

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For SB
Position _______ lift bags one on top of the other. With the _______ bag on the bottom close to the pt.

Make sure they are under ________

Inflate the _______ bag first

2

Larger

Structural support
( roof bow truss)

Lowest

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Use a ______ to push box cribbing under a bus. Never put your body under the bus for any reason

a longer section of cribbing

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To properly conduct a lift bag operation ________ rescuers will be needed

5

1 for pt care
2 cribbing on each side
1 managing controls lift bag controls
OIC directing operation

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Lift bag operation on a SB

The key is to ________

"lift an inch ___________"

If sugar sand _________

If you only can fir 1 bag initially ________

Always lift evenly from areas with structural support such as roof bow trusses

"crib an inch"

Place large flat solid object underneath bags

Inflate then crib up. Then deflate he bag and another bag and inflate both of them.

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Best tools to lift bus:

C class tow truck

High or low pressure air bags

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To gain entry into the front door of a SB ______

Remove 1 of the glass panels and insert a pike pole to grip the lever bar to release the door

* if the lever doesn't operate cut it with hydraulic cutters

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To create a platform to stand on to operate tools you can _______

Cross tie cribbing with a backboard on top

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* Not all school buses are the same. Some may have _______

Additional support members like stringers that can be identified by the presence of rivet

135

Gaining _______ ________ to a SB can be difficult because you have too cut through multiple structural members made of heavy gauge steel

Roof access

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In a SB :

Removing a section of ________ created a large opening for pt removal

sidewall

* remove 2 sides by side windows
remove 2 benchseats
cut off section of sidewall

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Best tool for removing bench seats in SB's:

* first release seat from sidewall using spreaders

Spreaders and cutters

Other tool can be used but that is the best option

* Cut the seat frame where it is bolted to the floor for best results

* Don't use air impact wrench

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Storing spreaders

Storing cutters

Fully closed then quarter turn back

Tips just touching each other

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Before terminating the incident

Secure equipment and apparatus, maintain and decor all tools before placing them back on the truck for the next call

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NFIRS

National Fire Incident Reporting System

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Brief summary that analysis of the overall ops and effectiveness of the agency, at a particular incident.

Can be requested by :

Authority having jurisdiction, fire chief, chief of operations

After action report

Should cover topics including
- compliance to SOP, SOG's
Med protocols
staffing
mutual aid
equipment
training

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2 types of PIA's:

Formal or informal

Not used to point fingers

If deficiency is found, needs to be corrected as a team

143

3 goals of CISD:

Diffuse the psych impact of traumatic event
Assist with recovery process
Identify individuals who may need further help
* usually last 45 to 60 mins

144

Structured and Confidential
Group discussion to address emotional, physical and stressful issues related to the event. Occurs within ________ to ______ hrs of the event

CISD

12 to 72 hrs

* Proven to be the most effective and helpful component of CISM

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Informal and Confidential
Post incident meeting allowing individuals to express emotions. Should be conducted within 1 to 4 hrs after the incident

Defusing
pg350

* Last longer than 45 mins

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Geard toward enhancing natural coping mechanisms and facilitating natural resiliency and recovery from an incident

CISM

Critical Incident Stress Management

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Negative stress reactors

Cognitive

Behavioral

Emotional

Physical

C - Attentions deficit, nightmares, reliving the incident

B - Withdrawal, outburts, drunkness, absenteism

E - Depression, guilt, anger

P - Headaches, dry mouth, high BP

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Type of stress that produces a negative response

* the major contributor to most health issues

Distress

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Type of stress that produces a positive response in the mind Example Sports

Eustress

150

A normal response to an incident, pleasant or unpleasant.

Not necessarily bad thing

It is out coping mechanism that will determine how ______ effects the body

Stress