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1

The 2004 Fire and rescue services act allowed firefighters in case of emergency to do what?

Move or break into a car without owners consent
Close a highway
Stop/Regulate traffic
Restrict access to persons to the place of concern

2

What should be included in Station/Borough/Area training?

Identify vehicle risks
Vehicle types, materials and construction
Vehicle safety systems
Casualty handling
Stabilisation and extrications techniques
Incident management

3

When approaching an incident why should the speed be reduced?

Minimises risk of collision with other road users
Provides IC with opportunity to undertake initial assessment
Identify how incident will affect roads, carriageways or near by infrastructure

4

Can we cross the central reservation?

No, unless traffic has been stopped by police or HATO and they will give direction

5

Can an appliance stop in the outside lane?

Only if the incident has crossed the central reservation and we are fending off

6

When should the 'police accident' sign be displayed

When the IC decides its safe to do so

7

When should FRU's never been returned?

When a 'Persons Trapped' message has been sent

8

5 Steps of vehicle stabilisation?

Switch off ignition, remove key (20m)
Isolate electrics and battery after winding down windows
Consider car 'Live' until proximity key is 20m away
Apply handbrake
Chock and block

9

What colour are Safety Restraint Systems (SRS) electrical cables in a car?

Yellow

10

How long can a car be deemed 'Live' after the battery has been disconnected in regards to Safety Restraint Systems (SRS)?

30 minutes

11

What colour are high Voltage (HV) cables?

Orange

12

What is the size of the inner circle for RTC's?

2m

13

What is the size of the outer circle for RTC's?

5m

14

What should you not do with a fireground radio if the SRS has fails to actuate?

Transmit from inside the car

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