Flashcards in Working on roadways PN754 Deck (14)
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
Restrict access to persons to the place of concern
What should be included in Station/Borough/Area training?
Identify vehicle risks
Vehicle types, materials and construction
Vehicle safety systems
Stabilisation and extrications techniques
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
Can we cross the central reservation?
No, unless traffic has been stopped by police or HATO and they will give direction
Can an appliance stop in the outside lane?
Only if the incident has crossed the central reservation and we are fending off
When should the 'police accident' sign be displayed
When the IC decides its safe to do so
When should FRU's never been returned?
When a 'Persons Trapped' message has been sent
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
Chock and block
What colour are Safety Restraint Systems (SRS) electrical cables in a car?
How long can a car be deemed 'Live' after the battery has been disconnected in regards to Safety Restraint Systems (SRS)?
What colour are high Voltage (HV) cables?
What is the size of the inner circle for RTC's?
What is the size of the outer circle for RTC's?