Vehicle Extrication and Special Rescue

  1. Maintain ___ clearance around side-impact airbags that have not deployed.
    • 5"
    • Five Inches
  2. Maintain ___ clearance around driver airbags that have not deployed.
    • 10"
    • Ten Inches
  3. Maintain ___ clearance around passenger airbags that have not deployed.
    • 20"
    • Twenty Inches
  4. Removal of a pt. from entrapment or a dangerous situation or position, such as removal from a wrecked vehicle, industrial accident, or building collapse.
  5. The be caught (trapped) within a vehicle, room, or other confined space Image Upload 1 no way out, or to have a limb or other body part trapped.
  6. The ongoing process of information gathering and scene evaluation to determine appropriate strategies and tactics to manage an emergency.
    Scene Size-up
  7. The ability to gain entry to an enclosed area and reach a pt.
  8. An area of protection providing safety from the danger zone.
    Safe Zone
  9. An area where people can be exposed to sharp metal edges, broken glass, toxic substances, lethal rays, or ignition or explosion of hazardous materials.
    • Danger Zone
    • Hot Zone
  10. Any substance that is toxic, poisonous, radioactive, flammable, or explosive and causes death Image Upload 2 exposure.
    Hazardous Material
  11. Respirator Image Upload 3 independent air supply used by fire fighters to enter toxic and otherwise dangerous atmospheres.
    Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)
  12. Access that is easily achieved Image Upload 4 the use of tools or force.
    Simple Access
  13. Complicated entry that requires special tools and training and includes breaking windows or using other force.
    Complex Access
  14. A rescue that requires special technical skills and equipment in one of many specialized rescue areas.
    Technical Rescue Situation
  15. A team of people from one or more departments in a region that is trained and on call for certain types of technical rescue.
    Technical Rescue Group
  16. The person who has overall command of the scene in the field.
    Incident Commander (IC)
  17. A type of rescue involving a cave-in or collapse.
    Trench Rescue
  18. How far should you park the ambulance when responding to a trench rescue?
    • At least 500'
    • Five Hundred Feet
  19. What is the primary cause of a secondary collapse at a trench rescue scene?
    Ground Vibration
  20. Never enter a trench deeper than ___ Image Upload 5 proper shoring.
    • 4'
    • Four Feet
  21. A hostage, robbery, or other situation in which armed conflict is threatened or shots have been fired and the threat of violence remains.
    Tactical Situation
  22. A fire in a house, apartment building, office, school, plant warehouse, or other building.
    Structure Fire
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Vehicle Extrication and Special Rescue