Ch 16 Rescue/ Vehicle Ex

  1. FF most valuable tool...
    at VC is knowledge, experience and skill
  2. Operating range for an air chissel...
    • standard: 100-150 psi
    • rescue specific: up to 300 psi
  3. When there is fuel on the ground do not operate...
    electrical reciprocating saw
  4. laminated safety glass is made of...
    layers of glass and plastic sandwiched together. Used in wndshields
  5. First procedure at extrication incident...
    Scene size up
  6. High pressure air bags, maximum inflation...
    • 130 psi
    • sizes ranging from 6x6 - 36x36
    • can lift up to approx. 80 tons
  7. question #26
  8. How to park apparatus as a traffic barrier
    apparatus should park with a slight diagonal angle to help increase the work area and make the apparatus appear larger to approaching traffic and helps traffic recognize that it is not moving
  9. Absorbent
    • used to clean up oils, engine coolant, and diesel
    • fuel pads are usually used for gasoline
  10. Vehicle windshields are made of...
    laminated safety glass
  11. how do you stabalize a vehicle
    • Required on all VC
    • vehicle with a victim must be stabalized to take weight off suspension
  12. Golden Hour
    the first hour after the injury occurs. If surgical help is reached within that hour chances for survival are much greater.
  13. Procedures on extrication call
    • Scene size up
    • establish work areas
    • vehicle stabilization
    • pt. access and stabilization
    • disentanglement
    • pt. removal
    • scene stabilization
  14. What pressure do low/ medium air bags operate at..
    • Low: 7-10 psi
    • medium:- 12-15 psi
  15. Fuel pads
    used to absorb gasoline and disposed following SOPs
  16. tunnel vision
    focus of attention on a particular problem without proper regard for possible consequences or alternate approaches
  17. 2 in/ 2 out
    procedure of having crew standing by in full PPE prepared to immediately enter a structure to assist or rescue interior structure if something goes wrong
  18. primary search
    • for both life and fire
    • conducted before fire is controlled
    • search areas most likely to have victims in a rapid and thorough manner
    • start close to the fire and work away from it
  19. pattern used when searching off main line
    semi circle pattern from one knot to another every 20-25 ft.
  20. extremity carry
    • can be used on concious and unconcious pt. but requires 2 rescuers
    • one at feet one at torso both facing towards feet
  21. seat carry
    • utilized on conscious pt. and requires 2 rescuers
    • grab right forearm with left hand to make seat to have pt. sit on
  22. push/pull drag
    • used for unconscious FF wearing an SCBA using 2 rescuers
    • one person pulls shoulder straps of SCBA while second lifts one leg and puts shoulder under leg and head down and pushes forward while first rescuer pushes
  23. Where to anchor a search ropes system
    outside hazardous environment to a stationary object
  24. when using ladders for rescue...
    • it is a 2 fold process, you need rescuers on inside and outside on the ladder
    • need at least 4-6 rescuers
  25. When do you use a pt. drag?
    • dragging victim is neccessary when conditions require FF to stay low or manpower is limited
    • drag pt. head first
  26. VES
    • Vent Enter Search
    • ladder a window, breakout the glass let smoke lift an clear then enter for a primary search. find door an attempt to close it. then continue with your search 
  27. passive emitters
    inanimate objects whose temperatures will vary depending on environment and time exposed
  28. direct source emitters
    • give off most of their thermal energy 
    • ex: the fire
  29. active emitters
    • objects that generate their own thermal energy
    • ex: humans and animals
  30. cold smoke
    smoke that remains after a fire is extinguished by a sprinkler system
  31. heat is classified as what kind of energy?
    infrared energy
  32. TIC
    • Thermal imaging camera
    • cannot see thru objects
    • a visual representation of temp. differences in an area
    • was invented in 1950s and used in fire service in late 1980s
  33. Hydraulic spreaders are designed to...
    spread and crush
  34. Structural collapse shoring cannot...
    be performed by any firefighter
  35. Elevator doors have              that will not allow the elevator to operate.
    an electric safety 
  36. Hydraulic spreaders can spread up to          inches with forces reaching          psi.
    • 32 
    • 60,000
  37. A ____ collapse occurs when both sides of the supporting walls or the floor anchoring systems fails.
  38. full body harness is class...
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Ch 16 Rescue/ Vehicle Ex
Ch 16 Rescue/ Vehicle Ex