Flashcards in 206.05 Operating Power Saws Deck (15):
When operating power equipment under emergency conditions, accident potential is high due to _______.
Adverse operational conditions
________ coupled with the use of common sense and the strict adherence to safety procedures can prevent accidents.
Full protective clothing shall be worn by those members operating, and by those members _______ to the operation of power saws.
In close proximity
Carry the rescue saw with the engine stopped, the blade _____ and muffler ______ from your body.
Always carry the chainsaw with the engine stopped, the guide bar and chainsaw to the _____ and the muffler ______ from your body.
Have a plan of action before putting the saw into operation. What should your plan include?
Location and sequence of cuts and openings
At least two means of egress
Power saw operations are safest when cutting on _____ near ground-level or on ______ near waist level.
The saw cut should be only as deep as necessary. The experienced operator will know when he has reached a beam by the ______ and ______ of the saw.
When using the rescue saw to open metal buildings, doors, etc., make your cuts in either an ____ or _____ design with the points bent inward.
When should you examine the rescue saw cutting wheel for nicks or defects?
Beginning of each shift
After each use
Whenever possible, how many firefighters shall perform cutting operations?
A team of two firefighters
What can be used to control the cutting depth of the blade?
T/F: the use of power saws from ladders is recommended.
False, not recommended if there are alternatives
Care must be taken to assure that the abrasive sawblades do not become contaminated with what?