# Chapter 29: Basic Rope Rescue Operations Flashcards Preview

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Flashcards in Chapter 29: Basic Rope Rescue Operations Deck (14)
1
Q

What determines the need for a rope rescue event

A

Pt. or Rescuer has the potential to fall

2
Q

Strength of Equipment is measured in

A

Kilo Newton

3
Q

Formula for Force

A

Force=Mass(Kg)x Meters per sec x seconds

4
Q

P Rated Carabiner =

A

26.67 or 27 Kn

5
Q

G rated Carabiner

A

40Kn

6
Q

Strongest part of a carabiner

A

along its axis

7
Q

Carabiners are rated with the gate

A

closed and locked

8
Q

the Rescue Belay is a bidirectional device used to

A

capture a load in a main line failure

9
Q

Rescue brake rack is rated at

A

40Kn, use a minimum of 5 bars

10
Q

3 types of Anchors

A

Natural, Structural, Pseudo Anchors(rescue app)

11
Q

what does Ideas stand for

A
```Integrity
Direction of Force
Equalization &amp; no Extension
Angles
System of Anchors```
12
Q

What 3 tests must a rescue system must stand up to

A

White board: does it work the way we want it to, how do we know for sure

Critical Points Examination: are all points backed up by another, could one point failure cause a serious accident

Whistle test: if everyone let go would the system hold

13
Q

What does SSSF stand for and what is it to EFRS

A

Static System Safety FActor

10:1

14
Q

Who can call stop

A

anyone, we all have the responsibility to recognize hazards. the lead must find out why stop was called