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EVOLUTION 18 - HOIST A PORTABLE LADDER TO THE ROOF
EQUIPMENT

What equipment is need to hoist a portable ladder to the roof?

- 1 Portable Ladder
- 1 Utility Rope
- 1 Ladder Roller
- 1 Life Belt
- Forcible Entry Tools

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EVOLUTION 18 - HOIST A PORTABLE LADDER TO THE ROOF
OBJECTIVE

Who goes to the roof and what tools do they bring with them?

Officer and four men go to roof with utility rope, ladder roller, life belt and forcible entry tools.

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EVOLUTION 18 - HOIST A PORTABLE LADDER TO THE ROOF
OBJECTIVE

Where is the ladder roller positioned?

Ladder roller is placed on ledge of roof centered, if possible, between line of windows, and secured.

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EVOLUTION 18 - HOIST A PORTABLE LADDER TO THE ROOF
NOTES

When difficulty is experienced lower the ladder to the ground what knot is tied and where?

When difficulty will be experienced due to ladder size, roof configuration or other considerations by man guiding ladder to vertical, a clove hitch is tied on top rung(or rungs) with free end of rope before sliding ladder out on ledge.

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EVOLUTION 18 - HOIST A PORTABLE LADDER TO THE ROOF
NOTES

Bowline knot is tied _____________ from end of rope, with _____ foot end tail.

Bowline knot is tied 9 feet (one and one-half full arm lengths) from end of rope, with one foot end tail.

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EVOLUTION 18 - HOIST A PORTABLE LADDER TO THE ROOF
NOTES

TRUE/FALSE

Extension ladders are raised and lowered in the fully extended position.

FALSE

Extension ladders are raised and lowered in nested position.

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EVOLUTION 18 - HOIST A PORTABLE LADDER TO THE ROOF
NOTES

The _________ rung above center of portable ladders (bed ladder of extension ladders) is to be marked with _______ inch tape at both ends, _______ inches from the beams.

The FIRST rung above center of portable ladders (bed ladder of extension ladders) is to be marked with ONE inch tape at both ends, TWO inches from the beams.

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EVOLUTION 18 - HOIST A PORTABLE LADDER TO THE ROOF
NOTES

The ________ rung above center is to be marked with _______ inch tape at the _________ of the rung. It is between these marked rungs that the rope is inserted and the triangular configuration of the marks indicate the tip of the ladder.

The SECOND rung above center is to be marked with ONE inch tape at the CENTER of the rung. It is between these marked rungs that the rope is inserted and the triangular configuration of the marks indicate the tip of the ladder.

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