Flashcards in Ice & Cold Water Rescue Deck (14):
__' foot tether reel?
Company officer. In 4 FF engine officer will also assume responsibilities of Spotter.
Keep sight of victim. This may include using apparatus. Aerial or TL may be raised.
Ice/cold water rescue: only member that approaches the victim?
Primary rescuer - don CWS. Secondary rescuer don CWS tethered to 2nd line in stand-by position.
All members except __ & __ will be equipped with H/T?
Primary & secondary rescuer. They shall wear PFD.
Three methods used for cold water/ ice rescue?
Victim is ambulatory & can assist in their own rescue .
When reach not feasible. Using throw rope, rescuer hurls the rope to the victim. Victim wraps rope around arm & pulled to safety
Used for non-ambulatory. Unable to assist in their rescue or is too far from shore. **last method tried since its most dangerous.
Water rescue - tether attached?
To D-ring on the rear of the harness suit. Ice - front.
Throw method. What hand holds bag?
Dominant hand throws bag while other holds rope.
Head is loaded to end with floatation collar.
-top strap under armpits; across chest
-middle strap across waste of victim
-bottom attached under one leg & over other
One hand placed on top of the rescuers head?
RESCUER is ready to be pulled to shore.