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A known life hazard is considered ?

1. A victim can be seen by the rescuer
2. A victim can be heard by the rescuer
3. A member has information from credible source or person at the scene indicating the location of the life hazard

NOTE IF Such action is taken .. Notify IC Must be immediately notified

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The safety team is normally made up of?

The back up and control FFs of second due engine

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Safety team when one 4 man engine on scene

Two options available to officer

1. The officer and one ff enter IDLH for search without line advancement while 2 FFs compose of safety team

2. Take a defensive position based on conditions encountered

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Safety team when one 5 man engine on scene

Control and Door ff

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Safety team when one 5 man truck on scene

LCC and OVM

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Safety team when one 4 man truck on scene

LCC and outside ff designated by officer

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Safety team with one 5 man truck and one engine on scene

Control ff and LCC

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Safety team when one 4 man ladder and one Engine on scene

Control and LCC

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If understaffed engine or ladder ( unit staffed with less than 4 FFs ) unit on scene who is safety team

Take a defensive position

Note known life hazard may take immediate action by individual member

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Examples of defensive positions

Checking serviceability of hydrant
Hooking up to hydrant
Charging pumps
Stretching a hose line to outside IDLH
PROVIDE MEDICAL TREATMENT to victims
Positioning TL aerial or portable
Conducting size up
Transmitting the appropriate radio signals

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Duties of safety team

1. Monitor HT transmissions
2. Be prepared to enter IDLH to render assistance
3. Be prepared to transmit necessary mayday or urgent ht messages if an interior team needs immediate assistance
4. Ensure the IC is notified that safety team is entering IDLH if necessary