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Once a member in distress is located the appropriate radio transmission must be made .. Whether or not member is conscious or unconscious the priorities will be ?

Fire/Environment
Air
Immediate medical care, if required and possible
Removal

NOTE additional considerations :
Identification of member
Packaging if required

1

When transmitting a Mayday/Urgent member shall

Begin by pressing the EAB
All ht communication cease except between ic and member transmitting mayday

The term Mayday/Urgent shall be transmitted 3x followed by company designation and position
Face piece member ht on voicemitter mandatory
Message must be acknowledged by IC

2

High pressure air replenishment via the fast Pak

Through UAC( universal air coupling )
Emergency use only when member lOW or out of air in IDLH
SCBA still in use using UAC
SCBA in doubt do not use high pressure system

3

Low pressure system via fast Pak are

Fast Pak regulator with members face piece
Hansen fitting of low pressure hose
Fast Pak face piece and regulator

Member assigned to monitor air on fast Pak must protect low pressure hose

4

Methods to determine if unconscious member has air or not

1. Then the purge valve
2. If facepiece on break seal
3. Look at remote gauge

5

You should use members face piece unless it

Is damaged or missing

6

What should you do after you supply unconscious member with air

Turn purge valve half way

7

When shall a fast Pak be called

When member is located

Regardless if member has air of not

8

When should medical needs of distressed member be addressed ?

Once clear of IDLH

9

Once member is located and proper radio transmission has been made the member needs to be properly ID if conscious you should ask

Name
Unit in that tour
Assignment

10

ID a unconscious member ?

1. Depress EAB ( notify IC first)
2. Can't activate EAB key members ht mic
3. Position them on Right side gives access to :
A. Members name on coat
B. PRA I'd # (as long not spare)
C. Helmet front piece
D. Engraved if on side of ht
4. Unconscious members tools

11

If possible position a unconscious member how before starting the packaging process ?

Back facing direction of removal

12

In both methods of converting a members SCBA into a harness the members rappel hook is used to secure the members shoulder straps . You should place the hook through straps starting with which steal first ?

Start with left strap first then right

Rescuer is moving hook from there right to there left (rescuer is facing distressed member)

13

the drag rescue device (DRD) is used for horizontal rescue primarily and vertical rescue in extreme circumstances ?

False never vertical

14

DRD is for unconscious removal only

No also non-ambulatory injured

15

Breaking strength of nylon tubular webbing ?

4000 lbs
3000 lbs knotted breaking strength

16

Nylon tubular webbing may be used on unconscious members and civilians from hazardous environment ?

Yes both

17

Replacement tubular webbing

OOD through tool room
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