Flashcards in Rope Manual Deck (10)
What are the two types of general purpose rope?
Sash cord, utility rope
Rescue rope shall conform to the specifications of NFPA _____________.
When contacting the rescuer/victims body, webbing must be a minimum of what size?
The minimum breaking strength for 2 inch webbing is __________ pounds.
Fairfax County Fire and Rescue personnel shall utilize _______ for emergency egress only.
Rescue rope in the FXCO Fire and Rescue Department has a minimum breaking strength of 9,000lbs. which is a _________ safety factor.
15 to 1
What is the minimum breaking strength of rescue rope?
What is the average tensile strength of a steel carabiner?
How many mandatory system checks are performed prior to loading a rope system?