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What are the two types of general purpose rope?

Sash cord, utility rope

1

Rescue rope shall conform to the specifications of NFPA _____________.

1983

2

When contacting the rescuer/victims body, webbing must be a minimum of what size?

2 inch

3

The minimum breaking strength for 2 inch webbing is __________ pounds.

6,000

4

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue personnel shall utilize _______ for emergency egress only.

Diaper seat

5

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

6

What is the minimum breaking strength of rescue rope?

9,000lbs.

7

What is the average tensile strength of a steel carabiner?

10,000lbs.

8

How many mandatory system checks are performed prior to loading a rope system?

3

9

__________ is used to tie webbing ends together?

Water Knot