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SB-78
When attempting to use FIREMAN SERVICE and the elevator does not react properly..?

AVOID SUCH USE

2

SB-78
Wooden I Beams?

-resemble steel I beams on smaller scale
-top/bottom chord- 2"x4"
-web-very thin plywood
-beams are lengths up to 56 feet
-typical 26 foot beam weighs less than 50 pounds
-holes drilled-weaken beams
-AS SOON AS IT BEGINS TO BURN, BEAM BEGINS TO LOSE STRENGTH
-should be put into CIDS
-once covered by ceiling and /or floors, wooden i beams cannot be detected

3

SB-79
Fire in Air Bag equipped Car:

use NORMAL FF PROCEDURES

4

Air bag designed to inflate if vehicle fire causes CANISTER to be heated above?

300 degrees F

-should be NO fragmentation of canister

5

If unsure whether vehicle has air bag?

keep out of DEPLOYMENT PATH

6

Air Bag deployed:

-normal rescue/medical procedures
-DEPLOYED AIR BAGS ARE NOT DANGEROUS
-may have some dust causing minor skin/eye irritation (wash hands after incident)

7

Incident with undeployed air bag:

-UNLIKely to deploy AFTER CRASH
-Stay away from DEPLOYMENT path

8

if someone is PINNED directly BEHIND and UNDEPLOYED AIR BAG?

-DO NOT CUT or mechanically displace STEERING COLUMN until after system is fully deactivated
-TRY : A. moving seat to the rear and lowering the seat back
B. CUT ONLY STEERING WHEEL (NOT COLUMN)

*do NOT place body or tools in deployment path*
-do not cut into air bag module
-do not apply heat in the area of the steering wheel nut

9

All air bag units operating on electrical impulse have ___?

TIME DELAY-ELECTRICAL STORAGE CAPACITOR
-this energy would immediately be able to inflate air bag

10

Only method of DEACTIVATING AIR BAG?

-DISCONNECT VEHICLE BATTERY early in the incident and allow time necessary for stored energy to discharge

could be 1 second to 30 minutes (depending on car type )

**MECHANICALLY activated system CANNOT be deactivated ** (1990 Jaguar)