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The complete SKED system is ___ inches in diameter and ___ inches in length when rolled for storage.

1. 9" diameter

2. 36" length

1

The complete SKED system weighs how many pounds?

19 lbs

2

What are the dimensions of the SKED when laid out flat?

3 ft x 8 ft

3

What length and diameter is the vertical lift swing in the SKED system?

1. 30 ft length

2. 3/8th diameter PMI kernmantle

4

The tow strap in the SKED system is what length?

6 ft in length

5

What is the breaking strength of the horizontal lift slings in the SKED system?

9,000 lbs

6

Up to how many people can be allowed to carry the SKED during a rescue?

8

7

How many webbing handles are there with the SKED?

4

8

What must be used on patients with injuries to the shoulder area prior to placing the patient into the Sked?

A backboard

9

What is the minimum amount of grommets that the SKED can be suspended by?

2, never suspend the SKED from a single grommet

10

True or False? You should not lift the SKED from the horizontal to vertical position with the hoist system.

True, two rescuers should lift the Sked from the horizontal to vertical position. Then tension can be applied to the hoist system.

11

SKED:

How many nylon securing straps with steel buckles are sewn into the stretcher through brass grommets?

6

12

SKED:

The Vertical Lift Sling is a PMI kernmantle rescue rope with a breaking strength rated at _____ pounds.

5,265 lbs

13

SKED: true or false?

The SKED can be used as a spinal immobilization device.

False, however it will accommodate a short or long backboard

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