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1

Particular Water Ops may expose rescue
personnel to ______ that may _____.

hazards
affect their long-term health

2

2 types of particular water ops

pilau water
vehicles in the water

3

pilau water ops is when _____.

unhealthy, contaminated, or polluted water
may effect the health of rescue
personnel.

4

vehicles in the water ops is when _____.

operations(towing/removing) may infringe
upon the salvage company responsibilities

5

Prior to involvement in any scuba diving
operations, personnel must complete an
_____.

open water diver certification course from a
nationally recognized organization.

6

Dive console consists of 3 things

compass
pressure guage
depth guage

7

7 maintenance/checks for the dive console

1)rinse thoroughly after each use
2)turn air pressure gauge away from you
when opening the tank
3)check for air leakage at the hose fitting
4)check compass for needle operation
5)check high pressure hose for cracking
6)keep together as a unit with the regulator
7)air dry and store out of direct sunlight

8

dive regulator controls 2 things

air supply
air pressure

9

9 maintenance/checks of a dive regulator

1)have it annually inspected by a
trained service technician.
2)do not allow contact with petroleum
products.
3)check hoses for deterioration/cracking
4)check for loose fittings
5)check 2nd stage functionality
6)dry and secure dust cap to 1st stage
7)rinse thoroughly with fresh water
8)soak in fresh water for 5 minutes
9)air dry and store out of direct sunlight

10

4 maintenance/checks for fins

rinse after each use
check for deterioration in rubber and straps
replace if tears or cracking in straps
air dry and store out of direct sunlight

11

5 maintenance checks for masks

rinse after each use
check for cracks and chips in lens
place out of service if cracks/chips in lens
check skirt for deterioration
air dry and store out of direct sunlight

12

snorkels a have 4 components

long, hard plastic tube
flexible tubing
purge valve
silicone mouthpiece

13

7 maintenance/checks for snorkels

rinse after each use
check purge valve(if equipped) for leaks
check for deterioration
check for cracks in hard plastic tubing
check for separation around mouthpiece
place out of service if
cracking/deterioration/excessive leaking
air dry and store out of direct sunlight

14

6 maintenance/checks for wetsuits

rinse thoroughly after each use
check for tears/rips
check zipper for proper function
check all seams (stitched or glued)
place out of service if torn or zipper broken
air dry and store out of direct sunlight

15

dive compass has a 5 things.

hardened plastic casing
lens
ratchet-style bezel dial
rotating needle
luminescent display

16

7 maintenance/checks for the compass

rinse thoroughly after each use
make sure the needle moves freely
make sure the dial moves freely
check lens for cracks or damage
check casing for damage
store compass in console boot
air dry and store out of direct sunlight

17

HFD dive computers are _____ and come
with a _____. They can store up to _____
dives.

battery powered
hose mount kit
12

18

Dive computer data includes _____. (6 things)

time of day
bottom time
dive duration
depth
ascent rate
color coded no decompression limit

19

6 maintenance/checks for dive computer

rinse thoroughly after each use
check battery level
check for proper LCD display operation
check lens for cracks/condensation/leaking
air dry and store out of direct sunlight
store away from heavy objects

20

4 cautions for the dive computer

do not use if low battery life
make sure the unit activates before
submerging.
check for proper LCD display operation
use computer to maintain "no
decompression" diving.

21

7 maintenance/checks for dive handlights

rinse thoroughly after each use
check for housing leaks
check for corrosion in battery compartment
check quality of light beam
check trigger lock functionality
store away from heavy objects
air dry and store out of direct sunlight

22

Remember that _____ affects how well the
handlight will aid vision.

water clarity

23

Dive Propulsion Vehicle is also known as

underwater scooter

24

DPV running time is ____ minutes

40-100

25

DPV max. depth

130'

26

DPV batteries are _____.

rechargeable

27

11 maintenance/checks for DPV

rinse thoroughly after each use
check for moisture inside unit.
make sure o-ring is seated properly.
do not lubricate o-ring seals
make sure safety locks are closed.
check battery charge level using
indicator light
make sure battery leads are connected.
fully charge batteries within 24hr of use.
ensure motor is disconnected from
batteries while storing.
store upright on prop shroud.
do not run > 10s out of water

28

8 maintenance/checks for hawaiian pack

rinse thoroughly after each use
check for corrosion around rivets
check tank band for deterioration
check waist band for deterioration
wet tank band before securing air tank
keep heavy loads away metal bands
u can store with air tank attached
air dry and store out of direct sunlight

29

HFD's bang stick is an _____ model that
has a _____ with a _____ part _____. It uses
____ ammunition and has a fiberglass
extension shaft.

AB Biller
stainless steel shaft
2
powerhead
44 caliber

30

9 maintenance/checks for the bang stick

1)rinse thoroughly after each use
2)after each dive, disassemble
powerhead and remove ammunition.
3)check for corrosion around threads.
4)air dry thoroughly
5)reassemble
6)store with powerhead unloaded
7)store in a secure area
8)engage safety lock prior to storage
9)disengage safety lock prior to use.

31

replace ammo in powerhead after ____ dives.

5

32

Wing style BCD is constructed of a _____
and has a _____ bladder, quick release
shoulder straps, single tank capability, and
a _____.

back-mounted air cell
wing-style
low-pressure inflator

33

10 maintenance/checks for our BCDs

rinse outside after every use
rinse inside of bladder after every use
check for rips/tears in straps
check for leaking
check for cracks/functionality in
inflator hose
check functionality of all straps, buckles,
and releases
avoid sharp objects
wet tank band prior to securing tank
store partially inflated
air dry out of direct sunlight

34

10 required skills/training for rope rescue ops

1)know your rope rescue operations
basic guidelines
2)knots
3)anchoring and rigging
4)rappelling
5)belaying
6)lowering
7)hauling
8)pick-offs
9)patient packaging
10)litter rigging

35

5 basic guidelines for rope rescue ops

use proper PPEs
use separate bombproof anchors for
each line if possible.
know voice and hand signals
perform safety touch checks for all
components of the system before loading.
remove non-essential personnel from
rigging and operations scene.

36

Per OSHA mandates, _____ should only be
used for patient transfer as a last resort.

power equipment such as cranes, derricks, and forklifts.

37

Ropes and rope rescue components must
meet _____ standards.

NFPA 1983(2012 Edition)

38

Ropes and rope rescue equipment must
meet _____ strength criteria which is _____
minimum breaking strength, _____ max.
safe working load providing a _____
safety factor.

NFPA 1983(2012) general use
9000#
600#
15:1

39

Refer to _____ regarding _____, _____, and _____ for all ropes and rope equip.

manufacturer's recommendations
inspections
maintenance and use
retirement

40

If the integrity of a rope rescue component
is in question, it shall be _____ or _____
with rigging until it can be replaced.

replaced
backed up

41

If hardware is dropped more than ____ on
to a hard surface, it shall be _____.

3'
inspected carefully for damage

42

If hardware is dropped more than _____ on
to a hard surface, it shall _____.

5'
not be used until properly tested or
condemned

43

When _____ occurs, all components
affected shall _____.

impact loading
be inspected carefully for damage

44

After impact loading, if there is no visible
damage, the _____ shall determine if a
component is _____.

severity of the impact load
condemned

45

2 things life safety rope is never used for
are _____.

towing
utility line (hoisting, etc.)

46

Life Safety Ropes meet NFPA ____.
It has _____ and _____ construction. HFD
uses _____ ropes with a low stretch of
_____ for better _____.

kernmantle
block creel
static
2-4%
control

47

12 specifications/qualities for
HFD life safety rope

1)Nylon
2)Continuous Filament Virgin Fiber
3)Block Creel construction
4Kernmantle construction
5)Kern has 85% of rope strength
6)Mantle has 15% of rope strength
7)Minimum tensile strength of 9000#
8)Maximum safe working load of 600#
9)Meets the 15:1 safety factor for a
2-person load.
10)nylon weighs about 7#/100'
11)nylon melts at 480 degrees F
12)nylon loses 10-15% strength when wet

48

Do not dry life safety rope in a _____.

automatic dryer.

49

Do not _____ on life safety rope and
provide _____ when using life safety rope.

step
edge protection

50

Life safety harness construction consists
of _____, ______ in the front and back, and
_____.

2" nylon webbing
steel d-rings
steel adjustment buckles

51

HFD rescue harnesses must be either
_____. The 2" webbing is _____
construction and must be rated to at
least _____. D-rings must be
rated to at least _____.

class II or class III harnesses
flat weave
9500#
5000#

52

As with rope harnesses must be stored
away from _____(5 things)

acids, alkalis, chemicals, petroleum,
and other contaminants.
direct sunlight
dirt, grime
exhaust
heat

53

Inspect harnesses _____ each use.

before and after

54

If webbing is _____ than it is rated at _____.

tied in a loop and doubled
12000#

55

Accessory cord is normally tied _____ using
a _____. It is then used to form a _____
called a _____ that is either _____. It can
come in what 5 sizes?

in a loop
double fisherman's
rope grab
prusik hitch
double or triple wrapped.
5,6,7,8, or 9mm

56

6mm accessory cord is rated at ____.

1620#/1700# per CMC

57

7mm accessory cord is rated at _____.

2200#

58

8mm accessory cord is rated at _____.

2875#/2700# per CMC

59

Anchor straps, pick-off straps, and utility
straps must be rated to at least _____.

8000#

60

Anchor plates can be _____ rated
at _____ or ______ rated at _____.

aluminum
8900#
stainless steel
9150#

61

HFD ascenders must be _____ and work
with ____ rope. They are rated to at least
_____.

spring loaded
1/2"
5400#

62

Ascenders are also known as _____.

rope grab devices

63

Carabiners must be rated to at least _____.

9000#

64

Carabiners can be used for 6 things

to join components to a rope system
to descend
to act as pulleys
to create change of directions
to create LRDs
to add friction to the system

65

Carabiners can be lubricated with ____.

LPS 1

66

Figure 8 must have ____ and be rated to
at least _____.

ears
9000#

67

figure 8 descenders can be used for 3 things

rappelling
lowering
belaying

68

4 uses for a pulley

change direction
create MA
extend an anchor
reduce friction/abrasion

69

5 components of a pulley

side plates
sheave
axle
bearing
becket (normally on double pulleys)

70

Bearings for a pulley can be _____,
or _____.

oilite
sealed
ball bearings

71

pulleys can be lubricated with _____.

LPS 1

72

pulleys are rated to at least _____.

9000#

73

Rappel racks have 7 components

welded eye
tie off bar
grooved top bar
2nd bar (straight slot)
4 angled slot bars
long leg
short leg

74

Rappel rack eye is rated at _____.

10000#

75

Triangular screw link is made out of ____
and can be _____ or _____ in diameter. It is
used for _____ and is rated to at least
______ when locked.

galvanized or stainless steel
7/16"
1/2"
three way loading
no less than 9000#

76

____ is used to lubricate the Tri-link

LPS 1

77

Swivels are designed to _____ and work
with _____. They have _____ ball bearings
and are rated no less than ____.

rotate 360 degrees
pulleys
sealed
8000#

78

3 requirements for rope
rescue components

1)designed and manufactured specifically
for rope rescue and conform to NFPA
1983
2)must meet general use strength criteria
3)must follow manufacturer's instructions
regarding inspection, maintenance, and
retirement

79

4 rope rescue general safety guidelines

1)if the integrity of a component is in ?,
replace it or back it up until it can be
replaced.
2)if hardware is dropped 3' on to a hard
surface it shall be inspected carefully
for damage
3)if hardware is dropped 5' or more on to
a hard surface, it shall not be used until
properly tested.
4)if impact loading occurs, all components
must be inspected for damage. the severity
of the impact load will determine if a
component is condemned.

80

2 HFD Carabiner Construction requirements

steel
locking pin

81

3 HFD Carabiner Specification requirements

rated atleast 9000# tensile strength
D-shaped
Large or X-large

82

5 maintenance checks for the carabiner

visual inspect after each use
inspect for proper operation after each use
keep clean
lubricate if necessary with LPS
store away from moisture/petroleum
products/acids/alkalis.chemicals

83

Figure 8 descender construction requirement

made of steel

84

2 figure 8 specifications for HFD

atleast 9000# tensile strength
have ears

85

3 maintenance checks for the figure 8

visually inspect after each use
keep clean
store away from heat/petroleum products/
acids/alkalis/chemicals

86

3 construction requirements for HFD pulleys

steel axle
stainless steel side plates
aluminum alloy sheaves

87

5 maintenance requirements for our pulleys,
tri-links are the exactly same

visual inspect after each use
inspect for proper operation after each use
keep clean
lubricate if necessary with LPS
store away from heat/petroleum
products/acids/alkalis.chemicals

88

6 specifications for our pulleys

4" single or double sheave type
2" single or double sheave type
rotating side plates
should have beckets on double pulleys
oilite or ball bearings
atleast 9000# tensile strength

89

2 precautions for the pulley

load correctly
do not drop

90

3 rappel rack uses

rappelling
lowering
belaying

91

3 rappel rack HFD construction requirements

stainless steel frame
welded eye
6 aluminum bars

92

6 rappel rack HFD specification requirements

atleast 10000# tensile strength
welded eye rated at 10000#
6 bar rack
1" top bar with rope groove
second bar straight slot
4 bars angle slot

93

4 maintenance checks for our rappel racks,
ascenders, and swivels

visual inspect after each use
inspect for proper operation after each use
keep clean
store away from heat/petroleum
products/acids/alkalis.chemicals

94

2 precautions for our rappel racks

load correctly
do not drop

95

Tri Link construction requirement

galvanized or stainless steel

96

2 tri-link HFD specifications

7/16"-8/16" diameter
atleast 9000# tensile strength

97

triangular screw links are AKA

tri-links

98

2 swivel HFD construction requirements

machined out of solid aerospace alloys
sealed ball bearing

99

1 swivel HFD specification requirement

atleast 8000# tensile strength

100

3 maintenance checks for the anchor plate

visual inspect after each use
keep clean
store away from heat/petroleum
products/acids/alkalis.chemicals

101

1 anchor plate HFD specification
requirement

atleast 8900# tensile strength

102

3 ascender(rope grab device) HFD
specifications

atleast 5400# tensile strength
spring loaded
to be used with 1/2" rope

103

1 ascender(rope grab device) HFD construction requirement

stainless steel or aircraft aluminum alloy

104

2 uses for the ascenders

supporting your own weight
ascending

105

3 precautions for ascenders

load correctly
do not drop
do not use for hauling