Flashcards in Technical Rescue SOGs(Preface-Paragraph 1600) Deck (95):
Chapter 5 Article 11 of Policy and Procedures
Technical Rescue SOGs
Tech. Rescue SOGs have _____ section(s)
and _____ paragraphs.
Tech. Rescue SOGs section 1 is _____.
Special Ops includes the following: _____.
2 rescue companies
2 hazmat companies
F3 _____ Special OPs
oversees and administers
OPS BCs are responsible for _____.
Monthly Reports: 21/24/32/32A
Special OPs BC is responsible for _____.
1)Maintaining Tech. Rescue SOGs
2)Maintaining other procedures that
apply to SOPS companies.
3)Coordinating training and
6)Liaison for HFD with other
agencies regarding SOPS.
Rescue companies 1st-in areas extend
All 3 of these are notified if Rescue
companies will be out of service or will be
performing drills or pre-plans in the ocean
Weekend and holiday drills and pre-plans
are pre-approved by the ______ and the
If one Rescue company is out of service,
the other Rescue company must be able
to respond _____.
immediately and to the whole island.
If while out of service, the other Rescue
company is dispatched to an incident,
the out of service Rescue company must
terminate the drill and make itself available
If a Rescue boat is out of service for
mechanical repair for more than _____
than ______ shall take place if available.
changeover to the relief boat
If their is no relief boat available, then the
rescue company with a boat _____ alarms
and the rescue company without a boat
takes all the ocean
takes all the mountain
Rescue Companies respond to what type
of incidents? (at least 11)
High Angle Rescue
Low Angle Rescue
Wilderness Search and Rescue
Confined Space Rescue
Confirmed building fires
Rescue Captains must train their members
by conducting at least _____ drills or
classroom sessions _____. In addition,
there must be at least _____.
1 quarterly night drill
7 drills held each month
4)company task performance per TRB
5)Rescue Evolution (Helo or Rope Rescue)
18 pieces of specialized
equipment on the rescue truck?
Paratech Struts/Air Cart/Air bags
CS and Comms equipment.
Dry Suits and Comms
What 3 types of drill are possible as the
quarterly night drill?
Rescue companies shall prepare ______
preplan of a trail, stream, surfing spot, or
other natural hazard each _____.
at least 1
Rescue company preplans are
documented on the HFD- _____ form.
Rescue preplans should be conducted
with the _____.
Rescue companies are _____ from the CIP
Rescue companies should familiarize
themselves with all _____ around the island.
high-risk target hazards
Per Section 1, Paragraph 900 of the TR
SOGs, all personnel who want to
participate in technical rescue
training must successfully complete _____.
an agility performance exam
4 Areas of RBT
Rescue personnel must meet NFPA _____
competencies which include _____, _____,
Surface Water Rescue
HFD Rescue personnel are trained to the
______ level for the following 5 disciplines.
wilderness search and rescue
surface water rescue
vehicle and machinery extrication
confined space rescue
Operations personnel are trained to the
_____ level for the 4/5 disciplines. The
exception is an _____ level for _____.
confined space rescue
Rescue personnel are issued the following
2 rescue t-shirts
rescue long-sleeve t-shirt
hiking boots(non-steel toe)
fins, mask, snorkel, tabis
anchoring and rigging:
assembly of rope and hardware used to
form an anchor system to support rope
safety technique used to control a
potential fall and to minimize damage to
equipment or personnel due to a fall or
billy pugh net:
net anchored underneath the helo that
can be automatically deployed and
used to sling load patients/rescuers.
anchor chosen by the rescuer that will
hold any intended load or potential
impact force and does not require a
short meeting after size-up given to a
rescue team or other FD members to
provide assignments, inform the
strategy and tactics to be used, and
state the objective of the mission.
2 types of Rope rescue components
condemnation: is when a _____.
rope or rope component has been
determined to be unfit for continued rope
rescue in any manner.
when rope is downgraded from mission
rope to drill rope or to utility rope.
only for life safety drills
not for any life safety drills
5 extraction methods
landing area pick-up
1 skid hover pick-up
fixed line flyaway
fixed line flyaway:
when a rescuer and victim are extracted and transported via a fixed line attached to and
suspended beneath the helicopter.
forward looking infrared system. it is a
thermal and visual imaging camera that
is mounted to the helicopter and can be
used during both day and night
3 things FLIR is used for
search and rescue
brush fire recon
per NFPA 1983. a rope system must meet
a 9000# minimum tensile strength and
has a maximum safe working load of
components of a rope system that are metal
7 hardware components
system comprised of rope and rope
components used to used to
move/haul a load.
high angle rope rescue:
when the majority of weight is
supported by the rope system.
(around 45 degree angle).
high line system:
aka traverse line. a rope system that is
suspended between 2 points
(possibly at uneven heights) and is
capable of moving people and/or
equipment over a barrier.
when a human load is safely connected
to a life safety rope.
when the helicopter hovers just above the
ground and allows the rescuer/patient
to enter/exit the helo.
the stress on a rope, rope component, and
the entire rope system created due to a
falling load or failure of a system or
IAP (for rescue):
incident action plan. plan to achieve the goals of the incident. approved by the IC
after consultation with the Pilot and the
7 insertion methods
landing area drop off
1 skid hover
LZ has 4 requirements
landing zone that is free of loose
materials and obstructions, secured
from the public, and has adequate
life safety rope:
rope designed specifically to support
rigging the patient to a SKEDS or STOKES
litter and preparing it for a hook-up to a
low angle rope rescue
when the majority of load is supported
by itself...the ground.
rope system used to lower a rescuer
and/or patient to a lower location.
mechanical advantage. is the ratio of the
weight of a load to the force necessary
to move the load.
MA can be created with _____.
rope, carabiners, pulleys, and parbuckling
offshore rubbish line:
is the line of debris that forms on the
surface of the ocean that is normally
caused by a current.
1 skid hover:
1 skid is placed on the ground as the
helicopter hovers and allows for
underwater area where debris gathers
stabilizing a patient both medically and
traumatically within a litter or extraction
device that allows for continued medical
interventions during transport.
water conditions that the rescue captain
deems to be so polluted that it might
jeopardize the health of rescue personnel.
PLS is the _____. it is determined by _____.
point last seen
a witness(es) or evidence such as a
parked car, trail sign-in log, or
location of personal belongings.
controlled descent on a rope/fixed line
using a friction control device.
operational mode with a lower level of
urgency and acceptable risk because
the patient is presumed dead.
fastening made by tying rope or
webbing together in an HFD prescribed
operational mode with a higher level of
urgency and acceptable risk because the
patient is presumed to be alive.
assigned to assist the pilot with the
FLIR, searchlight, and or visual ops.
assists with lowering and retrieving
equipment and lines from the helo
and aids in spotting any helo
hazards such as power lines, trees,
Rescue team has at least _____ members.
Rescue Teams have a ______, a ______,
safety man/rappel master
Rescue Safety Man performs mandatory
______ prior to each use of the system.
safety touch checks
The rescue safety man can _____
operations at any time.
a risk assessment includes the ______
identifying and analyzing of all hazards
and risks involved in an operation. Based
on this assessment and a risk-benefit
analysis; a plan is determined and
implemented with controls in place. This
plan will now be constantly supervised
risk benefit analysis:
weighing the risks involved to the
benefit to be gained when taking those
rope history that begins when the rope
is issued which includes updates
after each use and is maintained
until the rope is downgraded to
utility status or condemned.
safety touch check
visual and manual touch safety check
of all components of rope system
shall means something is _____.
heavy plastic sheet that is designed
to transport patients.
sling load: is to _____. an example of
slingloading is a ______.
transport personnel, equipment, or
patients via a fixed line attached to
and suspended beneath the helicopter.
fixed line flyaway
8 software components:
life safety rope
when a rescuer steps off the skid of
the helo as it hovers.
steep angle rope rescue:
type of high angle rescue that is
between 40-60 degrees.
stokes litter is made of ____ and is used
steel tubing, wire mesh, and support
the greatest longitudinal stress that
an object can handle without tearing
when a patient is picked off while
suspended in space or from a
precariously elevated position.
visual damage to a component
that you look for includes 9 things.
Technical Rescue SOGs were established
on _____ by _____.
fire chief leonardi
changing the status of a life safety rope to a lesser status due to wear or damage.
3 things the safety man/rappel master
is responsible for
1)mandatory safety touch checks
2)directing the step-by-step sequence of the procedure being performed and
communicate it to the pilot.
stopping all operations if there is any