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1

Most struts use a strap in a ratchet or a jacking device to add tension to the object. This is called

Tension Buttress Stabilization

2

When approaching a vehicle fire, Move in from the at a ______ angle

45 degree

3

Vehicle fire at minimum _____ should be deployed and charged

1 1 3/4 charged hoseline

4

Hydraulic tools may be locked in place by ______ to ensure that it will stay in place

removing the hydraulic lines attached to the tool

5

Full PPE must be worn in the ________

warm and hot zone

6

Staged apparatus and the command post are located the ______ zone... Decon in the _______ zone

Cold & Warm zone

7

Inner survey should take no longer than _______ with 2 vehicle or less

45 seconds

8

The best approach to the vehicle on an inner survey :
Outer survey:

-Front driver side corner of the hood (go clockwise)
- Front side opposite the officer during the inner survey

9

______ should never be omitted in our role as a public servant

Compassion

10

______ should be completed before any operations begin. At an extrication

Inner and outer surveys * Performed by 2 rescuers one walking clockwise and the other counterclockwise

11

Effective _______ and ________ are important to provide the best level or service.

Communication and documentation

12

Categories of roadway closures:
Minor = time
intermediate =
Major =

> 30 mins
30 mins to 2 hrs
> 2 hrs

13

ERG provide info on approx _________ different chemicals that may be encountered.

4000

14

It is better to assign crew members tasks enrollee rather that wait till arrival. This will prevent....

confusion and freelancing

15

A tech rescuer should utilize an _____ ______ for on scene time management. Dispatch will notify the IC in 10 min intervals until the scene is mitigated

Incident Clock

16

A basic vehicle extraction involving the assessment , removal, stabilization and packaging of a pt should take no longer than _______ mins.
* This does not include response or transport times

20 minutes
* Should be used as a tactical benchmark

17

Total incident time should be approx _______ for agencies located in urban areas

45 mins

18

_______ goes hand and hand with stabilization. The main objective in stabilization is to __________.

Balance.
Gain a balanced footprint by expanding the vehicles base and lowering its center of gravity prior to performing any work on the vehicle.

19

Hydor Rams generally come in ______, _______, and _______ sizes

20, 30, and 60 inches

20

Consists of short lengths of sturdy timber or composite material usually ______, ______. or _______. In lengths of ________ to ________ inches used to stabilize loads in place.

2x2
4x4
6x6
18 to 24 inches

21

Mechanical tensioning device that uses a ratcheting drum to put tension on a object utilizing a webbing material.
* Not designed to lift

Ratchet straps

22

Class B foam is used for Class B fires ( Flammable liquids). Class B can be divided into 2 categories...

Hydrocarbons - gasoline type petroleum based fuels

Polar solvents - alcohol based fuels that will mix with water such as Ethanol or E85.

23

An AC locater or " Hot stick" detects the presence of electrical frequencies below....

100 Hz

24

Most common stretchers are :

Collapsable
Scoop
Basket -can be used for water rescue

25

Common lengths of struts are ______ to ______ feet.

Struts can generally support a WLL of ______ to ______ lbs.

3 to 8 feet with support pins

WLL 4000 to 8000 lbs

26

***** This is called Defensive apparatus placement.
Positions apparatus at a ______ to ______ degree angle to the wreckage. Attempt to keep the pump panel facing the accident to keep the DE out of traffic. Make sure wheels face away from the accident in case vehicle is hit.

30 to 45

27

The systemic and continual evaluation of information presented in either visual or audio form.

Scene Size up

28

Inner survey boundaries:

Outer Survey boundaries:

5 to 15 ft with the rescuer staying 3 to 5 ft away from the vehicle in a defensive posture


Generally 25 to 50 ft but based on scene could be greater than 100 ft.

29

Most common Haz Mats that rescuers encounter:

Gasoline
Diesel Fuel
Kerosne
Nitric Acid
Toluene
Acetone

30

If a streetlight is not on or is several houses don't have lights on> What should you be thinking?

Downed Power lines
** Proceed very slowly