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Gaining entry to an enclosed area and reaching a patient

Access

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The location of the incident commander at the scene of an emergency and where command, coordination, control and communication are centralized.

Command post

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Complicated entry that requires special tools and training and includes breaking windows or using other force

Complex access

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An area where individuals can be exposed to electrical hazards such as sharp metal edges, broken glass, toxic substances, lethal rays, or ignition or explosion of hazardous materials

Danger Zones (Hot zone)

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To be caught (trapped) within a vehicle, room or container with no way out or to have a limb or other body part trapped

Entrapment

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Removal of a patient from entrapment or a dangerous situation or position, such as removal from a wrecked vehicle, industrial accident or building collapse

Extrication

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Any substance that are toxic, poisonous, radioactive, flammable or explosive and cause injury or death with exposure

Hazardous materials

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The individual who has overall command of the incident in the field

Incident commander

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An area of protection providing safety from the danger zone (hot zone)

Safe zone

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Respirator with independent air supply used by firefighters to enter toxic and otherwise dangerous atmospheres

Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus

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Access that is easily achieved without the use of tools or force

Simple access

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The ongoing process of information gathering and scene evaluation to determine appropriate strategies and tactics to manage an emergency

Size-up

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A specialized law enforcement tactical unit

Special Weapons and Tactics Team

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A fire in a house, apartment building, office, school, plan, warehouse or other building

Structure Fire

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A hostage, robbery or other situation in which armed conflicts is threatened or shots have been fired and the threat of violence remains

Tactical situation

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A team of individuals from one or more departments in a region who are trained and on call for certain types of technical rescue

Technical rescue group

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A rescue that requires special technical skills and equipment in one of many specialized rescue areas, such as technical rope rescue, cave rescue and dive rescue

Technical rescue situation