Keep elevation angle above (___) degrees whenever possible to reduce ladder loading
Green alignment indicator light “ON” indicates that?
indicates that overlapping section rungs are aligned.
Green alignment indicator light “ OFF ” indicates that?
rungs are “NOT” aligned.
RESCUE MODE (NORMAL POSITION) - nozzle unit is attached to the aerial ladder (________) section so that nozzle tip is behind top rungs of the fly ladder section
WATER TOWER MODE - nozzle is attached to the aerial ladder fly section (___________) in front of therung.
DO NOT ADJUST THE EXTERNAL RELIEF VALVE during fire fighting operations is done?
Monthly maintenance adjustment only
THE LYFE PULLEY SYSTEM... what portion of the ladder is called the “EGRESS
The tiip portion
LYFE PULLEY USE GUIDELINES... Before attempting the rigging and rescue operation
Establish a safety area for rigging, loading, and off loading of rescuer(s) and victims.
Do not allow the pulley system to come into contact with any objects (rocks, cliffs, walls)
The capacity of the pulley system is 500 lbs. or the tip load of the ladder, whichever is less.
Obtain and deploy the following rope rescue equipment to rig the aerial ladder pulley system
1. Two (2) ½” x 300’ static kernmantle ropes (400’ ropes are being ordered for this evolution) 2. Two (2) pulleys 3. Six (6) steel carabiners 4. Two (2) eight plates 4. Four (4) 1” pieces of tubular webbing 5. Two (2) prussic (Optional
Begin by separating the above listed equipment into two areas (Ladder tip area)
Two (2) ½” x 300’ static kernmantle ropes b.
Two (2) pulleys c.
Two (4) steel carabiners d.
Two (2) 1” pieces of tubular webbing to attach to the rescuer at the end of the rig
Begin by separating the above listed equipment into two areas( Ladder base or pedestal area)
Two (2) eight plates
Two (2) 1” pieces of tubular webbing for anchor points
Two (2) prussic (Optional)
Two (2) steel carabiners
A HIGH ANCHOR POINT Operation of the system requires three (3) personnel on the ladder pedestal
1. An aerial ladder operator
2. One belay person
3. One main (haul) line person
The MAXIMUM CAPACITY of the Lyfe Pulley System is?
Lyfe Pulley System truck crew responsibilities include? (Positions)
1. Captain Ladder operation team leader Rigger and belay line operator
2. Engineer Ladder operator
3. Firefighter Rigger and main line operator
4. Firefighter Rigger and belay line operator
EMERGENCY POWER UNIT...... The EPU on the pierce apparatus is designed to run for up to (_____) minutes use caution to prevent overheating
Performs emergency ladder operations using hydraulic pressure to retract and bed ladder