VEHICLE DISENTANGLEMENT AND PATIENT EXTRICATION

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VEHICLE DISENTANGLEMENT AND PATIENT EXTRICATION
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  1. Disconnecting the battery, will ALWAYS prevent airbags from deploying.

    T or F
    FALSE...airbags are equipped with energy storage feature that enables them to deploy even when the battery has been disconnected
  2. Members shall always treat area around  airbag as if it hasn't deployed...what is our rule??
    5/10/20

    • 5" from side airbags
    • 10" from driver
    • 20" from passenger airbags
  3. The mechanically activated pretensioner will remain live even after the battery is disconnected (seatbelts)..how must we treat seat belt removal?
    removal of seat belt from patient should be done, AS SOON AS PRACTICAL
  4. How shall we treat automatic roll over protection systems?
    disconnect battery and avoid deployment path

    manual system- manually deploy it
  5. Where can the battery be located?
    • hood
    • wheel well
    • trunk
    • under seats
  6. You are the first arriving officer at an MVA and a person is pinned, what do you do first??
    NOTIFY DISPATCHER THAT YOU HAVE A PIN
  7. What is disentanglement?
    removal of wreckage around the victim
  8. Extrication is?
    the physical removal of the victim from the vehicle
  9. Where do we place the POWER UNIT while operating extrication tools?
    FRONT OR REAR OF VEHICLE
  10. NEVER POSITION ANY PART OF YOUR BODY BETWEEN TOOL AND VEHICLE

    T OR F
    TRUE
  11. ENGINE COMPANY OPS- WHAT ARE THE 2 TEAMS AND THEIR TASKS?
    Officer and 2 CFRD trained FF's  - trauma bag and collars proceed to accident

    remaining 2 FF's- stretch and CHARGE PRECAUTIONARY LINE
  12. If Fire or Hazardous condition exists upon arrival, what is paramount?
    • stretching and charging hoseline
    • CONSIDER FOAMLINE
  13. DO LADDER COMPANY ASSIGNMENT (IN REGARDS TO MVA ) HAVE TO BE DETERMINED??
    NO, only A GUIDE, OFFICER SHALL EVALUATE MEMBER EXPERIENCE AT ROLL CALL
  14. What does the first Ladder Team do?
    OFFICER and INSIDE TEAM- perimeter survey, chock vehicle and gain access to victim.

    if Engine or EMS not on scene..stabilize
  15. What does the inside team do before shutting down ignition??
    • ensure car is in park
    • windows down
    • seats are moved back
    • seatbelts are removed
  16. Who will bring the Hurst Tool?
    ROOF AND OV
  17. WHAT DOES THE LCC DO?
    initially BLOCK TRAFFIC WITH APPARATUS

    BRING OVER EXTRA TOOLS
  18. When disconnecting the batterY?
    REMOVE NEGATIVE TERMINAL FIRST
  19. What is the goal of vehicle stabilization?
    to prevent rocking of the vehicle
  20. What are the parts of the stabilization process???
    • placing step chocks
    • shutting down engine
    • engaging the parking break
    • putting car in park
    • disconnecting battery
  21. 2 rules should always be considered ?
    • vehicles are stabilized as they are found
    • NEVER right a vehicle with a victim inside
  22. Where shall step chocks be placed?
    • just behind front wheels and in front of rear wheels
    • may snug contact with rocker panel
  23. How shall we deflate tires??
    • VISE GRIPS
    • PLIERS
  24. What are the main points for vehicle encounter on their side or roof?
    1. step chocks and wedges under side of car and tires

    2.  vehicle shall be secured to substantial object(apparatus , tree)

    3.  no members should enter a vehicle until properly stabilized

    4. good choice of entry is front or rear windows
  25. When it comes to door removal, what are the 2 options?
    • NADER PIN
    • HINGE  SIDE

    victim must always be protected from flying debris
  26. What should be cut first, top or bottom hinge?
    TOP HINGE FIRST

    if a hinge has a spring, remove prior to cutting
  27. In order to use vertical push, what must be intact??
    ROOF
  28. When will a VERTICAL CRUSH not work??
    When victim is too close to the door
  29. When do we use THIRD DOOR REMOVAL?
    When victim is pinned in the back seat of a 2 door vehicle 

    • 4 cuts are: top of B post
    • bottom of B post
    • vertical cut rear of quarter panel
    • horizontal cut rear quarter panel a the rocker panel
  30. What is the cutting procedure involved with total roof removal??
    Cut LOW ON A POST

    HIGH ON B, C, D POST

    when cutting A and D post, cut portion of windshield
  31. What are 3 tools we can use to cut windshield?
    • sawzall (wood cutting blade)
    • axe 
    • windshield hand saw
  32. After completing cuts, during roof removal, which way should the roof be carried?
    slowly toward the front of vehicle
  33. During Dashboard displacement, what cuts are made?
    • 2 cuts bottom portion of A post
    • lower cut is made below hinge, parallel to rocker panel
    • 2nd cut 6-8 inches above first cut
    • 3rd cut is low on upper portion of A post
  34. Effective dashboard displacement in vehicle with bucket seats, what needs to be done???
    metal straps must be cut, located on each side of console


    even cutting one strap will assist operation
  35. Always try to move seat backwards by normal methods, ,before committing to hydraulics.

    T or F
    True

    normal-electric/manual
  36. Seat displacement procedures should only be used for-------- distances?
    SHORT
  37. WHERE IS THE BUTT END OF RAM PLACED DURING SEAT DISPLACEMENT?
    BASE OF A POST
  38. Where do we gain access to the passenger, when vehicle is on its roof?
    FRONT OR REAR WINDOWS

    Door removal from hinge side
  39. What can be used to break tempered glass??
    center punch or halligan (adz end)
  40. Who must wear eye protection during vehicle disentanglement?
    OPERATORS AND MEMBERS WORKING IN CLOSE PROXIMITY
  41. When disconnecting hose couplings, what procedures shall be taken?
    • EYE AND HAND PROTECTION
    • POINT COUPLINGS DOWN
  42. Can hydraulic lines be coupled or uncoupled with power unit running?
    YES...BYPASS VALVE IN DUMP POSITION
  43. If a member gets hydraulic fluid in his eyes?
    member should flush their eyes with clean water for at least 20 MINUTES

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