WATER RESCUE 1, 2 AND 3

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WATER RESCUE 1, 2 AND 3
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  1. What units are equipped with ice/cold water and surf rescue equipment?
    • SOME ENGINES
    • SOME LADDERS
    • ALL SPECIAL UNITS
  2. Entry into the water or onto ice is...?
    LAST RESORT...SAFETY OF MEMBERS IS PARAMOUNT
  3. Who should be considered for assignment of rescuer, a member with?
    • trained on suit
    • lifeguard experience
    • scuba diver
  4. It is good practice to assign your primary water rescuer as a riding position

    T or F
    FALSE

    positions discussed and determined at roll call
  5. What is the primary concern??
    safety of rescuers

    10 % of drowning victims are would be rescuers
  6. Factors preventing us from entering water are?
    water/weather conditions-wave height/riptides/storms

    location of victim-how far?

    skill level of rescuer

    Night ops
  7. Members wearing Bunker Gear, become fully submerged.....?
    in UNDER 1 MINUTE
  8. How to we treat a cold water victim??
    • remove victim to a warm shelter
    • do not massage or rub the victim 
    • remove the wet clothing and wrap person in warm blankets
  9. The loss of body heat (hypothermia) occurs how much faster in cold water than in air??
    25 times faster
  10. Best chance of survival?
    colder the water and younger the victim

    MDR-mammalian diving reflex
  11. When do rip tides or currents occur?
    when the tide is going out

    primary source of distress in drowning victims

    to escape rip current, swim PARALLEL to shore line
  12. During a sweep tide, how should the rescuer enter the water?
    UPSTREAM OF THE SWEEP
  13. When can we use inflatable water rescue hose??
    during ice and water rescue
  14. How is the water rescue hose filled??
    SCBA OR FAST PAK (HANSEN FITTING) or apparatus outlet
  15. How many lengths of 2  1/2" hose can one 45 minute cylinder fill??
    5 lengths in approx. 2 minutes and 30 seconds
  16. Hose can be deployed in straight line only.

    T or F
    FALSE

    STRAIGHT LINE OR LOOP
  17. FOR EACH LENGHT OF 2 1/2" HOSE, how many people can be kept afloat??
    10 people
  18. How can hose be secured??
    USING AN LIFE SAVING ROPE
  19. LOOP DEPLOYMENT INCREASES OR DECREASES?
    INCREASES BUOYANCY
  20. Each set of Ice/Cold water gear is intended for?
    PRIMARY AND SECONDARY RESCUER
  21. A SET OF ICE AWLS IS SECURED TO EACH SUIT AND USED FOR MOBILITY 

    T OR F
    TRUE
  22. How LONG IS THE TETHER REEL??
    200 FEET
  23. Lifting bridal, issued with stretcher can be used in...?
    4 point or 2 point position

    with 2 to 1 using LSR
  24. Who is Rescue coordinator?
    COMPANY OFFICER- observe and direct operation
  25. In a 4 FF Engine Company, who is the spotter??
    Company OFFICER, UNTIL ADDITIONAL UNIT ARRIVES
  26. SPOTTER, SHALL BE POSITIONED WHERE?
    WHERE THEY CAN KEEP SIGHT OF VICTIM
  27. Who is the only member that may approach victim?
    PRIMARY RESCUER
  28. What is task of Primary Tether?
    • assist Primary rescuer in donning CWS
    • attach tether line to suit's harness
    • feed and control tether line
    • pull rescuer to safety
  29. What should the SECONDARY RESCUER DO?
    DON THE SECOND CWS and be tethered to second line in stand by position
  30. All members should wear HT's with the exception of whom??
    PRIMARY AND SECONDARY RESCUER

    they shall wear PFD's
  31. Once it is confirmed that there is a victim to be rescued, Officer should??
    notify the dispatcher and request additional resources
  32. What are the 3 methods used for cold water/ice rescue?
    • REACH
    • THROW
    • GO
  33. When is the reach method used?
    victim is ambulatory and cas assist in their own rescue

    rescuer can extend hook or pole
  34. What is the throw method?
    rescuer hurls rope to the victim
  35. What is the last method to try?
    GO METHOD
  36. DURING WATER RESCUE, Wear is the tether line attached?
    D RING on the rear harness of suit

    water rescue torpedo is attached to the front
  37. How does rescuer use torpedo?
    reaches under victims armpits and places torpedo on victims chest and holds onto torpedo
  38. Where is the tether attached during Ice Rescue?
    front of the suit's chest harness
  39. Wear does rescuer throw bag during throw method ice rescue?
    throw the bag over and past victim
  40. During Ice rescue, approach victim from...?
    SIDE

    if secondary rescuer is needed, approach from different angle
  41. What is a flotation sling used for ?
    ICE RESCUE FOR AMBULATORY VICTIM
  42. When using a ladder (hooks if possible), secure ladder, how?
    utility rope to TOP RUNG OF LADDER
  43. Do we bring stretcher to victim or victim to stretcher??
    victim to stretcher
  44. One hand placed on top of the rescuers head?
    READY TO BE PULLED TO SHORE
  45. ONE ARM WAVING IN THE AIR??
    STOP PULLING
  46. When do we rinse and air dry all ropes and suits??
    AFTER EACH USE
  47. When do we inspect all ice and cold water equipment??
    JAJO

    january, april, july, october

    january and july- hung for 48 hours (suit)
  48. Before repacking suit, what should be lubricated??
    ZIPPER (CANDLE WAX)
  49. What do we NOT USE TO CLEAN SUITS?
    SOLVENTS OR DRY CLEAN

    TECH SERVICES
  50. END WATER RESCUE 2
    BEGIN WATER RESCUE 3

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