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1

Technical Rescue Incident

Complex Rescue incident involving Extrication water/ice rescuer, trench collapse, confined spaces

2

Three Technical Rescue Areas

Awareness
Operations
Technician

3

Guidlines

Be safe
Follow Oders
Work as Team
Think
Follow Golden Rule

4

Steps of Special Rescue

Preparation
Response
Arrival and scene size up
Stabilization of scene
Access
Disengagement
Removal
Transport

5

Simple Access

May require hand tools such as hammer, glass handsaw, Halligan, cn tear punch

6

Complex access

Hydraulic ram, spreader, cutter

7

Disentangelment

Airway, oxygen, ventilation, control bleeding and involves freeing patient from what's entrapping them

8

Car Post

A post : Windshield to driver door
B post : driver to back door
C post : back post to trunk

9

Cribbing

Basic stabilization tools
Step chocks
Wedges
Shims

10

Laminated Glass

Front and back windshields

11

Tempered Glass

Side glass of car